Vehicles produce about half of the greenhouse gases from a typical U.S. household.
A plug-in hybrid (PHEV) takes away the range anxiety common with pure electric cars. With a PHEV, more range is just a gas station away. There’s no need to find a functional charger to get additional miles of range. The electric-only range of available plug-in hybrids varies from around a dozen miles to nearly 100.
A plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) is a hybrid electric vehicle whose battery can be recharged by plugging it into an external source of electric power, as well by its on-board engine and generator.
For these reasons, more automakers are seeking advancements in hybrid technology. Many are focused on traditional hybrids, while others are offering plug-in hybrids and new mild-hybrid technology. Some of these vehicles could qualify for up to $7,500 via the plug-in electric vehicle tax credit.
The Chevy Volt PHEV was for a while the plug-in hybrid of the US market, representing a substantial portion of total US electric vehicle sales for quite a number of years.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) uses the mpg equivalent (MPGe) figure to convert the measurement of power used by plug-in hybrid vehicles, electric vehicles and others not powered by liquid fuels into something that resembles the more familiar mpg rating.
Some plug-in hybrids have higher-capacity batteries and can go further on electricity than others. PHEV fuel economy can be sensitive to driving style, driving conditions, and accessory use. Benefits and Challenges. Less Petroleum Use. Plug-in hybrids use roughly 30% to 60% less petroleum than conventional vehicles.
From its long wheelbase to a distinctive wide stance, the Clarity Plug-in Hybrid has been engineered for a smooth, spacious ride. Noticeable from Any Angle With its sleek, aerodynamic shape and Decklid Spoiler, the Clarity Plug-in Hybrid creates a solid presence on the road.
Enjoy the best of both worlds with the new 2018 Ioniq Plug-in Hybrid from Hyundai. The Ioniq Plug-in Hybrid takes things to a whole new level.