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Chevrolet Volt PHEV
"...back-up. True to its name, the PHEV needs a power outlet to get the battery charged to full capacity. Still, as the battery gets low on power, the internal combustion engine kicks in and takes over, at the same time recharging the battery. When the battery is depleted, the plug-in hybrid starts acting as a regular hybrid, with the combustion engine taking the role of primary power source. On the automotive revolutionary scale, the hybrids are the next step. At the bottom of ..." Continue Reading →
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