Are hybrid vehicles hip, or hype?
If you're considering a hybrid for your next vehicle purchase, you might be wondering what sets a hybrid car apart from a conventional combustion engine vehicle. Having an understanding of hybrid technoogy basics can make the transition to hybrid vehicle ownership an easier process. Just as the label suggests, hybrid cars are a cross between a conventional vehicle and their all-electric cousins. Depending on the particular hybrid, the engine and motor can be configured in one of a variety of ways to meet the desired objective which is often to maximize fuel efficiency while on your daily commute but can also be targeted toward other purposes, such as a desire for greener living.