Gallons of Electricity: Calculating Plug-in Mileage

The X Prize has creating an Excel-based spreadsheet that can calculate miles per gallon equivalents for cars that run on any fuel, battery vehicles and plug-in hybrids.


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One thing that really gives me the burgers about EV's is how every story from an asinine starry-eyed journalist will ulimately try to say knowledgably:

"An electric motor, of course, makes its maximum torque at zero RPM".

AHHHRRGGGHH! They need to be tarred and feathered!

How can it make maximum torque at ZERO revs????