UC Davis’s Institute of Transportation Studies and AAA are looking for 100 households willing to drive their plug-in hybrids. I nominate myself for the sacrifice.

The more batteries we have plugged into the grid, the more renewable energy we’ll get on the grid.

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I would say I can’t wait to buy one of these commercially, but if you read the sad details from Felix at CalCars, you’ll see that’s exactly what I am going to have to do. It appears Honda is out, Toyota is retreating, and Nissan is talking EVs.

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