Carmakers pass the buck onto consumers for plug-in hybrid emissions

Tests on plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEVs) show they pollute significantly more than carmakers claim. But despite a big part of the problem being inherent in the vehicles’ design, manufacturers are trying to blame consumers instead. In reality, weak electric motors, range and slow charging speeds are to blame, not only users.

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Tests on plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEVs) show they pollute significantly more than carmakers claim. But despite a big part of the problem being inherent in the vehicles’ design, manufacturers are trying to blame consumers instead. In reality, weak electric motors, range and slow charging speeds are to blame, not only users.

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