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Are Plug-In Hybrid Cars Worse for the Environment Than Factory Tests Suggest?

Are Plug-In Hybrid Cars Worse for the Environment Than Factory Tests Suggest?

Currently accounting for 3% of new car sales, plug-in hybrid electric vehicles are sold as low-carbon alternatives to fossil fuel and conventional hybrid cars. But a new report threatens to shatter their green credentials. Research from the pressure groups Transport and Environment and Greenpeace has claimed that CO₂ emissions from…