hybrid electric vehicles

Governor Rell Positions Connecticut for Plug-In Hybrids

Governor Rell Positions Connecticut for Plug-In Hybrids

HARTFORD, Connecticut, July 28, 2008 (ENS) – There is more to encouraging the use of hybrid-electric vehicles than simply plugging them in, said Connecticut Governor M. Jodi Rell today. “We need to make sure the state’s electric infrastructure is ready for the additional demand, and we want to avoid problems that could crop up if,…

Auto, Electricity Sectors Collaborate on Plug-in Hybrids

Auto, Electricity Sectors Collaborate on Plug-in Hybrids

SAN JOSE, California, July 22, 2008 (ENS) – General Motors and 34 utilities have agreed to collaborate with the Electric Power Research Institute on research and development to facilitate integration of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles into the power grid. Plug-in hybrids can average nearly 100 miles per gallon using a combination of electricity and gasoline.…