You are moving from Location 1 to Location 2, which is located 107 km away. You have furniture, books, computers, and your personal effects to move: your total mass to transport is 1500 kg. The rental agency has two vehicles available for you to rent: A) Vehicle A has a fuel efficiency of 8 L/100 km while safely transporting 200 kg of payload. B) Vehicle B has a fuel efficiency of 18 L/100 km while safely transporting 800 kg of payload.
a. Calculate which vehicle is preferred from an environmental basis.
b. Based on your results, how effective is the original functional unit (fuel efficiency) in representing the circumstances?
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