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Austin pushes plug-ins

Austin is pushing its reputation for both environmentalism and eccentricity* in intriguing directions with a proposal from the mayor's office for using a fleet of plug-in hybrid vehicles as a daytime power source for the city (subscription required). Plug-ins are a cousin of the hybrid that have much larger batteries and run primarily on an electrical charge from the grid.… read more →