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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The Washington Postdsut highbeam. Often misattributed as the president in articles from through[8] [9] [10] he was described as an auto leasing newsletter editor and director of automotive research at the company prior to Retrieved from ” https: It operated separate research offices covering the automotive, computer, electronics, housing, and personal investment industries, as well as a research office covering political issues.

SRodeJul 29, Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. Prius uses less energy than Hummer Sign in to comment Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. Jul 28, 3. Automobile energy cost – Dust to Dust dusst. Will a set of Prius batteries last formiles?

The Wiki article on the Prius does have a section regarding the nickel production and states assumptions that were made were in error. Consulting, lease portfolio analysis, executive sessions.


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So the next time someone says, “You know what, a Prius uses more energy than a Hummer,” you’ve got plenty of fuel to tell them they’re completely wrong. Knowledgeable people refuted elements of this study, but that didn’t duwt pundits such as George Will from happily quoting the study.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. I could be wrong about these figures of course. Major clients included Gannett Newspapers, Time Inc.

This page was last edited on 16 Novemberat The original study also based its conclusions on the lifetime miles of a Prius versus a Hummer H1, where it assumedmiles versusmiles, respectively. 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. But gasoline power is already more expensive and more polluting than electrical power.

Prius uses less energy than Hummer A new paper refutes a study that claims the Toyota Prius uses more energy than a Hummer. Toyota can claim what they want about the prius, but their suppliers still dump sulfur dioxide into the air to produce the batteries. Aug 1, 8. 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.


The premise of this study is that, when taking research, production, and fuel into account, a Prius will use more energy per mile than a Hummer.

‘Dust to dust’ is dust: Prius uses less energy than Hummer

Jul 30, 5. A Prius is a Toyota – a brand famous for its ultra-reliability. Andrew MasonJul 28, Bandon, OregonUnited States. Aug 1, 9. Yes, my password is: As for the overview that you gave in your post, it’s horrendously incomplete not your fault.

DangerJul 28, The battery is warranted tomiles in California. Join Physics Forums Today!

I have heard that they won’t even come close. Box as an address, and its “call centers, data center, and field offices are off limits” cbw clients and other visitors.

The only real difference dist the size of the battery. Views Read Edit View history. Finally, I’m not sure that I buy the “Prius has a higher up-front cost” argument. Log in or Sign up. Webarchive template wayback links Pages using deprecated image syntax Wikipedia articles needing clarification from October