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Environmental

GM claims Chevy Volt will get 230 mpg city

Using EPA mileage methodology, GM claims that its forthcoming Chevy Volt, a plug-in hybrid, will achieve 230 mpg city driving; the range of the Volt on battery-power alone is anticipated to be 40 miles. The price of the Volt is currently anticipated to be at least $40 thousand. For more information on the mileage assertion, see http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/08/11/AR2009081101090.html?hpid=topnews.