GM claims the Volt will get 230 mpg, but that's not the number consumers should care about

Last week, GM announced that the company's series plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) with a 40-mile all-electric range (AER), the Chevy Volt, will "achieve city fuel economy of at least 230 miles per gallon (98 km/L), based on development testing using a draft EPA [U.S. Environmental Protection ...

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