131: 230, 367, hike! What in hell do these new mpg numbers mean?

Chevy Volt gets 230 mpg (for a day) while Nissan says we can play that game, too...BMW gets hybrid religion (again)...and we take you for a ride in an Audi Q5 and point out what we love and what we wish we could.

Chevy Volt gets 230 miles per gallon (for a day) while Nissan says we can play that game, too. BMW gets hybrid religion (again), and we take you for a ride in an Audi Q5 and point out what we love and what we wish we could.

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Brian Cooley joined CNET in 1995 and always comes at technology from the real consumer's point of view. He brings his high energy, often skeptical style to all avenues of CNET coverage, with an emphasis on car tech. You'll also find him frequently on television, radio and the TV screens at Costco!

 

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