Most Recent Hybrid Cars Articles

  • Hybrid Car On Freeway

    Pros and Cons of Hybrid Cars

    Hybrid power has infiltrated almost every class of vehicle, from luxury sedans to minivans. Everyone knows that hybrids offer superior fuel efficiency, but that's only…

    By John Diether, Automotive Editor - May 26, 2016
  • Hybrid Car Engine

    How Hybrid Car Power Works

    Hybrid cars get their power from two sources: a conventional gasoline engine and an electric motor. The gas engine is usually small and efficient, but…

    By John Diether, Automotive Editor - May 26, 2016
  • Gas And Brake Pedal

    How Regenerative Braking Works

    Regenerative braking braking systems are used on most electric and gas-electric hybrid vehicles. These systems capitalize on the similarities in construction of electric motors and…

    By John Diether, Automotive Editor - May 23, 2016
  • The Top 4 Hybrid Crossovers

    Americans continue to flock to crossovers for their versatility, cargo capacity, and all-weather capability. If you want to add efficiency to the mix of attributes,…

    By John Diether, Automotive Editor - May 19, 2016
  • Hybrid Car Battery Life

    The batteries in modern hybrids are designed to last for at least 100,000 miles. Some might even make it to 150,000 or more. If you're…

    By John Diether, Automotive Editor - May 18, 2016
  • The Disadvantages of Buying a Hybrid Car

    Hybrid cars are all the rage as fuel prices fluctuate and more people are concerned about their carbon imprint. Most of the advertisements show off…

    By Rebecca Ballard, Automotive Editor - February 05, 2015
  • List of Plug-in Vehicles Eligible for California HOV Lane Stickers

    Considering a new plug-in vehicle in California? Odds are your potential new car is eligible for a HOV lane sticker issued by the California Department…

    By Alex Bernstein, Senior Pricing Analyst - January 06, 2015
  • HOV Lane Stickers Are Back for Plug-in Hybrids in California

    Shoppers in California considering a plug-in hybrid have some good news to start the year: carpool lane stickers are back. This is great news for…

    By Alex Bernstein, Senior Pricing Analyst - January 05, 2015
  • Hybrid vs. Plug-in Hybrid

    Considering a little electrification in your life? An increasing number gas-electric hybrids are also being offered as plug-in versions that give you electric-only range before…

    By Zac Estrada, Automotive Editor - October 15, 2014
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    A Brief History of Hybrid Cars

    Hybrids seem like an overnight sensation, but the history of hybrid cars actually goes back to the eve of the 20th Century, beginning with Porche.

    November 08, 2013