TITLE

THE PLUG-IN PARADOX

AUTHOR(S)
Margonelli, Lisa
PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;11/24/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 20, p104
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information about the efficient use of plug-in hybrids in cars. Plug-in hybrids use 60% less gasoline than nonhybrid cars and despite their high sticker price, they've earned powerful fans. Argonne National Lab found that a bad driver who turns on the air conditioner can squash the plug-ins performance by reducing battery range from 40 miles to15. They offer far higher efficiency, but not many drivers know how to use them or make the most of them.
ACCESSION #
35661657

 

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