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The other screen is the Energy Detail that shows a pie chart of sorts with percentages of Driving, climate settings, and battery conditioning.

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That's what I figured that graph was showing over on the right hand side. It would have been nice if it was laid out in a better/easier method to identify real time numbers, but hey, beggars can't choosers.

The other screen is the Energy Detail that shows a pie chart of sorts with percentages of Driving, climate settings, and battery conditioning.

Thank you for your input!

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Sure. The metric system is nicely logical. But furlongs per fortnight rolls off the tongue.I'm not sure how well it'd work with US Customary Units, but as my Bolt uses Metric values it's somewhat easy for me to see if I'm driving it effiicently

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MPGe is directly based on how many mile/kWh you get. The extra step of dividing your mi/kWh into the energy content of a gallon of gas is a pointless extra step, that is intended to help science and math challenged folks "understand" their EVs energy use.

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I believe they also take into consideration energy lost from the outlet to your battery for MPGe. So if your car travelled 100 miles on 30 kWh, they will use 33 kWh for the 10% loss of electricity.MPGe is directly based on how many mile/kWh you get. The extra step of dividing your mi/kWh into the energy content of a gallon of gas is a pointless extra step, that is intended to help science and math challenged folks "understand" their EVs energy use.

I for one hate the MPGe calculation, because most people think of money when they see it. If your car is getting 130 MPGe and an ICE vehicle gets 30 MPG, people think that the EV should be over 4 times cheaper in electricity.

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I admit to ignorance. If you do not take into account either the energy equivalent of a gal. of gas or the cost equivalent, how do you make a comparison? I read that the Bolt EV had a MPGe of 120. I do not know how they calculated this (I thought from the "energy" in the petrol gallon). But I do not understand how the mi./kWh by itself makes a useful comparative factor.MPGe is directly based on how many mile/kWh you get. The extra step of dividing your mi/kWh into the energy content of a gallon of gas is a pointless extra step, that is intended to help science and math challenged folks "understand" their EVs energy use.

If you say, as GM does, that the Bolt averages 3.97 mi/kWh, and you look at your electric bill, you know your cost per mile. Anybody who can't get their head around that probably doesn't know the mpg average, or cost per mile, of their old car.I admit to ignorance. If you do not take into account either the energy equivalent of a gal. of gas or the cost equivalent, how do you make a comparison? I read that the Bolt EV had a MPGe of 120. I do not know how they calculated this (I thought from the "energy" in the petrol gallon). But I do not understand how the mi./kWh by itself makes a useful comparative factor.

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