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 Put into perspective,​ comparing the average EPA emissions requirements of the bike VS common road vehicles: Put into perspective,​ comparing the average EPA emissions requirements of the bike VS common road vehicles:
 ^ Type/Model ^ Mileage((fuel economy)) ^ HC ^ NOx ^ CO ^ CO2 (Petrol) ^ CO2 (LNG) ^ CO2 (COAL) ^ Notes ^  ^ Type/Model ^ Mileage((fuel economy)) ^ HC ^ NOx ^ CO ^ CO2 (Petrol) ^ CO2 (LNG) ^ CO2 (COAL) ^ Notes ^ 
-| Recchetta Bike | 246MPG((measured at 0.5KW/hr)) | 0.623g/km | 0.623g/km | 0.623g/km |  | 6.3g/km |  12.6g/km | Measured: ran at less than 0.5KW per hour for 10 hours, consuming ​a total 2 gallons of fuel. |+| Recchetta Bike | 246MPG((measured at 0.5KW/hr)) | 0.623g/km | 0.623g/km | 0.623g/km |  | 6.3g/km((based upon the 24V/20A battery pack's measured capacity of 38 miles per charge, through city driving)) ​|  12.6g/km((based upon the 24V/20A battery pack's measured capacity of 38 miles per charge, through city driving)) ​| Measured: ran at between a average of 0.25-0.5KW per hour for a total of 10 hours, consuming ​an exact 2 gallons of fuel. Based upon fuel consumption alone, actual emissions are most certainly lower than these estimates (by a factor of 2-4), but until I can measure actual emissions the best I can do is use the EPA's maximum manufacturer'​s ratings for this engine. |
 | Motorcycle: 2006-2009 | 50MPG((Manufacturer Rating)) | 1g/km | 1.4g/km | 12g/km |  |  |  | EPA maximum allowed emissions | | Motorcycle: 2006-2009 | 50MPG((Manufacturer Rating)) | 1g/km | 1.4g/km | 12g/km |  |  |  | EPA maximum allowed emissions |
 | Motorcycle: 2010+ | 50MPG((Manufacturer Rating)) | 1g/km | 0.8g/​km ​ | 12g/​km ​ |  |  |  | EPA maximum allowed emissions | | Motorcycle: 2010+ | 50MPG((Manufacturer Rating)) | 1g/km | 0.8g/​km ​ | 12g/​km ​ |  |  |  | EPA maximum allowed emissions |
-| Mercedes Smart Car (2006) | 45MPG((measured)) | 0.024g/km | 0.08g/km | 5.44g/km  |  |  |  | Measured fuel economy from personally-owned vehicle with over 50K miles. EPA measured was 49MPG. Assuming [[http://​www.epa.gov/​otaq/​standards/​light-duty/​tier2stds.htm|maximum emissions]] from EPA's [[http://​www.greenercars.org/​highlights10.pdf|Tier 2, Bin 5]] classification. |+| Mercedes Smart Car (2006) | 45MPG((measured)) | 1.08g/km | 3.6g/km | 244g/km  |  |  |  | Measured fuel economy from personally-owned vehicle with over 50K miles. EPA measured was 49MPG. Assuming [[http://​www.epa.gov/​otaq/​standards/​light-duty/​tier2stds.htm|maximum emissions]] from EPA's [[http://​www.greenercars.org/​highlights10.pdf|Tier 2, Bin 5]] classification. |
 | Ford F150 Pickup (2010+ | 25MPG((Manufacturer Rating)) |  |  |  |  |  |  | EPA measured 25MPG | | Ford F150 Pickup (2010+ | 25MPG((Manufacturer Rating)) |  |  |  |  |  |  | EPA measured 25MPG |
 | [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Motor_vehicle_emissions#​Passenger_car_emissions_summary|EPA Estimated Emissions]] per vehicle in July 2000 |  | 4.48g/​km((1.6km*2.8g/​mi)) | 2.224g/​km((1.6km*1.39g/​mi)) | 413g/km ((1.6km*258g/​mi)) | 258 g/km |  |  | Actual average vehicle emissions, as estimated by the EPA in July of 2000 | | [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Motor_vehicle_emissions#​Passenger_car_emissions_summary|EPA Estimated Emissions]] per vehicle in July 2000 |  | 4.48g/​km((1.6km*2.8g/​mi)) | 2.224g/​km((1.6km*1.39g/​mi)) | 413g/km ((1.6km*258g/​mi)) | 258 g/km |  |  | Actual average vehicle emissions, as estimated by the EPA in July of 2000 |
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