Hybrid Electric Vehicles Fargo ND

This page provides relevant content and local businesses that can help with your search for information on Hybrid Electric Vehicles. You will find informative articles about Hybrid Electric Vehicles, including "Hybrid Electric Vehicles". Below you will also find local businesses that may provide the products or services you are looking for. Please scroll down to find the local resources in Fargo, ND that can help answer your questions about Hybrid Electric Vehicles.

Tate's Auto
(701) 672-0191
115 1st St S
Wahpeton, ND

Data Provided By:
robison construction
(701) 563-4321
PO Box 115
Regent, ND
 
Miller Motors
(701) 845-2780
2505 W Main St
Valley City, ND

Data Provided By:
Automax of Minot Rental-Sales
(701) 839-9311
1303 S Broadway
Minot, ND

Data Provided By:
Miller Properties and Auto Sales
(701) 365-8327
428 25th St S
Fargo, ND
 
Dale's A-1 Auto Sales & Svc
(701) 252-1213
827 17th St SW
Jamestown, ND

Data Provided By:
Twin City Auto Llc
(701) 772-5600
2210 Gateway Dr
Grand Forks, ND

Data Provided By:
Magic City Auto
(701) 852-9250
3520 S Broadway
Minot, ND

Data Provided By:
Luther Family Ford
(701) 282-2350
3302 36th St S
Fargo, ND
 
Saturn of Fargo
(701) 281-9165
3901 2nd Ave S
Fargo, ND
 
Data Provided By:

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.

Hybrid,Electric Vehicles,Hybrid Electric Vehicles,Hybrid Electric,Hybrid Vehicles,car buying,car shopping,buying a htbrid,alternative fuel vehicles,enviromentally friendly cars,fuel,fuel prices,rising fuel prices,

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...

Click here to read the rest of this article from New Car Buying Guide