Hybrids: A Savior

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Adam Tran


Eng 1101

11 April 2010

Hybrids: A Savior to the Environment

Since the invention of Hybrid vehicles, Hybrids have became an important factor to improve fuel economy. They are becoming more and more popular with car companies across the world. Any vehicle is a hybrid when it combines two or more sources of power. Hybrid cars run off a rechargeable battery and gasoline. The advantages of the hybrid car start right from its difference in the basic pattern. The hybrid car utilizes two energy sources for its movement. The popular hybrid cars in the market are manufactured in such a manner to combine the benefits of an internal combustion engine and electrical motor. Some will question or disagree that hybrids are worthless, but they have no scientific evidence to prove that. I agree that Hybrids can help save the environment and have many advantages. If anyone can say they personally recommend a hybrid car it would be me.

High fuel prices and concerns over the environment have inspired more people than ever to go in search of alternative energy sources. Hybrid cars get significantly better gas mileage than the traditional internal combustion engine. Most get between 20 and 30 miles per gallon more than standard automobiles. The future for hybrids looks bright with rapid developments in hybrid technology to improve engine efficiency. I can argue that hybrid vehicles are worth the money and can lead this world to a cleaner environment. The government should encourage the development of hybrids because it is an excellent alternative source.

The world as we know it, is not a place with unlimited amount of resources. We are running out of resources and need another alternative source for power. Oil use is extensive in the United States. American cars and trucks...