CNW Marketing Research Inc. spent two years collecting data on the energy That’s the conclusion of long-term study of “dust to dust” energy costs for cars and . Some organization called CNW Marketing Research Inc. has published an ” analysis” of the total energy consumption of various kinds of cars. 8 This is in part because 6 Dust to Dust Rep CNW Marketing Research Inc Web 19 from ENVS at University of Oregon.

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It’s not just that CNW’s comparison is wrong, it’s that the numbers themselves are wrong. Maybe building a Prius does cost more energy and cause more harm than an H2.

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The Prius runs its engine at a more constant speed than a conventional car, so the service interval is longer and the engine is expected to last longer. The original study also based its conclusions on the lifetime miles of a Prius versus a Hummer H1, where it assumed dyst, miles versusmiles, respectively.

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In the last couple of years, the claim that the Toyota Prius has more environmental impact than a Hummer garnered attention on forums and blogs around the Internet. CNET’s best of I could be wrong about these figures of course.

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Consuming more power up front – power that can be generated with wind, nuclear, hydroelectric, or cogeneration at the factory – makes a lot of sense if it means burning less of the expensive and polluting fuel later. Second, the numbers changed because the lifetime estimates changed. Archived from the original PDF on AlephZeroAug 2, Everyone ought to agree that the cost of a product ought to reflect its actual costs: As for the overview that you gave in your post, it’s horrendously incomplete not your fault.

Your name or email address: The Ni-MH batteries most common today are rated for about recharges, which may be 8 years but I’d doubt it. The transmission is six fixed gears so there’s very little to wear out.

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I have heard that they won’t even come close. A new paper refutes a study that claims the Toyota Prius uses more energy than a Hummer. DangerAug 1, Retrieved from ” https: Join Physics Forums Today! At very least the import taxes on a Prius ought to make it even more expensive than an H2. The average cell phone uses these or Lithium Ion batteries, and they don’t typically last more than years.


FredGarvinJul 31, The Washington Postvia highbeam. Will a set of Prius batteries last formiles? Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. Andrew MasonAug 1, Privately held companies based in Oregon Companies established in Companies disestablished in Marketing dustt companies of the United States establishments in Oregon. Knowledgeable people refuted elements of this study, but that didn’t stop pundits such as George Will from fo quoting the study.

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If it’s so much cheaper in materials and energy to produce cbw H2, why does the baseline H2 cost 2. Andrew MasonJul 30, A Prius is a Toyota – a brand famous for its ultra-reliability.

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The brakes and rotors are rarely used so they almost never need replacement. Jul 28, 1.