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Like it did in the Northwest last month, Ford is getting another area of the country ready for electric vehicles. In this case, it's two cities in Texas – Austin and Houston – where Ford is going to do a lot of consumer outreach and education, not only deploying electric vehicle charging stations. Ford's electric vehicle line-up for the next two years includes the Transit Connect, the Focus EV in 2011, two third-generation lithium-ion battery hybrids (2012) and a plug-in hybrid (201

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Today is the last day of the exciting convention, Plug-In 2008: A Short Drive to Tomorrow, here in San Jose, CA. While I haven't had much chance to post during this time, I have been able to film several interesting presentations and interviews. These video segments will be made available on AutoBlogGreen in the very near future.

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Austin Energy, the public utility in the Texas capital, wants plug-in hybrids to do more than reduce fuel consumption in the area. The city hopes that the vehicles can get charged during the off-peak hours at night, then return a few watts to grid during peak hours. Officials realize the time frame involved before plug-in hybrids become commonplace on the streets.

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Energy representatives from Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, have joined other utility officials from the state to support Plug-In Partners, a national campaign to convince auto manufacturers to build plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV).

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