Margonelli, Lisa
November 2008
Forbes Asia;11/24/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 20, p104
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.


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