Understanding Mileage Ratings for Electric Cars

Understanding Mileage Ratings for Electric Cars

October 2, 2016 •

It’s possible a few jaws dropped in Fremont California, home of Tesla, when the EPA announced mileage numbers for the all-electric Chevy Bolt. With 110 MPGequivalent (MPGe) on the highway and 128 MPGe in the city, the combined number is 119 MPGe. That gives GM’s newest electric car a range of some 238 miles. It’s an impressive result, but it also raises a question – what does miles per gallon even mean for an electric vehicle?   Read More ››