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hytem hytem is offline
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Somebody mentioned a quick warmup gas engine in a hybrid.

I have a Boxster with an on-board computer monitoring mpg continuously, and I can tell you the most gas is wasted getting the engine warm. Very inefficient. Once the engine is warm, no matter how you drive, you get 25-30 mpg around town and 35 mpg on the highway. The cold starts are a killer, for short trips.
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Old 02-02-2008, 12:55 PM
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