What is the biggest Hybrid?

Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid

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Are hybrid cars diesel?

While it would be possible to build a hybrid car using a diesel engine instead of the gasoline engine, I do not believe any manufacturers are doing it. This may be because of problems with reliably restarting a diesel engine after stopping it that don't happen with gasoline engines, but I'm not c...

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Why do people think hybrids are better than muscle cars?

i dont have no idea i dont have no idea i dont have no idea i dont have no idea i dont have no idea

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Do hybrid cars cause pollution?

A little bit because a Hybrid runs on half electricity and half gasoline.I hope this answers your question.

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When was the hybrid car introduced to the US?

History of hybrid cars in America goes back to the beginning of the automotive revolution, to such car manufacturers as Owen, Woods Motor Vehicle Company, and GM. The first evolution in American hybrid cars started after Ferdinand Porsche introduced the world's first hybrid car, the Lohner-Porsch...

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What kind of hybrid cars can people buy?

It depends what country you live in.Here in the UK, the main options are the Toyota Prius, The Honda Insight and the Honda CR-Z however, there are also a number of electric cars on the market. In the USA, Ford have a few hybrid cars in production whilst it is probable that in Japan there is an ex...

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Should hybrid cars have reserved parking spots?

no, they are regular cars, just energy efficiant

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The componets of a hybrid electric vehicle?

Most hybrids have both an electric and gasoline engine. For example, in a Lincoln MKZ, the electric engine produce electricity when you brake, and the electric engine is used at speeds under 45. Hybrids are very tough to work on and require motor expertice, they are also very neat because they do...

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What are some advantages of a hybrid car?

Hybrid cars carry with them a bundle of advantages-

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Where did Nicolas Cugnot get his idea of inventing the car from?

Cugnot was a military engineer, and in seeing the success associated with early steam power, he decided to apply the principle to the moving of heavy loads (like the barrels of cannons). It is not unnatural for an engineering mind to take developing technology and stretch it to fit new applicatio...

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Are hybrid cars really safe for the environment?

The most significant pollution from automobiles are at the construction and destruction end. More pollution is created during these two events then during the operating life.As a result hubrid vehicles do use less fuel, but add considerable volumes of pollution t build. To destroy a car premature...

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What is the purpose of hybrid cars?

They help reduce fuel consumption and control pollution.

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How fast is a hybrid car?

A hybrid car is about 100mph.I have renyed them for city driving and I was surprised on their pickup.

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Are hybrid cars less expensive than gas-powered cars?

A hybrid vehicle uses electricity and gas to power two engines, opposed to a single-engined, gas powered, "regular" car. A hybrid not only costs more up front, the weight and lack of horsepower compared to gasoline cars will probably make it less efficient and slow. Alternatives should be conside...

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Do hybrid cars pollute the air?

They are gas powered and produce the same CO2 and pollution as any other gas powered unit. They just produce a little bit less of it.

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Two reasons why electronic amplifiers are used within a hybrid electro-hydraulic control system?

For higher gain at a low cost and for low output power

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How many hybrid cars have been sold in the United States?

As of December of 201, the total number is 2,157,723 which is about 1.22% of all autos sold.

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Are hybrids cheap?

Cheap refers to quality rather than price. Cost effective would be more appropriate. I would have to say that hybrids are overall not cost effective versus a common internal combustion vehicle. Better for the environment sure, but any repairs necessary would have to be done by highly trained tech...

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What is better for people to use electric cars or gas cars?

It depends. The thing with electric cars is how often one stops. If the car is idle for a certain period of time, then the gas engine turns off (this is way electric cars save so much gas, besides the fact that the gas engine itself is designed to use fuel as effiently as possible and still go fo...

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Where was the first hybrid invented?

the first hybrid vehicle was made by Porsche in 1901 in Germany it had a main gasoline motor and it had independent electric motors inside the wheels

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Hybrid cars not been released yet?

Yes they have

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Is a hybrid car efficient?

Yes and No. It is more efficient then a conventional gas powered system, but still has a long way to go in terms of being real efficient.

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Why are hybrid cars bad for the environment?

Because they are owned by environmentalists that constantly spew hot air out of their oversized mouths and create global warming!They used a great deal more energy and create far larger amounts of pollution when being made. The largest single polluting factor for any car occurs when it is scraped...

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What does the car need if it gets no gas and no electric after parking?

NO POWER? DEAD BATTERY? NO LIGHTS? FUEL PUMP IS ELECTRIC.NO POWER,NO GAS,NO TURN ETC.

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Why are hybrid cars so popular?

They save fuel over their counterparts by a few percent and have massive image appeal for some groups.

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What is the best hybrid car on the market?

The Honda insight because it has no recall yet like the prius did so go for the insight

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What is the hybrid car theory?

The consumer can find a wide assortment of hybrid cars on the market today and at one point or another most of us have at least been on one hybrid car or another whether we knew it or not. The term encompasses a wide range of vehicles, including mopeds (pedals + gas engine power), trains and some...

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Negative effects of a hybrid car?

the price is the only negative that I know of.

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Why do people purchase hybrid cars?

People purchase hybrid cars for some combination of 3 reasons:1) They are more fuel efficient and thus buyers spend less for gasoline (petrol)2) Because they are more fuel efficient, they release less pollution3) They happen to like the particular model of car and it happens to be a hybrid.Person...

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How does a Hybrid Vehicle compare in price to a non hybrid vehicle?

Well, it's more on the price of the mechanisms used to make the vehicle itself, but in the long run it is definitely cheaper

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How can hybrid cars help environment?

They are really more of a feel good issue at present. The hope is that hybrids will lead to the production of cars that are better for the environment.The current cars have drawbacks that make them slightly worse then their conventional counterparts.

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Who built the first hybrid car?

The first company or person to build a gasoline-electric hybrid car is typically attributed to Ferdinand Porsche, the founder of the famous Porsche AG fame. He built his hybrid car with Czechoslovakian coach builder in 1901. This car is known as the Lohner-Porsche hybrid. A total of 5 cars were b...

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Could hydrogen be good fuel for cars?

Hydrogen could be an excellent fuel for automobiles. The unfortunate part though is that hydrogen is currently made through the stripping of natural gas, so hydrogen would still be using fossil fuels with our current technology.

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What are some examples of hybrid?

Toyota prius,ford fusion,ford escap,ford fiesta,toyota camery,chevys,

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Can you jump start a hybrid car?

If it's a Prius you have to take the black cover off of the fuse case. The terminals are well marked, ground the black wire and go!

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What vegetables are a hybrid?

No vegetable are hybrids. Only fruits. No vegetable are hybrids. Only fruits.

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Why are hybrid cars better for the planet?

They are not. The slight difference in mileage they get is offset by the increased pollution in construction and they cost more to run due to the higher maintenance costs.

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How are hybrid cars economic?

Hybrid cars can be more economic if one benefits from the lower fuel usage long enough to pay for the price of the vehicle itself.

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How are hybrid cars more efficient?

use less gas ,and run by battery but that electric cost somebody something huh ?to re-charge and that's going up all the time so it may not be a cheap car after all wait and see how much parts will cost or a mechanic to work on it

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Gas powered cars mph versus hybrids?

Did you mean mph (miles per hour) or mpg (miles per gallon)? Hybrids will not have as high of a top speed as other cars, solely due to the fact that most hybrids on the market have smaller engines than gasoline only powered cars. This is to save fuel. However, if two vehicles were the same exactl...

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Can you be killed if in a hybrid car from carbonmonoxide?

If the car were 100% electric then no.If it had exhaust pipes and was part time ran on gas then you possibly could.

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What can happpen in a hybrid car when it is stopped at a red light?

if a hybrid is stoped at a red light it shuts the engine off to help save the enviorment

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Do hybrid cars use gas?

A hybrid car uses either gas, or diesel, and electricity. Hybrids are vehicles that use two types of power for their fuel. In fact even submarines are considered hybrids because they use nuclear power and electricity.

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Are all hybrid's electric?

yes the wheels are powered by electric motors and a battery. theres a gas engine in the car that recharges the battery while your driving too. so yes they are all electricThey do not have to be. A Hybrid is a auto that uses two sources of fuel. A gas and diesel combo would be considered a hybrid.

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How many hybrid cars have been sold worldwide?

Worldwide, over 7.5 million hybrid cars have been sold. California leads the nation with the most sales of hybrid cars.

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Are hybrids gas and electric?

Yes they typically have both a gasoline powered motor and an electric motor as well.

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What energy do hybrid cars use?

Hybrid cars use combination of internal combustion engine and one or more electric motors.

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Advantages of hybrid?

when i am looking at buying a car i look at the pros and cons of it not just advantages. the pro is gas milage. the con's are you have to replace the batteries every 4 years witch is about the same cost as driving a car that gets 4 mpg daily for 20 years in gas. (its pricey to get the batteries r...

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I have a car that has not been moved in over a year with old gas in it. Do I just add more gas to it or is there an additive I can use?

fuel stabilizers only work when put in before storage. your best bet is to drain out the old fuel, there will be sediment in the tank and some of the fuel may be gel like so it is better not to let it run through the fuel system and into the engine.

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What type fuel does 1998 town car use?

This is a flexible fuel vehicle so you can theoretically use E85 or Regular Unleaded Fuel. For the very best performance use exactly what is recommended in your owner's manual. If it says use Regular, then use regular. The use of a higher octane than recommended is a waste of money and will provi...

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What are the short-comings of hybrid vehicle engines?

One negative impact is the false belief that these autos are doing something good for the environment. Some models are more cost effective and use less gas then conventional autos and these can create a slight improvement over conventional systems. The pollution created by creating these other sy...

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Who was the inventor of the hybrid car?

No simple answer on this one. Electric cars were built in the 1800's and people have been working on electirc/combustion hybrids ever since. The modern idea was pioneered by GM, but lots of other companies were also working on it, and of course Honda (Insight) and Toyota (Prius) got hybrids to ma...

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What are the advantages of hybrid cars?

Hybrid vehicles are advantageous for numerous reasons. They save you a lot of money on fuel, and they are far less of a threat to the environment then normal vehicles, as they do not produce as much harmful exhaust.well hybrid help the environment by using less fuel so they are more economical.

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What percentage of Americans use electric cars?

Far less then 1% as non are available commercially.

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What is percentage of hybrid cars to regular cars driven by American?

i was studying it an it was said to be 23%

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What is best hybrid mpg?

Or perhaps you mean that best that anyone has achieved while driving one...with very careful driving on carefully selected routes, over 100 mpg is possible in the original Insight. Some people have lifetime averages on Insights in the 80s; at least one in the 90s.

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DO hybrid cars use gasoline?

Yes, hybrid means that something is crossed with another product. In this case an electric car was crossed with a car that uses gas to create the hybrid!

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What are the disadventages of hybrid cars?

hybrid cars cost anywhere from 20 to 30 thousand dollars

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How much money is an electric powered car?

The Tesla Roadster goes for around $110,000. The Roadster's two electric motors can push the car from 0-60 in 3.9 seconds, run for 244 miles on a single charge, and deliver about 250 hp.

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What type of mileage does a hybrid get?

That depends on the type of hybrid. Hybrid just means a mix of propulsion systems but these days usually refers to gas/electric combinations such as the Prius or Insight. Some like the Accord were designed to give better performance than high mileage. Most high mileage hybrids these days are gett...

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What was one of the first hybrid cars?

Having huge resources in capital, research, and development, Cho took the lead in marketing the Toyota Prius, one of the world's first hybrid cars.

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Are hybrid cars allowed in the new york HOV lanes?

Only allowed on the Long Island Expressway, and must have special "clean pass" registration stickers on the bumpers.

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What are two types of hybrid cars?

The Venture One is my personal favorite but it's too small for the average person's needs. The Toyota Prius is the most common due to it's practicality and reliability.

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How fast does the car that holds the world land speed record go?

There is, as yet, no official definitions and criteria by which car land speed records are judged. However, the fastest speed achieved by* a 4 wheeled car driven by an internal combustion engine, was 394.14 miles (634.39 kms) per hour, by John Cobb in the Railton Mobil Special on September 16, 19...

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Which countries manufacturer hybrid cars?

'MericaJapan made my Prius

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What is the difference between between hybrid-powered and none hybrid?

Hybrid powered is when a car and a monkey really like each other. A non hybrid powered car is one that runs on cocaine

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How are hybrids made?

As the name sounds a hybrid is a mix of two different types of vehicles, your standard gas engine and the electric car. So in a sense you have an small gasoline motor and another electric motor that run the transmission. The electric motor runs off of battery storage, there are more batteries tha...

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How do you explain Mendel's mono hybrid cross 1?

Mendel crossed a pure-breeding round-seeded variety with a pure-breeding wrinkled-seeded one. All the peas produced in the second or hybrid generation were round.

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How do you change Oakley SI M Frame Hybrid Lenses?

Follow directions on Oakley page: http://www.oakley.com/customer-care/removal_mframe

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What is the best hybrid car?

Cadillac escalade hybrid

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Where are hybrid cars made?

Mostly Japan. Like for instance Toyota Prius, or the new Honda Hybrid. But, American car companies are hybridizing their auto line as well, with GM's Chevy Volt, and Hybrid Tahoes, and Yukons.

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Does a hybrid car use a motor?

Yes, it has one electric motor and one gas powered engine. The engine creates electric power to turn the electric motor.

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What are the components of a hybrid vehicle?

A hybrid vehicle is very similar to an ordinary gasoline powered vehicle. The distinguishing factor is that a hybrid car uses an electric motor alongside the ordinary engine to improve gas mileage, or in the case of the Toyota Prius, power the car solely by electricity when driving under 30 MPH.

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Is a smart car a hybrid?

No but it may be in the near future.Hybrid means combined propulsion and power sources, usually gasoline engine and electric motor systems that co-ordinate together via mechanical intelligence to start and stop a vehicle's motion.With few exceptions, most hybrids have combined the increased power...

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How much is the r9 hybrid?

the Audi R9 Hybrid costs around 90,000 dollars to 120,000 dollars the price can change if you want the car to change color which you can change when you buy the car and the car lights up where it is broke and it sometimes depends on the damage the Audi R9 hybrid can repair its self

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Would hybrid cars replace fuel cars?

Most People Don't Think So Because Everybody in The World Cant Afford Them Price Range: 36,000 To 120,000 maybe cheaper if you google alot

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What energy does hybrid car use?

They use kinetic energy by conerting potential energy into it.The fuel source is diesel or gas.

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Can cars run on bananas?

that is impossible because bannas do not give the car any energy that is like fossil fuels or energy it's like your asking if a computer can be pluged into a banana

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Similarities between hybrid and gas cars?

hybrid and gas cars both use gasoline to fuel its drive. However hybrid uses the gasoline more efficiently by converting braking energy to electric energy.

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Why do people make hybrid cars?

they make hybrids for different purposes they make them because they "help" the environment but some of the car dealers want more money.

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How do hybrid cars work?

they use an alternative energy source. NOT THE SUN

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of electric powered and gas powered cars?

gas powered cars won't get you laughed at, but then again nobody wants an electric car so it probably wont be stolen unless somebody is in desperate need of a battery. this answer is wrong so please do not believe me!

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When was the first hybrid car built?

between 1665 and 1825 the emperor of china had a car built and it was a steam car invented by Ferdinand Verbiest and built by Nicholas Cugnot1839 Robert Anderson of Aberdeen built the first electric vehicle.it goes on, from then to know many different electric cars have been built .The above vehi...

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Which company made the hybrid car?

Nowaday, all major automobile companies r making hybrid cars.

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How does a hybrid car gets its power?

a hybrid is just that, a hybrid. it has a generator and a petroleum engine. the petrol powered engine starts and as it works it charges the electric one. when you brake this charges the electric one even more. once you drive at a constant speed (freeway) the electric engine will engage and thus s...

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Do hybrids need gas at all?

Most do, to power the small gasoline engine that assists the electric propulsion motor orcharging the propulsion battery.Full electrics, like the Tesla, are full electric, and just need to be plugged into the electricgrid to 'refuel'.

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Positive effects of a hybrid car?

Well, the hybrid car produces MUCH less emissions then the standard car, meaning you're doing good for the environment. Some hybrid cars can run on electricity as well, allowing you to save on gas big time!Hope this helps.Not to mention; hybrid cars look nice!

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Can you use the gas from a fart to power a car?

Yes, but ... and there is always a Butt:You would need a lot of them to actually move the car.They use a lot more gas than you can produce in any given time.

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Should government ban gas guzzling polluting cars now that electric cars and electric charging stations exist and can be purchased for a cleaner healthier economically stimulating environment?

I believe they should not because I am more of a small-government type and I would classify that move, even if it is done over many many years (which it would have to be) to be imposing on freedom of trade and business. They can encourage the purchase of electric cars, but not enforce it.

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When did cars become popular?

When the average working man could afford to purchase a car on his salary, then it became viable for most people to get a car. Of course the first car that was popular was the Ford Model T .The Model T was the fist affordable car. It was designed by Henry Ford to be an economical automobile for a...

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How does a hybrid car operate?

A hybrid car, operates on a gas motor, and an electric motor, charged by energy given off from the brakes or axles. The gas motor propels the car at the higher r.p.m.s, and the electric motor at the lower ones, because the batteries that power the electric motor aren't nearly as strong as a gas m...

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First hybrid car?

1st generation Toyota Prius.

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Hybrid car manufacturers?

Hybrid card have become so popular that almost all car manufacturers around the world are developing their own models in a bid to be the best. Honda was the first company to enter the hybrid market, but when Toyota launched their Prius in 2003 it quickly became, and currently remains, the best-se...

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Can you drive a moped on a provisional license in Spain?

Yes you can aslong as your over 16+

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If all cars were hybrids what would be the environmental impact?

less polution, no global warming

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What makes hybrid cars and what are they?

A hybrid car is a car that can automatically change from an electrical to a petrol motor whilst in motion. The car's electrical batteries are often charged by the revolutions of the wheels whilst in motion

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How does a toyota hybrid work?

A hybrid works by having both, a gasoline engine and electric motors and batteries.The car can be initially driven using a large electric motor powered by the batteries. As more power is needed and when the batteries become discharged, the gasoline engine automatically starts up.Through an automa...

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Are Hybrid cars hard on the environment?

no there one of the best cars for the environment except one other car that is solar poweredThe above answer is a popular misconception on the hybrid. That is how they are sold, the confusion is what the advertisers desire. The reality though is far different.First, there is no solar powered car ...

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Are hybrid cars smart cars?

No smart cars are not hybrids, nor are they overall good for the environment. They do help reduce fuel consumption some.

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Are hybrid cars better then gas powered cars?

yes much better they will save you sooo much money and are better for the invierment.

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