Thursday, August 13, 2009

Detroit leading?

I'm glad to see that Detroit is finally leading the technology influenced evolution of automobile engineering. The Pioneer Press had an article saying that the GM Volt will get 230 miles per gallon in the city. Freeway millage will be even better.

If you're keeping track at home (and I am), that is three or four times more efficient than today's Prius. I'm sure Toyota will counter with an upgrade of their own, but I find it refreshing to see Detroit announce their results first.

1 comment:

Scooter said...

Maybe they just improved upon the design from Dakota County Technical college.

"Dakota County students say hybrid gets 170 mpg"