Future for plug-in cars linked to electric utilities


* Automakers want to reach consumers through utilities * Two-way grid-and-car communication will solidify bond By Bernie Woodall LOS ANGELES, June 30 (Reuters) - Under pressure to deliver sharply higher fuel economy in coming years, U.S. automakers are deepening ties with electric utilities as rechargeable cars move from the drawing board and head toward the dealership. Both the embattled auto industry and the utilities are retooling and both industries have a stake in the success of ...

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