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Hybrid cars are the future of transportation. With growing concerns about fuel economy and the health of the environment, hybrid cars are becoming a more fashionable choice amongst city drivers.

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  1. 3. Types of Hybrid Cars <ul><li>Hybrid Cars come in different types </li></ul><ul><li>The 3 most popular types are: Petroleum Fuel assists engines, electric assist engines and two mode </li></ul><ul><li>hybrid systems </li></ul>Petroleum Assist <ul><li>Only the electric motor </li></ul><ul><li>is used to propel the vehicle </li></ul><ul><li>at very low speeds </li></ul><ul><li>When desiring greater </li></ul><ul><li>speeds, the gasoline motor </li></ul><ul><li>kicks in </li></ul><ul><li>Most suited for urban </li></ul><ul><li>lifestyle and driving around </li></ul><ul><li>the city </li></ul>Electric Assist Two-Mode Hybrid <ul><li>More suited for highway </li></ul><ul><li>driving due to the fact that </li></ul><ul><li>the electric motor only </li></ul><ul><li>kicks in when the gasoline </li></ul><ul><li>engine requires an </li></ul><ul><li>additional boost </li></ul><ul><li>a combination of the </li></ul><ul><li>petroleum and electric </li></ul><ul><li>assist engines </li></ul><ul><li>uses twin electric motors </li></ul><ul><li>ideal for both low and </li></ul><ul><li>high speed driving </li></ul>
  2. 5. <ul><li>For a short while, manufacturers of hybrid </li></ul><ul><li>vehicles will lose. This in turn, will cause the </li></ul><ul><li>cost of hybrids to increase. </li></ul><ul><li>Reaching desired speed takes longer than </li></ul><ul><li>when in a normal car. This causes the driver </li></ul><ul><li>to feel unsafe at times. </li></ul><ul><li>The batteries used by some hybrid cars </li></ul><ul><li>need to be replaced on a more frequent </li></ul><ul><li>basis than normal cars. </li></ul><ul><li>They can cost anywhere from </li></ul><ul><li>$8,000 to $15,000 to replace. </li></ul>
  3. 8. <ul><li>With fuel efficiency concerns continuing to get worse, hybrid </li></ul><ul><li>cars will have to play an even bigger role in helping the </li></ul><ul><li>environment </li></ul><ul><li>They will benefit from the continuing growth of technology </li></ul><ul><li>Because of future technologies, companies have big plans in </li></ul><ul><li>terms of what to expect in the future for hybrid cars… </li></ul><ul><li>-> For Example: </li></ul><ul><li>By the year 2010, General Motors hopes to have their new </li></ul><ul><li>“ Plug-In” hybrid which can travel up to 40 miles on electricity </li></ul><ul><li>with it’s rechargeable battery </li></ul><ul><li>Eventually the cost improved performance and reducing size </li></ul><ul><li>and weight of fuel cell obstacles will be overcome, providing </li></ul><ul><li>another efficient and environmentally friendly source of power </li></ul><ul><li>for vehicles </li></ul>
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