Plug-In Hybrids (or Plugin Hybrids)

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

General Motors has announced its intention to mass-produce two PHEVs -- a Saturn VUE SUV, and the Chevy Volt, a series hybrid (where only the electric motor powers the wheels and the gasoline engine recharges the batteries).

2011 Nissan Leaf Matches Volt: 8 Year, 100,000 Mile Warranty

All Cars Electric

A few hours after Chevrolet announced its pricing structure for the 2011 Chevrolet Volt, Nissan have responded with details of the warranty it will offer on its 2011 all-electric Leaf. At the Plugin 2010 Conference in San Jose, California, Carlos Tavares, Nissan's executive vice president and head of operations in America, told a packed audience

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GM’s new RWD PHEV system for Cadillac CT6 designed for fun-to-drive high performance as well as efficiency; Volt on steroids

Green Car Congress

Ah—like the second-generation Chevy Volt. Essentially, Grewe said, GM made a tray to hold the modules that are common with the Volt: common electronics, battery state estimator, etc. Basically, that gives you a Volt on steroids.

Chrysler unveils new electric minivan for the US Postal Service

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

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Brian Howey Get's it

Plugs and Cars

I also hope for his next column he finds out some more about the exciting things going on with Plugin-hybrids, like the Chevrolet Volt and other pure EV's being announced and driven currently. I love it when someone outside our EV and hybrid world truly begins to understand the connections at play here.

Automakers agree on common plug to recharge electric vehicles

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Low Ranked Ethan @ Apr 19th 2009 5:27PM Kilgore - Plugs are 24 volts in the UK, 12 in the US, your car will charge much faster with this, seeing as it is hundreds of volts more.

VIDEO: Driving a Tesla-powered Smart

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Dodge Circuit EV First Drive: electric car makes grand promises on Earth Day

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Chevys volt is exactly what a family with kids would need, as is the Tesla model S, and yea, theyre both pricey.

How Carmakers Are Responding to the Plug-In Hybrid Opportunity

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

General Motors Chevy Volt series PHEV, which it calls "extended range electric vehicle" (EREV), part of "E-Flex" multi-fuel platform. See Chevy Volt for latest. Now Lutz envisions selling hundreds of thousands of Volts a year, probably priced below $30,000.