Stating fuel consumption as it is done in Europe (fuel used per distance traveled) would give U.S. consumers a better understanding of fuel economy than the traditional miles-per-gallon formula, say researchers at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. Miles Per Gallon Gallons Consumed per 100 Miles Driven Gallons Consumed per 10,000 Miles Driven 10 10 1,000 15 6.67 667 20 5 500 25 4 400 30 3.33 333 35 2.86 286 40 2.5 250 45 2.22 222 50 2 200 Professors Richard ...

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