Plug-in hybrid escape
More familiar hybrids are also being used as part of larger fleets. National Grid is one of a number of utilities testing how plug-in electric vehicles affect the demand for electricity on the grid and how these vehicles can be tapped by utilities for short-term storage. Among the cars being used in the trial programs is this Ford Escape SUV, which has been converted into a plug-in with a bigger lithium ion battery.
October 6, 2009 10:31 AM PDT
Photo by: Martin LaMonica
| Caption by: Martin LaMonica
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