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NEW: Books on PHEVs
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Plugin Hybrids Use Cleaner, Cheaper, Domestic Energy

CalCars is a non-profit startup formed by entrepreneurs, engineers, environmentalists and consumers. Our projects tackle energy security, jobs and global warming -- at the same time.

Gas sign shows plug-in hybrids cost under $1/gallonWe promote plug-in hybrids (PHEVs). PHEVs are like regular hybrids but with larger batteries and the ability to re-charge from a standard outlet. They're the best of both worlds: local travel is electric, and you always have a gas-tank backup. They need no new fuel infrastructure.

We built the world's first plug-in Prius. We partner in a broad campaign to show what can be done now with existing technology. Our goal: get carmakers to build PHEVs.

Find out more about plug-in hybrid technology
See which carmakers plan concept or production PHEVs.
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