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Is it Time to Go Green? Hybrid or Electric

As gas fluctuates between $5.00 -$3.28 a gallon depending on the state you live in, as consumers we begin to wonder is it time to “upgrade” to a Hybrid or Electric vehicle.   If the answer is yes, which is the better option?  To help you make the decision here is a breakdown between your two options.

 

A Hybrid vehicle as defined by Wikipedia is “A vehicle that uses two or more distinct power sources to move the vehicle. The term most commonly refers to hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), which combine an internal combustion engine and one or more electric motors.”  A Hybrid uses the gas powered engine to build up energy, which is stored in the vehicles battery to be used at a later time.   The vehicle still relays on the fossil fuels for much of its power unless you…

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