When did hybrid cars start?

Answer In 1999, Insight, the first two door hybrid car, was introduced in the United States by Honda. Toyota followed in 2000, with the release of their Toyota Prius, a four door sedan, according to Hybri... Read More »

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When were hybrid cars first discovered?

Although the idea for hybrid cars was, in all likelihood, discovered by a Jesuit priest in the 17th century, the first to file a patent for a "petrol-hybrid vehicle" was in 1905 by H. Piper, an Ame... Read More »

What is the difference between hybrid cars&regular cars?

Hybrid cars offer alternative energy sources that benefit the environment. There are advantages and disadvantages to owning a hybrid, but the overall environmental impact is better than a conventio... Read More »

How do hybrid cars compare to cars with standard engines?

While there is no question at this point that hybrid cars can offer better fuel economy in city driving, the long-term benefits and environmental impact of hybrid cars versus equivalent gas engine... Read More »

Are gas-powered cars better than hybrid cars?

On One Hand: Gas-Powered Cars are More Powerful.A gas-powered engine will produce more power and speed than a hybrid car will, especially on the highway. Gas-powered cars also have only one engine,... Read More »