Hybrid Vehicle

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Hybrid Vehicle

A motor vehicle that uses both gasoline and electricity to power the engine. In general, the internal combustion engine is used to charge the electric motor or when the electric motor is idle. Hybrid vehicles have become more popular with increased concern for the environment and alternative energy.
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Recently, I was watching a rerun of "The West Wing" television show of the late '90s, just to see what a White House filled with idealists and policy people might look like, and one of the shows focused on the "brand new" Prius hybrid automobile.
According to the feature in Road & Track, 'For the first time in a hybrid automobile of any price or capability, technology has been placed firmly in the service of emotional involvement rather than in place of it.
Consumers who switch from printed statements to e-statements, drive a hybrid automobile or insulate their homes are helping to reduce their carbon footprint on the planet.
The merely exception is the category of hybrid automobile, which has been permitted a duty lessening of 50.
Hybrid automobile motor technology drives a line of mechanical lift tables.
It manufactures highly specialized glass fibers used in battery separator materials for hybrid automobile batteries and in a variety of industrial batteries.
An entry from overseas promises an innovative hybrid automobile that runs on petrol as well as water.
The Prius hybrid automobile is popular for its fuel efficiency, but its electric motor and battery guzzle rare earth metals, a little-known class of elements found in a wide range of gadgets and consumer goods.
Engineers have been developing a type of "plug-in" hybrid automobile that uses a special Li-on battery instead of gas to refuel.
In this scenario, your electric hybrid automobile delivers the equivalent of 150 miles per gallon but also accelerates from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 4.
The advent of the electric hybrid automobile will increase the demand for such renewable energy.