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Plug-In Hybrid Gasoline-Electric Vehicles

What are the pros and cons of plug-in hybrid gasoline-electric vehicles? Would you buy one if it were economically feasible? Why or why not?

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A hybrid car is a vehicle that relies on both a gasoline and an electric power plant to drive them. The hybrid drive system can use electric power only, gasoline power only or both. Hybrid vehicles are more efficient than conventional gasoline-only vehicles because they save energy when braking. The plugin hybrid is charged by connecting into an outlet, while other hybrid batteries are charge within its system.

Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEVs) has extra battery ...

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A feasibility study of various hybrid vehicles to determine the economics of purchasing one. A pro and con defense is discussed in detail.