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    Reduced Speed Limits consume MORE FUEL higher compression ratios REDUCE IT. They say a picture is worth a thousand words and u nfortunately I cannot commit enough time to explain the content ...

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    Laurence – what a fantastic piece of work (which I could not have done) – but it disagrees with the results generally available on the Internet taken from actual controlled road tests, the results of ...

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    Jerry, I think there is some truth to that. I remember when Honda first introduced the Fit (a car not designed for our tests), it seemed to get unimpressive EPA ratings, but performed much better in the ...

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    Hi Laurence, And let's be honest. The auto manufacturers design cars to get maximum fuel economy on the EPA testing which often results in truly awful cars. My nominee for this bunch was the Dodge ...

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    Here is my input based on a few calculations regarding where we use the most fuel in an urban environment. If the question is the impact of speed limits on fuel consumption in city streets, we first need ...

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