Ford's PHEVs will be able to take advantage of cheaper electricity tariffs by programming when to recharge the vehicles
Ford's PHEVs will be able to take advantage of cheaper electricity tariffs during off-peak hours or when the grid is using renewable energy
A new development by Ford allows owners of the company’s plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) to further reduce their operating costs by programming when to recharge the vehicle, for how long and at what utility rate. Ford says it has developed a vehicle-to-grid communications and control system for its (PHEVs) which enables them to ‘talk’ directly with the nation’s electric grid.
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