What are the benefits of PHEVs?
The benefits of having a PHEV include:
  • PHEV owners can expect up to an 85% reduction in gasoline use
  • PHEVs also get about twice the fuel economy of a conventional vehicle and 30% to 50% better fuel economy than a standard hybrid (the electric equivalent of a gallon of gas costs less than $1 a gallon)
  • Greenhouse gas emissions are significantly reduced with HEVs and PHEVs

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1. What is a PHEV and how is it different from a standard hybrid vehicle?
2. What are the benefits of PHEVs?
3. Are PHEVs available today?
4. How much gasoline would a PHEV use?
5. Will PHEVs be slow?
6. How much more will a PHEV cost than a conventional hybrid?