Bright’s Plug-In Car: Aerodynamics Are Key

Revenge of the Electric Car

million gallons of gas consumed by those white little trucks trolling your neighborhood. Some manufacturers such as Zenn Motor broke into electric cars with limited speed vehicles that top out at 25 or 35 miles per hour.) The onboard gas engine largely exists to recharge the batteries for the electric engine. This new company, Bright Automotive , is founded by ex-GM EV1 people, and the super efficient Rocky Mountain Institute to make plug-in hybrids in Indiana.

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