Are hybrid cars fueled by electricity the future? Yes, according to a new study published in the US by the Electric Power Research Institute and the Natural Resources Defense Council which examined the greenhouse gas emissions and air quality impacts of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV). Read also the good Technology Primer on plug-in hyrbid electric vehicles. Google recently committed itself to stimulate research and development of these cars with a budget of 10 million dollars.
The Guardian has an interesting story on efforts to make the popular Formula 1 racing less energy-intensive and more climate-change-friendly.