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Best Hybrid Pickup Trucks: What You Need To Know

Hybrid pickup truck

Do you have a feeling that hybrid pickup trucks are a rare sight and not something you are likely to come across? You may very well be right. Judging from the current market situation, it seems like these vehicles are not entirely in touch with upcoming trends. Because of their …

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How Hybrid Cars Work

Ever since people started to care about fuel economy, car manufacturers implemented technologies to improve the efficiency of engines. Diesel engines were designed precisely for those reasons a century ago. However, today, they are deemed too dirty and pollutive to be a viable alternative to petrol engines. To make cars …

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Is the Toyota Prius a Good Used Car?

Toyota Prius

The Toyota Prius Hybrid launched in 2001 in the United States and has become the best selling hybrid in the world. The first generation resembled other subcompacts at the time. When most people think of the Toyota Prius, they think of the oddly-wedge-shaped liftback that debuted in 2004. Not only …

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Urban Myth or Truth? The Hummer Vs Prius Environmental Debate

White Toyota Prius facing a Silver Hummer

‘Did you know that the Toyota Prius is less environmentally friendly than a Hummer H2?’ It was 2009, and I was taking some environmental sustainability courses part-time. We were talking about cars, and one of my classmates was especially vocal. ‘When you add in the manufacturing impact of batteries and …

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