Tag: plug-in hybrid electric vehicle

My Huffington Post Test Drive Review of 2017 Prius Prime

What a fun car! No seriously. What a fun car! Here’s an excerpt from my Huffington Post piece on it.  The 2017 Toyota Prius Prime is certainly one to four steps up from the original plugin Prius. Besides the doubling of EV miles, the…

Infographic: Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) Power Storage. Why Electric Vehicles Matter!

BY TXCHNOLOGIST
Renewable energy sources like solar and wind only generate electricity when the wind blows or the sun is out and that isn’t always when customers need power. Batteries large enough to hold megawatts of electricity are prohibitively expensive but another potential source of battery storage is fast emerging: electric vehicles.
Vehicle-to-grid (V2G) storage allows the smart grid to use EVs (and even hybrids) as a distributed network of batteries that can store power at off-peak times and help power the grid when demand peaks. Here’s how it works:

Ford C-MAX Energi Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle

Ford C-MAX Energi is a five-passenger multi-activity vehicle offering high mileage and low emissions as well as distinctive body design and a flexible interior. The plug-in hybrid provides maximum fuel efficiency by pairing a high-voltage lithium-ion battery and electric traction motor with a high-efficiency…

Audi E-Tron Plug in Hybrid Electric Vehicle door illuminated #PHEV on Flickr.

Audi E-Tron Plug in Hybrid Electric Vehicle door illuminated #PHEV

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