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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 Grants for Hybrid Cars Work

The U.S. government is investing billions of dollars in an effort to allow American industries to develop more hybrid and electric vehicles. But car companies aren't the only ones to benefit.


How Advanced Hybrid Systems Work

 How Advanced Hybrid Systems Work

Advanced hybrid systems may revolutionize hybrid technology. Visit HowStuffWorks to learn all about advanced hybrid systems. See more »

Do all hybrid cars qualify for tax credits?

 Do all hybrid cars qualify for tax credits?

Do all hybrid cars qualify for tax credits? Visit HowStuffWorks to learn if all hybrid cars qualify for tax credits. See more »

How is owning a hybrid vehicle patriotic?

 How is owning a hybrid vehicle patriotic?

How is owning a hybrid vehicle patriotic? Visit HowStuffWorks to learn how owning a hybrid vehicle is patriotic. See more »

What percentage of air pollution is due to cars?

 What percentage of air pollution is due to cars?

What percentage of air pollution is due to cars? Visit HowStuffWorks to learn what percentage of air pollution is due to cars. See more »

What are modular hybrids?

 What are modular hybrids?

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Is the resale value of hybrid vehicles higher?

 Is the resale value of hybrid vehicles higher?

Is the resale value of hybrid vehicles higher? Visit HowStuffWorks to learn if the resale value of hybrid vehicles is higher than standard cars. See more »

5 Tired Excuses for Waiting to Buy a Hybrid Car

 5 Tired Excuses for Waiting to Buy a Hybrid Car

There are a lot of tired excuses for waiting to buy a hybrid car. Visit HowStuffWorks to find 5 tired excuses for waiting to buy a hybrid car. See more »

What are the different types of hybrid cars?

 What are the different types of hybrid cars?

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Are hybrid car maintenance costs higher?

 Are hybrid car maintenance costs higher?

Are hybrid car maintenance costs higher? Visit HowStuffWorks to learn if hybrid car maintenance costs are higher. See more »

How do hybrid car designs aid in fuel efficiency?

 How do hybrid car designs aid in fuel efficiency?

How do hybrid car designs aid in fuel efficiency? Visit HowStuffWorks to learn how hybrid car designs aid in fuel efficiency. See more »