27 November 2009 - In First "Plug-in Arizona" Outing to Nogales, AZ, " the "Spirit" Made the News with Nogales International
Spirit of DC - PHEV3A
NOVEMBER 27, 2009
He has driven his 2005 Prius, dubbed “Spirit of DC,” to 48 state capitals and five Canadian provinces, and now he’s launching a “Plug-in Arizona Tour,” he said.Spirit is a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV). can be charged with “American homegrown electrons, not OPEC-related molecules of oil, on regular household electricity,” Asher said.If a hybrid is converted to a PHEV, it can reach a top speed of about 52 mph in electric mode before the gasoline engine takes over.