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E.P.A. Says M.P.G. for Electric Cars and Plug-in Hybrids Are a Work in Progress

Environmental Protection Agency says its draft standard for plug-in hybrids and battery cars isn't complete, and it is searching for meaningful ways to present the information to car buyers on the window sticker.


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Ash78, voting early and often

Do the stickers HAVE to be similar to gassers and diesels? Why can't they simply put something like "Watts per hour - CITY" or another objective measure? I know MPG is a common stat that most people understand, but only out of familiarity. As energy becomes more fungible in cars, we're probably going to have to switch to a common measure and/or list it along with MPG (for traditional cars).