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As hybrid technology evolves, hybrid car owners will reap the benefits of lower emissions and fuel consumption. Check out this section to learn about all the amazing breakthroughs in the field of hybrid technology.

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How Solar- vehicle Ventilators Work

You know that your car's interior tends to get hot -- dangerously hot -- in the summer. A solar vehicle ventilator would help drivers cool off by using the sun's energy to blow hot air out of your car and draw cooler air inside.


How the SEAT León Twin Drive Ecomotive Works

How the SEAT León Twin Drive Ecomotive Works

The SEAT León Twin Drive Ecomotive is one of Spain's most forward-thinking new hybrids. Read about the SEAT León Twin Drive Ecomotive in this article. See more »

Windows down or A/C on -- which is more fuel-efficient?

Windows down or A/C on -- which is more fuel-efficient?

How do you know when you should be driving with your windows down? Read this article to find out when you should be driving with your windows down. See more »

How the Fisker Karma Works

How the Fisker Karma Works

The Fisker Karma is a luxury plug-in hybrid car. Get history, details and specs on the Fisker Karma in this article. See more »

Do hybrid cars perform well in cold weather?

Do hybrid cars perform well in cold weather?

Do hybrid cars perform well in cold weather? Find out if hybrid cars perform well in cold weather at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How the Toyota FT-HS Works

How the Toyota FT-HS Works

The Toyota FT-HS concept car is a high-powered, sporty hybrid. Get the scoop on the Toyota FT-HS in this article. See more »

What are the most difficult standards to meet for an alternative fuel car?

What are the most difficult standards to meet for an alternative fuel car?

Alternative fuel vehicle standards are becoming increasingly important as drivers explore new fuels. Read about alternative fuel vehicle standerds here. See more »

What is the world's cheapest alternative fuel car?

What is the world's cheapest alternative fuel car?

The world's cheapest alternative fuel car is currently the Tara Tiny. Read about the world's cheapest alternative fuel car in this article. See more »

How the Porsche Panamera Hybrid Works

How the Porsche Panamera Hybrid Works

The Porsche Panamera is a 4-door sports sedan with hybrid option. Read about the development and specs of the Porsche Panamera hybrid. See more »

Why would I want to recondition my hybrid battery pack?

Why would I want to recondition my hybrid battery pack?

Is it better to recondition a hybrid battery pack than replace it? Read this article to learn why you might prefer to recondition your hybrid battery pack. See more »

What's a mild hybrid system?

What's a mild hybrid system?

Mild hybrid systems offer fuel-efficiency and convenience. Learn what a mild hybrid system does in this article. See more »