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Frank 6 (0:40)
Topic(s): Efficiency / Electric & Hybrid
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Well, the difference between the plug-in hybrid and a conventional car, in terms of using gasoline, for example, and the efficiency of using gasoline, is that the plug-in hybrid gets twice the fuel economy of conventional cars. So, a conventional car gets 30 miles per gallon, a plug-in hybrid of that same car will get 60 miles per gallon. Or, a conventional car like a Chevrolet Suburban, a big SUV gets 15 miles per gallon; when you make it into a plug-in, it will get 30 miles per gallon. But, in addition to that, the plug-in hybrid also has the ability to use electricity directly from the wall.

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