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Plug-in hybrid car's test drive


Toyota engineer Gerald Killmann test drives the UK's first petrol-electric car that can be plugged in at home.

The launch could mark a dramatic change in how drivers spend money on automotive "juice", as the power generation industry - be they coal fired power stations such as Drax or nuclear power firms such as British Energy - enters the market.

Electricity company EDF Energy is erecting "juice points", or electric charging points, across London.


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