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Lithia Volkswagen of Thornton
(303) 438-5200
1900 W 104th Avenue
Denver, CO
Services
Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,Tune up Repair,Auto Dealers

Go Hyundai Mazda 104th
(303) 460-0102
10450 Federal Boulevard
Denver, CO
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Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,Auto Dealers,Used Car Dealer

Flatirons Subaru
(303) 442-2544
5995 Arapahoe Avenue
Boulder, CO
Services
Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,Tune up Repair,Auto Dealers

Transwest Trucks Trailer RV
(303) 684-3400
7550 E I25 Frontage Road
Erie, CO
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RV and Camper Repair,Trailer Repair,Van Dealers,Auto Dealers

Boulder Toyota
(303) 443-3250
2465 48th Court
Boulder, CO
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Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,Tune up Repair,Used Truck Dealer,Van Dealers,Auto Dealers

Mike Shaw Subaru
(303) 438-7500
1640 W 104th Avenue
Denver, CO
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Clutch Repair,Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,Tune up Repair,Auto Dealers,Used Car Dealer

Mountain States Toyota Scion
(303) 302-8888
201 W 70th Avenue
Denver, CO
Services
Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,Tune up Repair,Auto Dealers

Fisher Auto Inc
(303) 443-0530
6025 Arapahoe Rd
Boulder, CO
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Auto Parts,Alignment Repair,Clutch Repair,Service Stations,SUV Repair,Truck Auto Body,Truck Repair,Auto Dealers

Pollard Friendly Motor Company
(303) 447-8187
2360 30th Street
Boulder, CO
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Clutch Repair,Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,SUV Repair,Tune up Repair,Truck Dealers,Auto Dealers,Used Car Dealer

Anderson Kia of Boulder
(877) 774-0364
3200 28th Street
Boulder, CO
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Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,Tune up Repair,Van Dealers,Auto Dealers,Used Car Dealer

Hybrid Electric Vehicles

Courtesy Electric Drive Transportation Association   

A hybrid electric vehicle uses both an electric motor and an internal combustion engine to propel the vehicle. A hybrid is designed to capture energy that is normally lost through braking and coasting to recharge the batteries (regenerative braking), which in turn powers the electric motor--without the need for plugging in.

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A 'parallel' hybrid electric vehicle uses the electric motor or the internal combustion engine to propel the vehicle. A 'series' hybrid electric vehicle uses the electric motor to provide added power to the internal combustion engine when it needs it most, for example, in stop-and-go driving and acceleration. Hybrid electric vehicles have the potential to use electricity to power onboard accessories or to provide outlets to plug in appliances or tools. All have the potential to achieve greater fuel economy than conventional gasoline-engine vehicles.

The hybrid market is growing--there are a variety of hybrid electric vehicles available to consumers today, with more models on the way. Cities across the country are already benefiting from the use of hybrid electric buses in their communities.

Advantages of hybrids:

  • Reduced fuel consumption and tailpipe emissions
  • Optimized fuel efficiency and performance
  • Lower fueling costs
  • Recovered energy from regenerative braking
  • Uses existing gas station infrastructure

Challenges of hybrids:

  • Complexity of two powertrains
  • Component availability--batteries, powertrains, power electronics
  • Higher initial cost

How much fuel do hybrids save?

Hybrids have received attention for their EPA-estimated miles-per gallon ratings because hybrids use fuel economy as a main selling feature. Recent media coverage has shed light on the fact that some hybrid owners don't get the advertised fuel economy from their vehicles. Most hybrid owners are pleased with their vehicle's fuel economy, recognizing the superior performa...

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