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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. Plug-in, Gas-optional Hybrid in 2007?

    I'm trying to decide whether to buy a hybrid now, or wait to see if a plug-in, gas optional hybrid will come out in 2007. Does anyone have any...

    Started by ‎, 02-01-2006 06:14 AM
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    02-01-2006 08:42 PM Go to last post
  2. Prius

    Has anyone tried one of the new aftermarket plug-in kits on a second generation Prius, in Los Angeles? If so: What were the costs to...

    Started by ‎, 04-22-2006 11:02 AM
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    04-22-2006 04:34 PM Go to last post
  3. America, liberated and eco-friendly ...

    What's needed is a flex-fuel hybrid with a larger bank of batteries, a solar array and plug-in adapter, built around an ultralightweight but...

    Started by ‎, 07-16-2006 03:30 AM
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    07-18-2006 12:46 AM Go to last post
  4. Google PHEV

    What's up with rumours of a Google funded 100 MPH PHEV for the USA?

    Started by ‎, 09-19-2006 08:12 PM
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    09-20-2006 06:11 AM Go to last post
  5. 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 04:36 PM
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    06-08-2008 10:51 PM Go to last post
  6. 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 10:58 PM
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    02-05-2009 01:01 AM Go to last post
  7. 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 12:43 AM
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    05-04-2009 02:44 AM Go to last post
  8. 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 12:47 AM
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    11-14-2009 12:47 AM Go to last post

    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 10:42 AM
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    12-10-2009 07:28 AM Go to last post
  10. 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 04:24 AM
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    12-15-2009 01:18 AM Go to last post
  11. 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 02:26 AM
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    12-15-2009 01:26 AM Go to last post
  12. 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 ‎, 11-04-2005 11:21 PM
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  13. 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 05:44 AM
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  14. 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 02:12 PM
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    05-05-2010 09:28 AM Go to last post
  15. 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 03:51 AM
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    05-31-2010 09:41 PM Go to last post
  16. 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 02:46 AM
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  17. 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 10:57 PM
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  18. 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 06:34 PM
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    02-16-2011 10:34 PM Go to last post
  19. 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 06:19 AM
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    03-13-2011 05:38 PM Go to last post
  20. 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 07:13 PM
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    03-29-2012 01:47 PM Go to last post

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