All the News, Reviews, Guides and Reports on Electric Cars

By Brad Berman ·
March 20, 2007

Plug-in Hybrid Batteries: Type Matters

Today’s PHEVs vary widely in performance. Why? The answer is in the amount of energy they can store on-board the vehicle.

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By Brad Berman ·
February 09, 2007

Battery Expert Casts Doubt on Plug-in Hybrid Future

In the quest for a solution to the growing global transportation energy needs, plug-in hybrids have recently taken center stage. Plug-in hybrids, unlike the gas-electric hybrids currently on the market, can travel for extended ranges without using any gasoline. Yet, the emergence of plug-in hybrids depends on the viability of mass-manufactured lithium ion battery technologies. That technology may not be available for a decade or more, according to Dr. Menahem Anderman, a leading expert on advanced automobile batteries.

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By Brad Berman ·
April 03, 2006

Plug-In Hybrids - Overview

How would you like to run your car for the equivalent of less than one dollar per gallon, with much lower emissions? Impossible, right?

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New to EVs? Start here

  1. Seven Things To Know About Buying a Plug-In Car
    A few simple tips before you visit the dealership.
  2. Incentives for Plug-in Hybrids and Electric Cars
    Take advantage of credits and rebates to reduce EV costs.
  3. Buying Your First Home EV Charger
    You'll want a home charger. Here's how to buy the right one.