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Plug-in hybrids give automakers an emissions compliance lifeline

Automakers in Europe fear a lukewarm consumer response to the fleet of electric vehicles they are preparing to launch to comply with tougher emissions regulations, but they do have one lifeline: the plug-in hybrid electric vehicle. The PHEV is in some respects an almost magical vehicle. Adding a battery and electric motor to a conventionally […]