Please Explain: Extended range electric vehicle

With the Chevy Volt due to hit American dealerships in late 2010/early 2011, be prepared to hear the terms extended range electric vehicle and plug-in series hybrid used quite frequently. But what do these terms mean? CNET Australia explains.

With the Chevy Volt due to hit American dealerships in late 2010/early 2011, be prepared to hear the terms extended range electric vehicle and plug-in series hybrid used quite frequently. But what do these terms mean? CNET Australia explains.

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