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From the front page of the Driving section of today's paper, another article on the Volt.

The Chevrolet Volt is one of the most intriguing vehicles to come along in a very long time (fuel cell aside). It promises to deliver acceleration to 96 km/h in 8.5 seconds -- having 273 pound-feet of torque on tap at Rev One certainly helps -- and an average fuel economy of less than seven litres per 100 kilometres. For those who are lucky enough to have a commuting distance less than the electric-only maximum driving range, fuel economy is a moot point. This opens up a potential hurdle: If the driver is only filling the tank once a year, how does he combat stale gasoline?
If only I had that problem!​
 

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Funny I was think about this last sentence just the other day. Will we have to drive a certain length of time on ICE + e-motor just to use up what gas is in the tank in order to keep it from going stale?

Maybe keeping the tank at half-full most of the time is the trick. Just drive a little and keep refilling it to half full. Once a week blow out the tank and ICE with a long 100 mi drive? Then refill to half?
 
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