TodaySeptember 24, 2021

PHEV – electricity + battery pricing

Plug-in hybrid electric vehicle symposium

San Jose, CA – We are at a Plug-in hybrid electric vehicle symposium in San Jose, CA.

Tom Gage, AC Propulsion is talking about the pricing of Plug-in hybrid electric vehicles.

Electricity is cheaper than gasoline, but what about the battery? The e-box costs about $400 per mile, the range extender costs about $8,000.

What about vehicle to the grid – can you make money on that?

If you add energy cost and battery cost together will it be better than a gasoline car? What year will there be a change in battery cost?

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Lou Ann Hammond

Lou Ann Hammond is the CEO of Carlist and Driving the Nation. She is the co-host of Real Wheels Washington Post carchat every Friday morning and is the Automotive, energy correspondent for The John Batchelor Show and a Contributor to Automotive Electronics magazine headquartered in Korea. Hammond is a founding member of the Women's World Car of the Year #WWCOTY, and board member of the Women in Automotive.