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  Hybrid Cars - Hybrids - Fuel Economy - Fuel Cells
See every hybrid on the market and learn which ones have the best fuel economy, which ones have the highest tax credits, and which ones will pay for themselves the fastest.
With a yawn, a shrug and a wave of the hand, Nissan executives debuted the 2007 Nissan Altima Hybrid...
Which hybrid you choose determines your tax credit...
hybrid.autobytel.com   (107 words)

 HybridCars.com | Hybrid cars research and tools. Info about diesel, alternative fuels, and high-mpg cars.
Despite the current mad rush for fuel-efficient vehicles, sales of the most popular hybrid car, the Toyota Prius, are unlikely to mushroom this year.
Hybrid owners on the other hand, have seen their used Priuses' residual values go up just as dramatically as those of the gas-guzzlers have fallen.
Entire history books could one day be devoted to the auto industry’s seismic shift in 2008.
www.hybridcars.com   (213 words)

  News and Information about Hybrid Vehicles
Three new hybrids are available for model year 2008:
The 2008 Chevrolet Malibu and Lexus LS 600h L vehicles have not yet been certified by IRS as eligible for the hybrid tax credit.
Hybrids combine the best features of the internal combustion engine with an electric motor, and they can be configured to achieve a variety of different objectives, such as improving fuel economy, boosting performance, or providing electrical power to auxiliary loads such as power tools.
www.fueleconomy.gov /feg/hybrid_news.shtml   (361 words)

 Howstuffworks "How Hybrid Cars Work"
There are a lot of hybrid models on the market these days, and most automobile manufacturers have announced plans to manufacture their own versions.
For example, a mo-ped (a motorized pedal bike) is a type of hybrid because it combines the power of a gasoline engine with the pedal power of its rider.
Most hybrid cars on the road right now are gasoline-electric hybrids, although French car maker PSA Peugeot Citroen has two diesel-electric hybrid cars in the works.
www.howstuffworks.com /hybrid-car.htm   (469 words)

 Hybrid ARM Mortgage Statistics, from HSH Associates
These are the latest statistics on the four varieties of hybrid adjustable rate mortgages.
Hybrids differ in that the first rate adjustment is delayed for several (3 to 10) years, after which the rate adjusts annually.
We compile statistics on both conforming and jumbo hybrid ARMs; they are available for purchase.
www.hsh.com /hybrid-stats.html   (269 words)

 Best Hybrid Car websites!
Hybrid batteries help to reduce fuel emissions because the hybrid engine draws on the battery and not gasoline when accelerating.
Hybrid gasoline motors can shut off when the car is stopped and run off their electricity.
Hybrids are better than all-electric cars because hybrid car batteries recharge as you drive so there is no need to plug in.
www.care2.com /channels/ecoinfo/hybrid   (457 words)

 Chevrolet | Fuel Economy - Chevy Hybrid Vehicles
America's first full-size hybrid SUV is available in two- or four-wheel drive and provides the power and capability you expect from a utility vehicle while delivering efficiency you never imagined.
Its hybrid propulsion system is designed to operate in three ways: electric power, engine power, or any combination of electric and engine power.
6 Based on an EPA estimated combined fuel economy of 27 MPG for the Malibu Hybrid with a 2.4L engine and an EPA estimated combined fuel economy of 25 MPG for the non–hybrid Malibu with a 2.4L engine.
www.chevrolet.com /hybrid   (332 words)

 Hybrid Top 50 - Rankings - All Sites
We are a combination of Traditional, Digital, Hybrid, Scrapping Tradigitally- many active and fun challenges:) Check back often for crafts-and inspiration, we are a full service community.
Hybrid & digital community with friendly members, fun freebies and exciting challenges.
Join our scrapbook community as we travel to different streets finding inspiration and enjoyment for digital, paper, and hybrid scrappers.
www.hybridtop50.com   (1310 words)

 Hybrid Mileage Database - GreenHybrid
Click on a hybrid model for more details or view non-hybrids.
Using the Graph: This graph represents the median lifetime fuel economy of hybrid cars in this database.
Figures are not meant for comparison to EPA mileage estimates for non-hybrids.
www.greenhybrid.com /compare/mileage   (102 words)

 Hybrid Technologies | changing the world by reinventing power
See what national media has to say about Hybrid Technologies.
May 27, 2008 Hybrid and TreasureHD Producers Film All Electric Vehicle Facility for Upcoming International Segment on Dish Network read
May 19, 2008 Hybrid Gets Worldwide Attention as Lithium Powered Vehicles Are Featured By Voice of America read
www.hybridtechnologies.com   (196 words)

 Hybrid: Blogs, Photos, Videos and more on Technorati
Great weekend car but too much on the gas for going from point a to point b.
Recently pictures leaked of the Hybrid Jordan Air Force One in a new color combo of fl/varsity red –taxi – green bean.
I think it would be nice to have all the cool discoveries / findings about our great car in one place.
www.technorati.com /tag/Hybrid   (534 words)

  2008 Honda Civic Hybrid - Official Honda Hybrid Car Web Site
Win, and you and a guest get to party and rock with the headliners, long before the rest of the fans.
If you recently purchased a hybrid, you may be eligible for a tax credit.
But when it comes to fitting your lifestyle, this technological marvel is also true-blue.
automobiles.honda.com /civic-hybrid   (262 words)

 Hybrid Rocket Thesis @ LaunchBase.com (Launch Base)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A hybrid rocket propulsion system is a rocket engine composed of a solid propellant lining a combustion chamber into which a liquid or gaseous propellant is injected so as to undergo a strong exothermic reaction to produce hot gas that is emitted through a De Laval nozzle for propulsive purposes.
In its simplest form a hybrid rocket consists of a pressurised tank full of oxidiser leading into a valve and from there into a combustion chamber lined with a fuel and on into a conventional rocket engine.
The explosive equivalent of hybrid rockets propellant is often taken to be 0, whereas liquids are 10-20% and solids are around 10%.
www.launchbase.com /encyclopedia/Hybrid_rocket   (963 words)

 AWIC Newsletter: The Wolf-Dog Hybrid
A wolf hybrid is the offspring of a breeding between a wolf (Canis lupus) and a dog (Canis familiaris).
In some hybrids, the timidity of the wolf may be replaced by the aggressiveness of the dog, while the predatory contribution from the wolf ancestry may remain relatively intact.
In hybrids, where the aggressive nature of the dog may be coupled with an absence of the wolf's aggressive restraint, serious injury or even death to a human can result during a dominance challenge.
www.nal.usda.gov /awic/newsletters/v5n4/5n4wille.htm   (4543 words)

 Hybrid car sales heat up
Hybrid sales are expected to climb to 200,000 this year, 260,000 in 2006 and 535,000 in 2011.
Hybrid vehicles are good for the earth because they suck up less gas and spit out less pollution.
The Civic Hybrid with an automatic transmission gets an impressive gas mileage of 48 miles per gallon in the city and 47 mpg on the highway.
www.bankrate.com /brm/news/auto/20030507a1.asp   (700 words)

 USATODAY.com - Ford to sell hybrid Escape SUV at a loss   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The hybrid Escape, the first such vehicle to hit the market from a Detroit automaker, will boast a combined fuel economy of 35 to 40 miles per gallon in city driving and 30 mpg in highway driving.
Hybrid vehicles use electric motors and battery packs to improve the fuel efficiency of internal combustion engines, adding power during acceleration and reclaiming energy during braking.
The first hybrid Escapes will be sold to fleet customers, while a version for retail buyers won't be available until the middle of next year.
www.usatoday.com /money/autos/2003-03-06-ford-hybrid-suv_x.htm   (686 words)

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The Insight was Hondaís first commercial attempt at a hybrid vehicle and was designed mostly for enthusiasts and early adopters as opposed to the mass market.
The Hybrid is much heavier, yet its acceleration is still similar to that of the aluminum alloy Insight.
Because this is a hybrid car, you instinctively know that these are going to be important.
www.arstechnica.com /reviews/02q3/civic-hybrid/2003-civic-hy-1.html   (871 words)

 Honda Worldwide | August 24, 2004 "Honda Develops Hybrid Scooter Prototype"
Thanks to a compact power system and a rechargeable nickel hydrogen battery located under the front cowl, the hybrid scooter is about the same size as the Dio Z4, a standard-size 50cc scooter, and is only 10 kg heavier.
To make the most efficient use of energy, the hybrid system charges the battery during deceleration and whenever possible and utilizes this power when higher output is required.
These advanced features allow the hybrid scooter to achieve 1.6 times the fuel economy of the Dio Z4 (when riding on flat ground at 30 km/h) and to produce 37% less carbon dioxide.
world.honda.com /news/2004/2040824_02.html   (309 words)

 Wired News: Hybrid Mileage Comes Up Short
Hybrid cars are hot, but not as hot as their owners, who complain that their gas mileage hasn't come close to well-advertised estimates.
But after a few months of commuting to his job in Cincinnati, Blackshaw's hybrid euphoria vanished as his car's odometer revealed that the gas mileage he was hoping for was only a pipe dream.
Honda's Civic Hybrid is rated by the EPA to get 47 miles per gallon in the city, and 48 mpg on the highway.
www.wired.com /news/autotech/0,2554,63413,00.html?tw=wn_tophead_1   (759 words)

 Plug-in Hybrid Vehicles
As the term suggests, plug-in hybrids - which look and perform much like "regular" cars - can be plugged in to a 120-volt outlet (for instance each night at home, or during the workday at a parking garage) and charged.
Plug-ins run on the stored energy for much of a typical day's driving - depending on the size of the battery up to 60 miles per charge, far beyond the commute of an average American - and when the charge is used up, automatically keep running on the fuel in the fuel tank.
The plug-in hybrid drive system is compatible with all vehicle models and does not entail any sacrifice of vehicle performance or driver amenities.
www.iags.org /pih.htm   (736 words)

 Toyota Hybrid Propulsion Prius Car
The hybrid system will be included in a yet-to-be-disclosed model that will go on sale in Japan later this year.
The electric battery in the hybrid "won't run out of juice" and needn't ever be recharged under normal circumstances, said Akihiro Wada, Toyota's executive vice president for research and development.
The hybrid's battery is about one-sixth the size and weight of those of pure electric vehicles.
www.rbbi.com /folders/engn/thybrid.htm   (840 words)

 Hybrid Systems Frequently Asked Questions
This is the weakest form of hybridization, and some would argue that it i= s not, in fact, a hybrid system at all.
Th= e level of hybridization is higher, as the second (auxillary) paradigm is= intimately involved with the first.
Because they are not always the best technique for a given problem, somet= imes the motivation appears to be to develop hybrids for hybrids sake.Thi= s seems to be especially evident in neural network-fuzzy logic hybrids.
www.cecs.missouri.edu /~rsun/hybrid-FAQ.html   (1826 words)

 Hybrid Cars
After years of 'on the road' development, the new hybrids have become a practical choice for consumers.
A hybrid car features a small fuel-efficient gas engine combined with an electric motor that assists the engine when accelerating.
The next most popular hybrid was the Honda Civic Hybrid, which sold over 25,000 vehicles.
www.eartheasy.com /live_hybrid_cars.htm   (802 words)

 Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Progress from the Alternative Fuel Vehicle Group   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Providing industry news and technical developments in battery-electric, hybrid and fuel cell vehicles.
For more than two decades, Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Progress has provided worldwide news on the research, development and use of battery electric, hybrid and fuel cell vehicles.
Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Progress does the job for you and presents only the most accurate and complete information twice each month.
www.altfuels.com /evp.php   (473 words)

 Hybrid : the roleplaying game
And, my rpg HYBRID is NOT based on other rpgs, but fragments of my rpg will seem or appear similar to other rpgs, but when that happens it’s by pure coincidence, but the/
LS or Life Span stat in my rpg HYBRID is referred to as END stat in Champions / Hero rpg; the same LS or Life Span CONCEPT is referred to as Body stat in BESM rpg.
There are a number of ways that you can interpret the concept of 0 End and ½ End in Champions or/and Hero rpg, based on limitation(s) or/and advantage(s), which my interpretation(s) of it seem to be IMPLIED and is NOT directly stated anywhere in either of the rpgs, both manifestations of each other.
philippe.tromeur.free.fr /hybrid.htm   (10807 words)

 Town Car: A Hybrid-Electric Car
Initially, the hybrid was envisioned as essentially a battery-electric vehicle with an on-board heat-engine-powered generator (genset) to extend the range.
This implied that the genset would be of minimal output in order to bias the system toward battery-electric power and thereby gain the efficiency of using wall-plug electricity.
For more information on electric vehicles and hybrid system control strategy, see "Electric and Hybrid Vehicles: An Overview of the Benefits, Challenges, and Technologies.
www.rqriley.com /t-car.html   (734 words)

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