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The Pros & Cons Of Hybrid Cars

Posted on Wednesday 11th of June 2014

Though having only become widely available in the past 10-20 years, hybrid cars have actually been around for quite a while; in fact the first hybrid car, the 'Lohner-Porsche Mixte', was invented in 1896 by a 21 year old Ferdinand Porsche. At the time the vehicle was too expensive for mass consumption, but with almost 120 years of research and technological advances since its initial inception, hybrid cars are now a realistic, viable alternative to pure petrol run cars. This is not to say...Read More

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How Hybrid Cars Work & Why They're Needed

Posted on Tuesday 13th of May 2014

For almost a century now we have been using the petrol fuelled internal combustion engine to power our cars and get us from point A to point B. A hundred years is a long time and in that time the engines have only become more powerful and efficient; so while it is safe to say that no one is denying its performance capabilities, it does not mean there are not issues.

You may not be overly aware of how a car's engine works, but basically the fuel you fill your...Read More