Reply to post: Re: They are making profits of over £100m...

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MrWibble

Re: They are making profits of over £100m...

"It would be like that totally pointless "MPG on the EU cycle" figure that car manufacturers have to publish, even though it bears no relation to real-life usage."

It doesn't matter that it bears no relation to real-life usage. What it does do is provide a comparison between two different makes/models, using one standardised baseline, so comparisons can be made.

Just like NCAP stars, 0-60 times, etc. they're just numbers to compare one to another to see which is "best".

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