Charged Up About Plug-in Prius

Florida couple discover they can drive further on less fuel, achieving as high as 900 miles on a tank of gasoline.

Published: 12-Jan-2010

TALLAHASSEE -- Imagine a world without gas stations -- a time when all you need to power your car is an electrical outlet.

It may sound futuristic, but the technology is already here. What is lacking, experts say, is willpower.

That is why one family has been challenging Floridians to think differently about how they get around.


OPPD Fleet Manager Steve Anderson with HyMotion converted Prius.

Why wait? You can create your own plug-in hybrid.

Chrysler Patriot Range-Extended Electric Vehicle.

Chrysler aims to have four electric vehicles in the market by 2013.

Fisker hopes its Karma range-extended electric car will be rated at 100 mpg.

Fisker's Q-Drive provides 50 miles of 'stealth mode', electric driving range before shifting to hybrid mode.


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