Plug-In Hybrid Cars

Plug-ins are hybrid cars 2.0: Charge your car overnight to drive on batteries only for a short range, after which the gas/electric motor kicks in.

With hydrogen power still a long way from widespread viability, plug-in cars may be the next logical step in lower-emission vehicles. Leonardo DiCaprio probably already has several on order.

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