BMW’s 2021 luxury sedan, the 745e PHEV, comes with 16 pure-electric miles

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The PHEV’s exterior retains the regular 745’s Adaptive LED headlights with Adaptive LED brake lights, enormous front grilles and massive dual-exit exhaust outlets, a panoramic sunroof, fender vents and standard 18” wheels.


An iconic sedan gets electrified: the BMW 330e PHEV offers 22 e-miles

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If you’re searching for a BMW PHEV, chances are you’ll find a vehicle to fit your needs. By John Coulter, CURRENT EV CMO BMW is in the process of building its cars on “integrated” platforms that allow all its gas, EV and PHEV models to be fabricated on the same assembly lines.


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BMW introduces X1 xDrive25e PHEV subcompact crossover

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In the AUTO eDRIVE standard setting, the intelligent drive system ensures optimum interaction between the two power units in all driving situations. In addition the standard equipment of the compact SAV with plug-in hybrid drive also includes 17-inch light alloy wheels, 2-zone automatic air conditioning as well as auxiliary air conditioning. The BMW Group is introducing a further plug-in hybrid model—the new BMW X1 xDrive25e—a subcompact crossover.

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Hyundai launches Sonata PHEV; 22-mile electric range

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Hyundai lanched the 2016 Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle—Hyundai’s first plug-in hybrid vehicle—along with the hybrid version of the seventh-generation Sonata, at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The PHEV is fitted with a 9.8 Sonata PHEV’s Nu engine produces 154 horsepower (115 kW) and 140 lb-ft (190 N·m) of torque; total system output is 202 horsepower (151 kW) at 6,000 rpm.

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Updated Gen7 BMW 5 Series sedan introduces new 48V MHEV system, more powerful PHEV

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288 hp 530e and 530e xDrive PHEV Sedans. The recuperated energy accumulating in the 48V battery is supplied to the 12V electrical system and powers the lights, steering, power windows, ventilation, audio system and seat heating.

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Honda Clarity Fuel Cell sedan makes N. American debut at LA Auto Show; available in California late 2016; PHEV in 2018

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The Honda Clarity Fuel Cell sedan ( earlier post ) made its North American debut at the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show as Honda announced additional details for the vehicle’s entry into the US market. Additional features include the Honda Sensing suite of safety and driver assistive technologies, support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, LED exterior lighting and 18-inch aluminum alloy wheels.

2015 199

2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime PHEV: 42 mile EV range/600 total miles! A smash hit!

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Its 42-mile EV range, its 600-mile total range and relatively low price tag have made the PHEV an instant smash hit. The obvious next step after creating a popular RAV4 PHEV would be stepping up to an all-electric version. Toyota has designed the PHEV to be VERY inexpensive to maintain.

2020 52

Jeep Renegade 4xe, Compass 4xe PHEV order books open in Europe

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It is entirely made of aluminum for lightness (it weighs 106 kilograms). In all driving modes, the regenerative braking system recovers energy during passive driving phases (such as deceleration or light braking).

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EPAs GHG Standards for Light-Duty Vehicles; Special Credits To Encourage PHEVs, BEVs and FCVs

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Included in this is a temporary program that will provide additional credit provisions as incentives for the development and sales of plug-in hybrids (PHEVs), battery-electric vehicles (BEVs); and fuel-cell vehicles (FCVs). Light trucks. EPA is allowing auto manufacturers to earn credits toward the fleet-wide average CO 2 standards for improving air conditioning systems, such as reducing both hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) refrigerant losses (i.e.

2010 204

Presales of Audi Q7 TFSI e quattro PHEVs begin in Europe

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Hybrid” mode offers two operating modes: “Auto” and “Hold”. In “Auto” mode, the predictive operating strategy is activated automatically when route guidance is started in the standard MMI navigation plus. Presales of the Audi Q7 TFSI e quattro (combined fuel consumption 3.0–2.8

2019 227

New BMW 530e PHEV offers more range, optional intelligent all-wheel drive

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In the AUTO eDRIVE standard setting, purely electric driving is possible up to a speed of 110 km/h. The offer ranges from Adaptive Suspension and light alloy wheels in the sizes 17 to 20 inches to especially stylish and high-quality optional equipment by BMW Individual and the driver assistance systems Driving Assistant Plus and Parking Assistant Plus. BMW is increasing the efficiency and variety of its electrified models for the upper mid-range segment.

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Mitsubishi Motors to supply 635 Outlander PHEVs to National Police of Ukraine

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) announced that through its local importer and distributor MMC Ukraine, MMC will supply the National Police of Ukraine with 635 units of the Outlander PHEV. As part of its policy to reduce CO 2 and greenhouse gas emissions using the Green Investment Scheme under the Kyoto Protocol, the Ukrainian government will use the Outlander PHEVs as police vehicles. Mitsubishi has extensively revised the Outlander PHEV for 2017.

Using the PHEV (Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle) to Transition Society Seamlessly and Profitably From Fossil Fuel to 100% Renewable Energy

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The PHEV (Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle), a subset of the electric car, combines a primary electric motor with a much smaller back-up engine fueled with a hydrocarbon/biofuel mix. (In In this paper PHEV refers solely to the long-range PHEV of 60 miles (100 km) electric-only range.) The PHEV does not require the heavy, costly batteries required by other electric cars, nor does it suffer from a limited range or poor freeway performance. Engineering Advantages of PHEV.

2015 300

EPA to maintain light-duty vehicle GHG standards unchanged through 2025

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In an expected ruling, US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy finalized her decision to maintain the current greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions standards for model years 2022-2025 cars and light trucks. The EPA says that a wide variety of effective technologies are available to reduce GHG emissions from cars and light trucks, and that automakers are well positioned to meet the standards through model year 2025 at lower costs than the agency earlier predicted.

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BNEF forecasts EVs to hit 54% of new car sales by 2040; decreasing importance of PHEVs

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Electric vehicles will make up the majority of new car sales worldwide by 2040, and account for 33% of all the light-duty vehicles on the road, according to a new forecast published by Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF). The forecasters said that while plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) sales will play a role in EV adoption from now to 2025, puer battery-electric vehicles (BEVs) will subsequently take over and account for the vast majority of EV sales.

2017 163

Hybrids take 7% of California market in 1H 2013; PHEVs 0.7%; EVs 1.1%

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Source: California Auto Outlook. in 2012, according to the California Auto Outlook for the second quarter of 2013. California Auto Outlook is sponsored by the California New Card Dealers Association. share of the total new light-duty vehicle in California in the first half—more than Buick (0.5%); FIAT (0.5%); Land Rover (0.5%); Lincoln (0.3%); and Mitsubishi (0.3%).). Hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and battery electric vehicle share of the California retail market.

2013 298

Mercedes-Benz introduces new E-Class with PHEV version coming

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At the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), Mercedes-Benz introduced the 10th generation of its E-Class. High-resolution MULTIBEAM LED headlamps, each with 84 individually controlled high-performance LEDs, automatically illuminate the road with a hitherto unsurpassed, precision-controlled distribution of exceptionally bright light – without dazzling other road users.

2016 174

FCA to invest $4.5B to expand production capacity in Michigan, electrify Jeep vehicles with PHEV, possible BEV models

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Those actions have resulted in the recent launches of the award-winning all-new Jeep Wrangler and all-new Ram 1500, and the introduction of the newest member of the Jeep family, the all-new Jeep Gladiator, at the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. will invest a total of $4.5 billion in five of its existing Michigan plants, and will work with the city of Detroit and state of Michigan on building a new assembly plant within city limits.

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Honda targeting 2/3 of unit sales from PHEVs, HEVs and ZEVs by ~2030; PHEVs the core of electrification

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In order to accommodate these new model introductions and high demand for light truck products in North America, production of large-sized SUVs which have been concentrated at the plant in Alabama will be expanded to another plant. The East Liberty Auto Plant in Ohio will start producing the Acura MDX in 2017 as the second plant to produce light truck models in North America.

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Honda brings FCV Concept to N. America, promises new EV and PHEV models by 2018

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Honda staged the North American debut of the Honda FCV fuel cell vehicle at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS); the company also announced US availability for the FCV in 2016. The Honda FCV Concept made its world debut in Japan on 17 November 2014, followed by an announcement at the Los Angeles Auto Show that Honda will provide FirstElement Fuel with $13.8

2015 191

2014 Honda Accord PHEV EPA-certified at 115 MPGe, on sale 15 Jan with MSRP of $39,780; LEV3/SULEV20 compliance

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2014 Accord PHEV. Although Honda’s presence at the Los Angeles Auto Show was dominated by the debut of the 2013 Civic, the company also announced that the 2014 Accord Plug-In Hybrid, featuring Honda’s new two-motor system ( earlier post ) earned an EPA-certified 115 MPGe rating and will go on sale in New York and California on 15 January with an MSRP of $39,780. The revised 2013 Honda Crosstour and 2013 Honda CR-Z also made their auto-show debuts. Click to enlarge.

2012 273

A123 China JV to develop Li-ion battery packs for new Geely PHEV due in 2014

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Advanced Traction Battery Systems (ATBS), A123 Systems’ Shanghai-based joint-venture company with SAIC Motor ( earlier post ), has been selected to develop battery packs for a new plug-in hybrid electric (PHEV) sedan from Geely, one of the fastest-growing automakers in China and the parent company of Volvo Car Corporation.

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Audi highlights its range of electrification efforts; Q7 diesel PHEV, A7 fuel cell PHEV, BEV, 48V and more; 750 Wh/l by 2025

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The Q7 PHEV will arrive in dealerships in Germany in 2016, and will likely come to the US, although perhaps with a gasoline-engine variant. Whether for a plug-in hybrid car (PHEV, plug-in-electric vehicle) or a purely electric car, the battery structure follows a uniform modular concept. Introduced last year at the LA Auto Show, the technology study Audi A7 h-tron quattro fuel cell vehicle sprints from 0 to 100 km/h (62.1

2015 203

KPMG survey finds global auto execs expect ICE dominance for some time; ICE downsizing and PHEVs to receive greatest investment over next 5 years; mobility-as-a-service in cities

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Global auto executives have cooled a bit on the prospects for e-mobility, with a majority of automakers from both developed and emerging markets believing that internal combustion engines (ICE) will remain the dominant powertrain for some time, according to the 14 th Annual Global Automotive Executive Survey conducted by KPMG LLP, the US audit, tax and advisory firm. 83% of auto execs from the Americas predict that online activity will increase for both dealerships and intermediaries.

2013 200

What types of electric vehicles were purchased in the U.S. in 2020?

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This brief post presents the results of an analysis concerning the types of electric light-duty vehicles sold in the United States in 2020. The raw monthly sales data came from Wards Auto via Argonne National Laboratory. plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs). times the sales of PHEVs. BEVs as a multiple of PHEVs. HEVs as a multiple of PHEVs. HEVs as a multiple of the sum of PHEVs and BEVs. by Michael Sivak, Sivak Applied Research.

First drive: Volvo XC90 T8 Drive-E Twin Engine PHEV sets a high bar for full-size luxury SUV plug-ins in US

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The XC90 T8 Twin Engine will be the first 3-row, 7-passenger, plug-in hybrid electric light-duty vehicle in the US when it arrives in showrooms toward the end of 2015, but will soon be joined by—at least—the Audi Q7 e-tron quattro diesel PHEV ( earlier post) , the Mercedes-Benz GLE 550e PHEV ( earlier post ), and the BMW X5 xDrive 40e ( earlier post ). This version of the Q7 PHEV will also use a 2.0-liter gasoline engine, the 2.0 T8 Twin Engine PHEV.

2015 254

PHEV Energy Bill

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Here is the outline of what the bill intends to do: SECTION 131 TRANSPORTATION ELECTRIFICATION SEC 131 Transportation Electrification DOE to establish competitive grants for electric vehicles and PHEVs to encourage early widespread use and advance production of electric (And PHEV) vehicles in USA. $90 SEC 132 Domestic Manufacturing Conversion Grant Program Grants to auto makers, suppliers, component manufacturers to encourage PHEVs, EVs, and advanced diesels.

2008 100

Volkswagen introduces the Sport Coupé Concept GTE PHEV at Geneva; 118 mpg US

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GTE versions are conceivable in all vehicle classes, as demonstrated with the Cross Coupe GTE SUV concept vehicle that was shown at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. We are enriching this segment with a premium design which is as exclusive as it is dynamic, and which casts the term avant-garde in a new light. Like the headlights, the LED taillights are designed to have a 3D appearance, with a light signature that apes the winglets at the front.

2015 191

Updated IEA EV/PHEV roadmap finds announced production plans for electric vehicles far below sales targets set by countries

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Combined government targets (line) and EV/PHEV production/sales (bars) reported by OEM. Announcements from major manufacturers in terms of future production plans for electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (EVs and PHEVs) are far below sales targets set by countries, according to a newly updated Electric Vehicle Roadmap report from the International Energy Agency. Announced EV and/or PHEV production plans from the majors add up to 0.9

2011 204

Audi ups A3 Sportback e-tron PHEV technology offerings for US MY2017; virtual cockpit

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New for 2017, the e-tron comes equipped with even more standard features including panoramic sunroof, rearview camera, LED daytime running lights with available e-tron signature LED headlights (Premium Plus and Prestige only) and standard driver assistance systems such as Audi pre sense basic and Audi pre sense front.

2016 150

UK auto industry warns anti-diesel agenda and slow uptake of EVs could mean missing 2021 CO2 targets; rising CO2 average in 2017

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The light commercial vehicle sector, 96% of which is powered by diesel, has also shown impressive progress—new vans last year reduced CO 2 by -4.8% AFV registrations consistent of hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs); plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs); battery electric vehicles (BEV); and fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEV). Registrations of HEVs rose by 40.0%, PHEVs by 25.5% HEVs, PHEVs and BEVs respectively made up 60.6%, 28.1%

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Hyundai unveils Ioniq HEV, PHEV and EV for US market at New York show

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Hyundai Motor America introduced the Ioniq Hybrid, Plug-in Hybrid, and Electric models for the US market at the New York International Auto Show; the full line of three electrified variants made their global debut earlier this year at the Geneva show. Ioniq also allows drivers to integrate their smartphone with the vehicle’s infotainment system by providing both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

2016 163

Mercedes-Benz launches new E-Class; new engines, PHEV, driver assistance systems; DRIVE PILOT

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Mercedes-Benz has launched the new tenth-generation E-Class, introduced at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) this January. E 350 e PHEV. The WLTP cycle (Worldwide harmonized Light vehicles Test Procedure), which is scheduled to supersede the NEDC measuring cycle in future, was another focus of attention during the development phase.

2016 150

BMW prices 330e iPerformance PHEV in US starting at $44,695; 14 miles AER

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BMW 330e iPerformance drivers can choose from three BMW eDrive-specific programs—AUTO eDRIVE, MAX eDRIVE and SAVE BATTERY—via the eDrive button in the center console. AUTO eDRIVE: This setting ensures the combustion engine and electric motor work optimize all driving situations and enable a pure-electric top speed of 50 mph (80 km/h). It then changes to a solid green light once the charging process has been completed.

2016 150

Mixed Outlook for Mainstream Consumer Adoption of PHEVs

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Bubble chart of plausible mainstream PHEV buyers’ battery requirements (light and dark gray circles) and experts’s requirements overlaid on a Ragone plot of NiMH and Li-ion batteries. not enthusiast or pioneer—adoption of coming plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs), given current market conditions and consumer awareness and attitudes. A trajectory through time of PHEV designs allows good things to happen.

2009 150

GM and PHEV Maker Bright Automotive Announce Strategic Relationship; GM Ventures Funding

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In this case, our funding of Bright Automotive will accelerate the introduction of advanced propulsion and light-weight technologies in the commercial vehicle market. In developing the IDEA, Bright started with a clean sheet of paper, listened to customers, and took a novel approach to product development that focused on light-weighting, aerodynamics and a highly efficient drivetrain.

BYD to announce US launch plans for EVs and PHEVs at NAIAS

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Ltd (BYD) will reveal plans for the launch of US-ready electric drive vehicles and clean energy products at the upcoming 2011 North America International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. BYD says it will showcase its “Green City Solutions” at the show: electric drive vehicles, solar panels, home energy storage units and energy-saving LED Lighting. BYD Co.,

2010 161

"Spirit" Became Enlightened in Fiesta of Lights Parade with the Phoenix EAA, Saturday EVe, 5 December 2009. And Looking at Parker and Yuma Runs!

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CCheers EVADC'rs, PHEV'rs, and EVnthusiasts, Below is a medley of happy snaps taken before the Fiesta of Light Parade, the 23rd one for Phoenix, as orchestrated by Phoenix Electric Auto Association Veep, Sam DiMarco on his 21st showing. Shown while there was still daylight is Phoenix EAA Members' 11 plug-ins -- EVs and PHEVs of Sam, George, James, Todd, EVJerry, Ray, Ricky, Bob and Jerri, , of which one was Art's electric hybrid bike. Setting up the lights!

2009 36

Nissan announces Green Program 2016; targeting cumulative sales of 1.5M zero-emission vehicles across Alliance; new fuel cell electric vehicle with Daimler, new Nissan PHEV

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Nissan will also focus on developing light-weight technologies with structure optimization, new materials and new manufacturing processes. Leading closed-loop recycling: being the first in the auto industry to set a recycling objective and adopt a comprehensive closed-loop recycling scheme, including steel, aluminum and plastic. Nissan Motor Co., announced its new six-year environmental plan, Nissan Green Program 2016 (NGP 2016).

2011 185

EPA and NHTSA Issue Notice of Intent to Develop New Greenhouse Gas and Fuel Economy Standards for Light-Duty Vehicle Model Years 2017-2025; Proposal Expected by 30 Sep 2011

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The US Department of Transportation’s (DOT) National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a Notice of Intent (NOI) to begin developing new standards for greenhouse gases and fuel economy for light-duty vehicles for the 2017-2025 model years. costs, future regulatory fuel economy/GHG requirements, and government incentives for vehicle purchasers and owners such as the existing tax credits for EVs and PHEVs.

2010 179

Center for Automotive Research calls long-run economic risk to auto industry of mandating permanent fuel economy standards very serious; recommends periodic reviews

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Based on the results of the study, CAR believes the economic risk to the auto industry connected to mandating permanent fuel economy standards in the long run is “ very serious ” The group recommends periodic review to assess the rate of technology development and cost reduction of advanced technologies leading up to 2025. experienced a major shift to HEV and PHEV technology. CAR then forecasts the US market for light vehicles, the US production of such vehicles and.

2011 179

June '06 - The Film Opens, CARB Ducks, PHEV Debut in DC

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Plug In America and other Electric Auto Association chapters have been actively promoting the film with a guerilla marketing campaign aimed at raising awareness. In light of this lack of progress, PIA feels CARB cannot justify its move toward hydrogen technology and away from EVs. Photos of smiling Senators waving the infrastructure requirement for PHEVs, an extension cord, can be seen at: [link] Legislation moving ahead in congress, HR.

2006 100

Ford unveils its first plug-in hybrid vehicle for police and government customers

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The Special Service Plug-In Hybrid Sedan, the first PHEV police vehicle from Ford, is designed for police and fire chiefs, detectives, and other government personnel whose jobs don’t require a pursuit-rated vehicle. Other highlights include a reinforced top tray for mounting equipment, metal console mounting plate, red and white task lighting in the overhead console, police engine-idle feature, unique alloy wheels and an auxiliary power distribution box in the trunk.

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