Do you know the difference between a mild hybrid like a 2010 Honda Insight, and a full hybrid like the 2010 Toyota Prius? Or what happens to all hybrid vehicles when the weather gets cold? If you do, you're probably well versed in green cars, and you may already be a hybrid vehicle owner. If not, though, we respectfully suggest the video below. In under five minutes, our editor goes through five basic points on hybrid vehicles. We borrowed a 2008 Toyota Prius from a friend as a demonstrator; you can see it in some of the footage. The video comes from our colleagues at About.com, who recently...
Five Questions: Ed Kjaer, SoCal Edison's Electric Transport Director
Ed Kjaer is usually the most profane executive at any electric-car event. Blunt, direct, often outspoken, he's known as a go-to guy for real-world perspective on how plug-in cars will start to enter the U.S. auto fleet. Since 1999, he's been the Director of Electric Transportation for Southern...John Voelcker