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Savannah Mobility Sales
(912) 233-1050
3938 Ogeechee Road
Savannah, GA
Car Makes
Chrysler, Honda, Toyota, Ford VANS and Trucks
Hours
M-F 8:00am-5:00pm, Sat 9:00-2:00 call for appointment
Prices and/or Promotions
Used/New

Southland Chrysler Jeep Eagle
(229) 273-3473
1096 Highway 280 West
Cordele, GA
Services
Radiator Repair,Tune up Repair,Auto Dealers

Martin Motors Parts and Service
(229) 686-2068
709 S Davis Street
Nashville, GA
Services
Clutch Repair,SUV Repair,Used Car Dealers,Auto Dealers

Griner Cadillac Nissan
(229) 242-7325
3715 Inner Perimeter Road
Valdosta, GA
Services
Clutch Repair,Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,SUV Repair,Tune up Repair,Used Car Dealers,Auto Dealers

Stone Mountain Auto
(770) 972-7767
5054 Stone Mountain Hwy
Stone Mountain, GA
Services
Auto Parts,Van Dealers,Used Car Dealers,Auto Dealers

Auto Depot
(912) 966-5227
515 Us Highway 80 W
Garden City, GA

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New Horizons Outdoors
(770) 949-9644
4429 Bankhead Highway
Douglasville, GA
Services
RV and Camper Repair,Trailer Repair,Truck Parts,Auto Dealers,RV and Camper Dealers

Pugmire Isuzu
(770) 952-2261
1865 Cobb Parkway South
Marietta, GA
Services
Auto Body Repair,Clutch Repair,Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,SUV Repair,Tune up Repair,Used Car Dealers,Auto Dealers

Bo Lovein Ford Inc
(229) 686-2058
723 S Davis Street
Nashville, GA
Services
Clutch Repair,Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,SUV Repair,Tune up Repair,Auto Dealers

Cook County Ford
(229) 896-7411
1000 S Hutchinson Avenue
Adel, GA
Services
Radiator Repair,Tune up Repair,Used Car Dealers,Auto Dealers

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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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