Interactive Infographic: How Does a Hybrid Car Work?

With newer technology improving how we drive, hybrid cars are becoming commonplace on American roads. How do they work?

These days, people are more concerned than ever about consuming less gas. Fuel prices are sky high, plus there's also more urgency than ever to decrease dependence on oil. It's no wonder that hybrid cars are increasing in popularity as more manufacturers are offering hybrid models of some of their most well-known cars. You've probably seen lots of hybrid cars on the road, and maybe you even own one. But have you ever wondered how they work? Hybrid cars utilize both stored electricity and gasoline, resulting in a ride that is more fuel efficient.

Click on the interactive infographic above to learn more about this breakthrough technology that's becoming more commonplace on America's roads.

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