Hybrids do not use as much gas as the ol... ... middle of paper ... ...o an electric outlet to recharge the vehicle while it is parked. One great thing about this hybrid is the ability to travel in all electric mode for most short trips. This conserves the gas in the gasoline engine for longer drives. This feature helps boost fuel economy into 100 mpg territory. Not only is the Volt a plug-in hybrid, but so are the Ford Fusion Energi, Toyota Prius, and Honda Accord.
(Rose) Hybrid Cars have benefits if bought. The American government wants people to use cleaner energy for a cleaner environment, so they put special taxes and rebates for users of hybrid and electric cars. If a hybrid car is bought, he will get $3500 back. ("Compelling") People now want to save money by buying hybrid cars. So Honda and Toyota increases the resale prices.
Hybrid Car: Honda Insight and Toyota Prius Gasoline price is rising and we do not know how many times it would rise. We do not want your car cost you $25 or $30 each time you pull it to the gas station. Hybrid car is a solution to solve this problem; it combines two or more sources of power. A typical of hybrid car combines a gasoline motor and an electric motor. A special feature for a hybrid car is that we do not need long extension cords to charge the battery.
A hybrid has an electric engine as well as a gasoline engine. This is good because the electric engine is used at low speeds to power the car while the gasoline engine is used at high speeds to power the car. Another disadvantage of hybrid cars is that all hybrid cars are not the same. This is so because there are some cars that are partially a hybrid or ‘mild hybrids’. These cars cannot use their electric motor alone and when the car is halts their gasoline engine stops.
One being a parallel hybrid and the other being a series hybrid. A parallel hybrids fuel tank and gasoline engine are connected to the transmission while in the parallel hybrid the electric motor and gasoline engine add more force power. The difference with the series hybrid is the engine is not connected to the drive train of the car. The engine in a series hybrid doesn’t turn the wheels when you push on the gas; instead it stores energy in the batteries. Overall, hybrid cars are a very important invention which can help the environment and also benefit the owner.
The rest of the energy is lost to engine and driveline inefficiencies and idling” (US Dept of Energy). The first hybrids offered were mostly variations on existing vehicles, like the Honda Civic hybrid, as well as a few original ... ... middle of paper ... ...d vehicles provide a significant cost savings in gas and an environmental benefit to the owner. Works Cited US Dept. of Energy. (n.d.).
One of the biggest reasons besides the increasing millage that the batteries can power the car for is, government incentives that are being given out. Buying a electric car can actually be cheaper that a gasoline powered car right now with all of the incentives that drive down the price of these cars which makes them more affordable. Electric vehicles have many differences from a gasoline vehicle including motor, transmission, no exhaust pipe, no fuel lines, and no drive shaft. These vehicles have four main parts which include the controller, motor, batteries, and two potentiometers. The potentiometers (variable resistors) are hooked up to the gas pedal and tell the controller what position the pedal is in so that the controller can tell the motor what speed it should operate at.
These large batteries contain outlets that are use during recharging. The batteries powered the car providing electricity that let the vehicle function. This is very useful especially when one will run out of diesel or gasoline. The electricity given by these batteries can be a substitute to the diesel and gasoline, for the meantime. When the car stops,or in traffic, the batteries are responsible for supplying energy to the car for the air- condition and for the car’s accessories.
Prius cars have many advantages but at the same time it has disadvantages. Costumers buy this cars to save gas money and more importantly keeps the environment healthy by reducing the amount of pollution from carbon dioxide emissions. Toyota Prius (2009) runs about 48mpg on freeway and 51mpg in the city. A 2014 Hybrid Prius normally cost between $24,000-$30,000. Some disadvantages is that the batteries do not last a long time.
Track days in America are on the rise and having a fun sports car makes it all the better. And the Nissan and Chevy are both track inspired cars. These cars are both in the hundred thousand dollar range so they are both good competitors. As a result the Nissan GTR is more than the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 because of its specifications and its track performance and its practicality in the everyday world. The Nissan GTR is more than the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 because the GTR specs outweigh the Corvette ZR1.The transmission of a sports car is key to putting the power down.