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Old 12-25-2012, 08:20 AM   #11 (permalink)
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I think when cars have Stop/Start technology, they are also able to do regenerative braking using the alternator/starter to charge the battery when the brake pedal is used. It would have to be "integrated" into the brake pedal by the factory.

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Old 12-25-2012, 11:57 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by NeilBlanchard View Post
I think that plugin hybrids make a lot of sense - they have the advantages of both EV's and ICE's. I hope every hybrid has a plug, for sure.
Hybrids only would make sense if all of them were plug-in, altough I still prefer Diesels

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