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

Solar cells can be used to provide electrical power for just about anything under the sun. But does that include plug-in hybrid vehicles?


Are plug-in hybrids better than regular hybrids?

Are plug-in hybrids better than regular hybrids?

Are plug-in hybrids better than regular hybrids? Visit HowStuffWorks to learn if plug-in hybrids are better than regular hybrids. See more »

What is the plug-in electric vehicle credit?

What is the plug-in electric vehicle credit?

What is the plug-in electric vehicle credit? Visit HowStuffWorks to learn what the plug-in electric vehicle credit is. See more »

Plug-in Hybrid Pictures

Plug-in Hybrid Pictures

Our plug-in hybrid pictures feature some of the top makes and models of this unique kind of hybrid car. Take a look at these plug-in hybrid pictures. See more »

5 Plug-in Hybrids -- Arriving Soon

5 Plug-in Hybrids -- Arriving Soon

Plug-in hybrid cars are capable of triple digit fuel economy. Read our list of the top 5 plug-in hybrids that are arriving soon. See more »

How Plug-in Hybrid Cars Work

How Plug-in Hybrid Cars Work

Plug-in hybrid cars build upon existing hybrid car technology by reducing the use of the gasoline engine. Find out how plug-in hybrid cars differ from standard hybrids. See more »