Along the same continuum lie other vehicles like the Fisker Karma and theC-Max Energi. The C-Max offers more electrical power and battery capacity that let it drive electrically for up to about 20 miles and at speeds of up to 85 mph (compared to 62 mph for the Prius and 100 mph in Volt).
To learn more about how these vehicles work check out my e-book on the Volt called "Recharging the Car" that also contains lots of information about other vehicles and powertrain architectures. http://amzn.to/NcHNwc
PLUG-IN HYBRIDS ARE NEAT, BUT NOT CREATED EQUAL
PLUG-IN hybrids, PHEVs, for short, have found more than 13,000 new homes in the U.S. during first six months of 2012; this, according to Edmonds.com. Most of these sales, of … Continue readi…
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