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Hybrid cars are powered by combined fuel technologies. Learn how the Tesla Roadster or the Ford Escape hybrid technologies work and see what tax credits hybrid owners receive.

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How Hydraulic Hybrids Work

Flying down the highway, a hydraulic hybrid isn't much different from a regular car. But in traffic, the vehicles can increase fuel economy 40 to 70 percent. How do they do it?


Is an all-electric car a bad investment?

 Is an all-electric car a bad investment?

Is an all-electric car a bad investment? Keep reading to learn about electric cars and if an all-electric car is a bad investment. See more »

Electric Vehicles Quiz

 Electric Vehicles Quiz

How much do you know about electric vehicles? Test your knowledge and take the Electric Vehicles Quiz! See more »

12 Myths About Electric Vehicles

 12 Myths About Electric Vehicles

I'd really like to take credit for the information below, but the truth of the matter is it comes from my friends at Plug In America. Learn more about the 12 myths about electric vehicles. See more »

 AC Motors: kW vs. Horsepower

For about as long as cars have been around, the thing to say when a powerful car rolls by has been: "How much horsepower are you running?" Learn more about AC Motors. See more »

 Are Electric Cars Cheaper to Run?

So you've done everything you can think of: You've checked your tire pressure, carpooled, telecommuted -- maybe you even bought a hybrid. Learn more about how electric cars run cheaper. See more »

 Are electric cars safe in accidents?

Cars are dangerous machines. They kill more than 30,000 people per year in the United States alone. Learn more about electric cars safety issues. See more »

 Can Electric Car Batteries Be Recycled?

Happily, the answer is yes -- the batteries that power electric cars (and hybrids, for that matter) can be recycled. Learn more about recycling electric car batteries. See more »

 Challenges Facing the Electric Car Industry

It's tough to get a new business off the ground. Learn more about the challenges facing the electric car industry. See more »

 Electric Cars vs. Hydrogen Fuel Cell Cars

Most people know by now what an electric car is. It's a car that runs on a battery-powered electric motor. Learn more about the difference between electric cars and hydrogen fuel cell cars. See more »

 How Does Horsepower Figure Into Electric Cars?

Just like a gasoline-powered internal combustion engine, an electric car's motor generates power that drives the wheels to put things in motion. Learn more about how horsepower figures into electric cars. See more »