Plug in your hybrid, pollute less?
Generally, yes, but the answer depends on where you live, say experts. It also depends on the type of electric-powered hybrid you drive. Rising gasoline prices, combined with fears about global warming, have prompted sales of hybrid cars, which run on a combination of gas and electricity.
The current oil situation has also begun to create interest in so-called plug-in hybrids. These cars are similar to conventional hybrids but rely more on electricity and get charged through a wall socket. Right now, only a handful of plug-in hybrids exist, but some companies plan to offer conversion kits later this year. story continued