All future Nissans will tell you just how much gas they're guzzling
21 August 2007

Stop the presses and hold the front page – all future Nissans will now come with a fuel-efficiency gauge as standard.This revolutionary piece of technology – as seen on many BMWs and VWs since at least the 1980s – is being introduced as Nissan attempts to encourage drivers to go green, under the Nissan Green Program 2010.The gauge will provide the driver with both instant fuel-efficiency and average efficiency readings. Nissan says that in trials, drivers drive more efficiently when they look at real-time fuel-economy readings. While we can’t fault Nissan’s desire to encourage greener driving, we can’t help but feel that reducing weight and making more efficient cars is every bit as important.

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