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No More Overseas Travel? - Running out of oil? 26-Oct-2007 At 12:04:41 PM oweng
On 26/10/2007 nmonteith wrote:

>A 'normal' 4 cyclinder car (like a Forestor or Camry) does about 9.5l/100km
>- to get 7l you need to be
>driving a tiny hatchback or a diesel sedan. 6 cylinder cars use more like
>13l/100km. So your maths is
>a bit out..

True. My old Mazda Astina got high 7's, so I used that (and rounded down to 7 because I figured if fuel prices doubled or tripled in the next few years people would buy super efficient cars).

>I foresee a future of club buses transporting us...

Actualy that would work really well, particuly from Melbourne where you could probably find a guarenteed dozen people for every weekend.

>Things like the ski industry will also be hammered by these high prices.

And global warming!

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