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Plug-in hybrids are growing in popularity, since their benefits are numerous and they have surprisingly few downsides.In this section we'll take a closer look at plug-in hybrids.

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Can plug-in hybrids erase range anxiety?

Electric car owners often wonder if their vehicle's battery will die before reaching its destination. Theproblem is known as range anxiety, and car manufacturers are trying to alleviate its effects.


Plug-in Hybrid Car List

Plug-in Hybrid Car List

Looking for a list of plug-in hybrid car models? Check out this list of plug-in hybrid cars at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Charging Plug-in Hybrids on a Smart Grid

Charging Plug-in Hybrids on a Smart Grid

Curious about charging plug-in hybrids on a smart grid? Read about what it takes to charge a plug-in hybrid at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Can plug-in hybrids erase range anxiety?

Can plug-in hybrids erase range anxiety?

Can plug-in hybrids erase range anxiety? Read how plug-in hybrids might reduce range anxiety at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How will plug-in hybrids affect the environment?

How will plug-in hybrids affect the environment?

How will plug-in hybrids affect the environment? Learn how plug-in hybrids could affect the environment at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Do plug-in hybrids require special home wiring?

Do plug-in hybrids require special home wiring?

Do plug-in hybrids require special home wiring? Learn whether you'll need special wiring at home for your plug-in hybrid. See more »

Can I own a plug-in hybrid if I live in an apartment?

Can I own a plug-in hybrid if I live in an apartment?

Can I own a plug-in hybrid if I live in an apartment? Read about whether plug-in hybrids are suitable for apartment dwellers at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Can I own a plug-in hybrid if my home is old?

Can I own a plug-in hybrid if my home is old?

Can I own a plug-in hybrid if my home is old? Find out whether buying a plug-in hybrid is a good decision if you live in an old house. See more »

Can I use solar power to recharge a plug-in hybrid?

Can I use solar power to recharge a plug-in hybrid?

Can I use solar power to recharge a plug-in hybrid? Read about using solar power to charge a plug-in hybrid at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How do plug-in hybrids' mileage compare to other cars?

How do plug-in hybrids' mileage compare to other cars?

How do plug-in hybrids' mileage compare to other cars? Find out how much gas plug-in hybrids use compared to other cars. See more »

How to Charge a Plug-In Hybrid Vehicle

How to Charge a Plug-In Hybrid Vehicle

Charging plug-in hybrid vehicles can be done a couple different ways. Visit HowStuffWorks to learn about charging plug-in hybrid vehicles. See more »