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Forum: Plugin Hybrids and Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G)

The shape of things to come. Discuss a future when your car gets hundreds of miles per gallon--and gives power to, as well as receives power from, your home.

  1. Are plugin hybrids mechanically simpler and lighter weight than conventional hybrids?

    disadvantages of plugin hybrids? If your home has 115 volt ac, how much would it cost to install a 240 volt adapter? How much money will it cost to...

    Started by obdshawn‎, 11-13-2014 08:24 AM
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  2. Stocks of EV & Hybrid Technology Companies

    I recently bought shares in Altair Nanotechnologies (symbol: ALTI). I got in at $3.07 and again today at $3.22. I am not saying that anyone should...

    Started by Shadestrades‎, 06-06-2007 05:42 AM
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    10-05-2014 08:38 PM Go to last post
  3. GM PHEV

    Anybody know more about the rumour GM will have a PHEV at the Detroit show January 2007 and maybe a production model in 2007-2008? Anybody know...

    Started by ‎, 09-11-2006 07:21 AM
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    06-13-2014 12:27 AM Go to last post
  4. Extend EV range with “SERIES HYBRID”

    The only piece missing now is the ‘Series Hybrid Electric Vehicle’ at a reasonable price. The biggest resistance to electric cars is their long...

    Started by Nick‎, 01-07-2007 05:55 AM
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    10-02-2012 09:45 PM Go to last post
  5. Prius +: Prius with a plug-in option

    Hello All, I just read in early May about the Prius + (http://www.calcars.org/priusplus.html) which gets 100+ miles to the gallon. New batteries...

    Started by ‎, 06-13-2005 08:13 PM
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    03-29-2012 02:47 PM Go to last post
  6. solar and plug in hybrids

    Photovoltaics (solar electricity) and plug in hybrids can be a boon for overburdened city electric infrastructure. We have already seen on both...

    Started by ‎, 08-16-2006 07:19 AM
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    03-13-2011 06:38 PM Go to last post
  7. conversion of hybrids to plug in hybrids

    Does anyone have information on the cost range for converting a hybrid vehicle to a plug in hybrid vehicle? Also, does anyone know how many hybrid...

    Started by jasonschrock‎, 02-20-2009 07:34 PM
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    02-16-2011 11:34 PM Go to last post
  8. EV drivers to help plan charging network for Madison, Wisconsin

    Electric vehicle owners will influence an extensive network of charging stations being installed in Madison, Wisconsin by MGE. In a story produced...

    Started by Jen‎, 08-05-2010 11:57 PM
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  9. Photovoltiac Requirements for Plug In Hybrids?

    Was planning on purchasing a plug in hybrid and was hoping to set up a solar array which will be dedicated solely for charging the vehicle. Could...

    Started by Cyparo‎, 06-09-2010 03:46 AM
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  10. electric car battery vs plug in hybrid

    If an all electric car like the Tesla can be re-charged in 3.5 hours to achieve a 250 mile range, with no top speed limitations, why cannot plug-in...

    Started by ‎, 08-10-2006 04:51 AM
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    05-31-2010 10:41 PM Go to last post
  11. New Piaggio MP3 Hybrid

    Just released in Itlay: Piaggio MP3 Hybrid, the first paralle plug-in hybrid scooter with lithium battery. here below the Press Release PIAGGIO...

    Started by mavigat‎, 08-03-2009 03:12 PM
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    05-05-2010 10:28 AM Go to last post
  12. Estimate Kwh needed to recharge a plug in elec vehicle?

    I currently have a residential solar photo voltaic system rated at 4.293 kW CEC-AC. And that has worked well to offset my electric usage. The system...

    Started by MMoore3331‎, 04-21-2010 06:44 AM
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  13. Toyota plug-in hybrid plans?

    From another list: could be great news! Source: Peter Rohde Chief Editor Inside Fuels and Vehicles (703) 416-8576

    Started by ‎, 11-05-2005 12:21 AM
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  14. But I want to plug it in!

    "You never have to plug it in." Ignore this insipid spin the manufacturers are using. The whole point is to be able to plug it in, so it can be...

    Started by ‎, 11-14-2005 03:26 AM
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    12-15-2009 02:26 AM Go to last post
  15. Plug-in Hybrids

    Much of our daily driving is less than 40 to 50 miles. Why is there not a big rush to add plug in capability to the Hybrids coming along? This...

    Started by ‎, 01-11-2006 05:24 AM
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    12-15-2009 02:18 AM Go to last post
  16. PLUG IN HYBRIDS AND FUEL IN GAS TANK

    1. I am considering becoming an "early adopter" of a plug in hybrid/electric vehicle sometime in 2012. 2. Assuming a range of 35 miles on electric...

    Started by thompson‎, 06-12-2009 11:42 AM
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    12-10-2009 08:28 AM Go to last post
  17. New EV activity

    Check out the Nissan and Coda websites for some new updates and viewing opportunities for their expected 2010 BEV releases: www.codaautomotive.com...

    Started by ex-EV1 driver‎, 11-14-2009 01:47 AM
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    11-14-2009 01:47 AM Go to last post
  18. EV: Lightning GT

    Another British specialist car maker has popped up with a new electrically driven sports car. With styling that looks like a Jaguar from the front, a...

    Started by Shadestrades‎, 06-22-2007 01:43 AM
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    05-04-2009 03:44 AM Go to last post
  19. Plug-in hybrid: true comparison?

    Has anyone here ever tried (or read of someone trying) to compare the consumption of a traditional hybrid versus a plug-in hybrid or true electric...

    Started by ‎, 08-09-2006 11:58 PM
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  20. Charging a Hybrid from a electric source

    I am wondering if there are designs underway that would allow a hybrid to be charged from an electric source in addition to the braking system? This...

    Started by ‎, 08-17-2005 05:36 PM
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    06-08-2008 11:51 PM Go to last post

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