Mainland Euopre does indeed use L/100km, but here in the UK things are alittle different. Fuel is normal bought in litres (probabaly becuse the cost per gallon is insane), so the costs per litre (of the mectric setup) is good for us, but fuel usage is normally MPG (imperial) here.
It's alittle weird, but thats how our little country works!
ahh ok, makes sense now. So we'd just need a switch on the display side that has the US display using imperial gallons to calculate mpg. Thanks for the info--we don't have that on our to-do list yet, but we'll consider it.
When you say currency conversion, do you mean for other people viewing your information? I live in Japan so I want the data that I see about my car to be in yen, liters and kilometers. I certainly don't want it converted to US dollars or something like that.
Any idea on when I'll be able to enter my fill-ups in yen?
When you say currency conversion, do you mean for other people viewing your information?
I envision it being a setting on your car, just like entering data in liters/gallons and km/mi, you'd pick which currency you use from a list of supported ones. Then you'd go ahead and enter in how many yen you spent on how many liters and how many km you traveled.
Each night, we could have an up-to-date currency table internally that would be used to convert currency throughout the site. So, for instance, as you look at my profile, my fill-ups would be displaying in current values of yen how much I paid in the US for my gallons of gasoline. Everyone on the entire site could be displayed in yen for you if you wanted, while members in european countries could be seeing euros everywhere, etc.
OK, I think that makes a lot of sense. That's pretty much how I envisioned it. It will be great to see those conversions because it will give me a quick and easy way to see how much (or how little) I am paying for gas, compared to other countries.
Thanks! I'm looking forward to the functionality being implemented!
The Metric option works well for me, thanks for implementing it. Here on the East coast of Canada we often refer to the two systems as Imperial and Metric, but that might look a little clunky on the top of the page.
I appreciate being able to see the entire site in metric as that is the way my brain grew up thinking so the comparative measurements seem to make more sense. Thanks again.