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>The extra batteries let Gremban drive for 20 miles with a 50-50 mix of gas
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>and switches to the standard hybrid mode, it gets the typical Prius fuel
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>Gremban promotes the CalCars Initiative, a volunteer effort encouraging
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>Gremban rigged his car to promote the nonprofit CalCars Initiative, a San
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>Gaffney, who heads the Washington, D.C.-based Center for Security Policy,
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>DaimlerChrysler spokesman Nick Dose For Ibuprofen Cappa said plug-in hybrids are ideal for
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>Others are modifying hybrids, too.
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>University of California, Davis, engineering professor Andy Frank built a
>plug-in hybrid from the ground up in 1972 and has since built seven others,
>one of which gets up to 250 mpg. They were converted from non-hybrids,
>including a Ford Taurus and Chevrolet Suburban.
>Frank has spent $150,000 to $250,000 in research costs on each car, but
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