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Are You Plugged In?

Revenge of the Electric Car

Plug-in hybrids differ from hybrids on the road today in that they can go longer distances on battery power and can be recharged via electrical outlets. Myers’s NmG—or no more gas—is a three-wheel, one-seat vehicle that can travel up to 75 mph and as far as 50 miles in its lithium-battery model. PHEV. It is different from a plug-in hybrid, or PHEV, which runs on both battery power and gasoline. The Wall Street Journal assesses your EV readiness.

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DOE to Award Up to $2.4B for Advanced Batteries, Electric Drive Components, and Electric Drive Vehicle Demonstration/Deployment Projects

Green Car Congress

billion in federal funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) in support of the development of advanced electric drive vehicles (EDVs) including plug-in hybrid electric (PHEV), electric vehicles (EV), and fuel cell vehicles (FCV). For purposes of production volume estimation each PHEV battery must be capable of delivering at least 5 kWh of available energy (total production of 100,000 to 500,000 kWh).

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