Breaking News
Comments
Newest First | Oldest First | Threaded View
<<   <   Page 6 / 6
junko.yoshida
User Rank
Blogger
Re: EPA fuel economy
junko.yoshida   12/30/2013 3:25:10 PM
NO RATINGS
@pinaz, you are absolutely right.

Accoridng to Automoitve News (http://www.autonews.com/article/20131104/OEM06/311049962/daimler-asks-epa-to-let-tech-features-bolster-its-mileage-ratings#axzz2ozWlV866

Daimler is seeking to get better treatment under new U.S. fuel economy standards for its start-stop technology and other fuel-saving features.

pinaz
User Rank
Rookie
EPA fuel economy
pinaz   12/30/2013 2:40:24 PM
NO RATINGS
My understanding is that the EPA fuel economy test downplays any benefit to stop-start, as there are no significant stops in the test.  As a result, there is no visible benefit to the consumer when comparing the "sticker" mileage of vehicles.

<<   <   Page 6 / 6


EE Life
Frankenstein's Fix, Teardowns, Sideshows, Design Contests, Reader Content & More
Max Maxfield

Creating a Vetinari Clock Using Antique Analog Meters
Max Maxfield
55 comments
As you may recall, the Mighty Hamster (a.k.a. Mike Field) graced my humble office with a visit a couple of weeks ago. (See All Hail the Mighty Hamster.) While he was here, Hamster noticed ...

EDN Staff

11 Summer Vacation Spots for Engineers
EDN Staff
11 comments
This collection of places from technology history, museums, and modern marvels is a roadmap for an engineering adventure that will take you around the world. Here are just a few spots ...

Glen Chenier

Engineers Solve Analog/Digital Problem, Invent Creative Expletives
Glen Chenier
11 comments
- An analog engineer and a digital engineer join forces, use their respective skills, and pull a few bunnies out of a hat to troubleshoot a system with which they are completely ...

Larry Desjardin

Engineers Should Study Finance: 5 Reasons Why
Larry Desjardin
45 comments
I'm a big proponent of engineers learning financial basics. Why? Because engineers are making decisions all the time, in multiple ways. Having a good financial understanding guides these ...

Flash Poll
Top Comments of the Week
Like Us on Facebook
EE Times on Twitter
EE Times Twitter Feed

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)