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Posted Mon Jan 13 2014: from Midwest Energy News:
Study: Air travel outpacing driving in fuel efficiency gains
Conventional wisdom says that driving a relatively fuel-efficient car is usually better for the environment than flying. That may no longer be the case, though, according to new calculations from the University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute.... matching the fuel intensity of an average flight now requires a car get at least 33.8 mpg or have more than two occupants.
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