26 Dec '12, 6am

Are Hybrid Cars the Future?: With the cost of fuel set to increase further in years to come, many people are tur...

With the cost of fuel set to increase further in years to come, many people are turning to alternatives to combat the economic and environmental costs of petrol cars. One alternative is the hybrid, which combines a petrol and electric engine for greater fuel efficiency and lower emissions, reducing our dependency on fossil fuels. We currently rely heavily on fossil fuels, and as countries such as India and China develop further, the demand for these fuels will only increase. The competition for this limited resource will drive prices higher, impacting upon developing countries which import their fuel from overseas. The environmental damage from burning fossil fuels is also very concerning. Hybrid cars offer an alternative; by harnessing the power of both petrol and electric engines, they are able to overcome the shortcomings of both. There are two ways that hybrid engines ...

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