On Thursday, the AFS Trinity Power Co., a private corporation that develops energy storage technologies, announced it has filed a patent for a
capable of traveling more than 250 miles on a gallon of gasoline or ethanol. After being charged overnight on regular house current the Extreme Hybrid can travel up to 40 miles on
power alone before switching to standard gasoline/ethanol and battery.
AFS Trinity will be partnering with Ricardo, a major
and engineering company, which will develop the XH's drivetrain. A similar plug-in hybrid, the
, can be found over at
[Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo!]