Hybrid Electric Vehicles Saint George UT

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 Saint George, UT that can help answer your questions about Hybrid Electric Vehicles.

Dixie Auto Salvage
(435) 674-1272
1795 E Washington Dam Road
Washington, UT
Services
Radiator Repair,Auto Dealers

Stephen Wade Automotive Group
(435) 634-4500
150 E 1160 S
St George, UT

Data Provided By:
Freedom RV and Sports Center
(435) 528-7244
396 S Main Street
Gunnison, UT
Services
RV and Camper Repair,Truck Dealers,Used Car Dealers,Auto Dealers

Dixie Auto Salvage
(435) 674-1272
1795 E Washington Dam Road
Washington, UT
Services
Radiator Repair,Auto Dealers

Mark Miller Pontiac Buick
(801) 266-8833
3535 S State Street
Salt Lake City, UT
Services
Clutch Repair,Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,SUV Repair,Truck Auto Body,Tune up Repair,Used Car Dealers,Auto Dealers

Bluff Street Auto Brokers
(435) 688-8145
321 S Bluff St
St George, UT

Data Provided By:
Parkway Ford Lincoln Mercury
(435) 586-9435
1010 North Main Street
Cedar City, UT
Services
Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,SUV Repair,Tune up Repair,Truck Dealers,Used Car Dealers,Auto Dealers

Tri State Motors
(435) 586-6563
298 S Main Street
Cedar City, UT
Services
Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,SUV Repair,Tune up Repair,Used Car Dealers,Auto Dealers

Larry H Miller Chevrolet
(801) 264-3200
5650 S State Street
Salt Lake City, UT
Services
Alignment Repair,Clutch Repair,Truck Auto Body,Truck Dealers,Used Car Dealers,Auto Dealers

Mike Hale Chevrolet
(435) 649-2399
2190 Rasmussen Road
Park City, UT
Services
Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,Tune up Repair,Auto Dealers

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