Originally Posted by Tony Crocker
A Forbes columnist was touting this idea a couple of years ago. Plug-in hybrids get over 100mpg in commuter driving, but are still usable for distance trips where they would be more like current hybrids. The article does point out that advances in battery technology/reliability are still needed for mass production. But these advances might be only a few years off, unlike the fuel cell pipe dreams we hear so much about.