Free Hybrid electric vehicle Essays and Papers

Sort By:
Satisfactory Essays
Good Essays
Better Essays
Powerful Essays
Best Essays

Free Hybrid electric vehicle Essays and Papers

Page 1 of 50 - About 500 essays
  • Powerful Essays

    Did you know that in 2006 there were 232 million registered vehicles in the United States, alone (Cars by the Numbers). And that for every vehicle 600 gallons of gasoline are consumed each year, but wait there’s more (Cars by the Numbers). Did you know that 12,000 pounds of carbon dioxide are emitted from each vehicle in a year (Cars by the Numbers)? Global warming, high gas prices, and the gasoline shortages are some of the most highly debated issues among our society. Throughout, the years many

    • 1669 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Powerful Essays
  • Best Essays

    Hybrid Vehicles Vs. Electric Vehicles

    • 2253 Words
    • 5 Pages
    • 8 Works Cited

    been trying to cut back and be more efficient is through a recent technological development in the car industry. New vehicles have been created with more efficient uses of earth’s resources such as ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEV) like hybrids, and zero emission vehicles (ZEV) like hydrogen fuel cell electrics. Major breakthroughs and development of these new generation of vehicles has immensely grown in the past twenty years. When the internal combustion engine was invented, there were a lot fewer

    • 2253 Words
    • 5 Pages
    • 8 Works Cited
    Best Essays
  • Good Essays

    Hybrid Electric Vehicles and Their Advantages 'The HEV [Hybrid Electric Vehicle] concept goes back to 1905. On November 23 of that year, American engineer H. Piper filed for a patent on a hybrid vehicle. Piper's design called for an electric motor to augment a gasoline engine'(1, pg 2) and thus, the HEV was born. Hybrid Electric Vehicles, otherwise known as HEVs are vehicles that 'combine the internal combustion engine of a conventional vehicle with the battery and electric motor of an electric

    • 919 Words
    • 2 Pages
    • 7 Works Cited
    Good Essays
  • Satisfactory Essays

    had asked Heliotrope Enterprises to conduct a detailed research on hybrid electric vehicles in terms of cost effectiveness, affordability and environmental issues. The main purpose of this research was to recommend a vehicle which is not only fuel efficient but also partially or fully dependent on electricity as compared to the conventional cars. The hybrid electric vehicle is the new generation car which works partially on electric battery and partially on the conventional combustion engine. This

    • 2682 Words
    • 6 Pages
    Satisfactory Essays
  • Good Essays

    Defining Hybrid : A vehicle is hybrid if it utilizes more than one form of onboard energy to achieve propulsion. It will have a traditional internal-combustion engine and a fuel tank, as well as one or more electric motors and a battery pack. Hybrid cars are sometimes mistakenly confused with electric vehicles. Hybrids are gasoline-burning machines that utilize their electric bits to collect and reuse energy that normally goes to waste in standard cars. Like the switch that turns off your refrigerator's

    • 1649 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Satisfactory Essays

    The idea of the hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) has been around for longer than a decade, as many people may not have originally thought. In fact, hybrid vehicles have been in development for the past century. The combination of an electric motor and a gasoline engine has been stirring in the minds of scientists and inventors alike for many years. Hybrid cars have surpassed many feats as it's progressed through the years, such as increased gas mileage and reducing the pollutants that regular internal

    • 1747 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Satisfactory Essays
  • Powerful Essays

    As mentioned before Hybrid as the word say is a combination of both electric and gasoline. They can either recharge while driving or require plug-in source, these are known as plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs). whereas, Electric Vehicles (EVs) are those which solely relies on electric energy whether produced and recharged while driving a vehicle or charged from an electric plug-in source. Both the HEV and PHEV cars reduce total gas mileage and

    • 2175 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Powerful Essays
  • Satisfactory Essays

    1. Introduction The era of Electric vehicle (EV) begins in 1830, nevertheless the era of electric car did not sustain for long. The limited battery capacity and the need to recharge the battery were the reasons for car with internal combustion engine replacing the electric car. However, due to the continuous rising consciousness of global warming, climate changing and oil crisis have shifted the interest of automotive industry towards electric vehicle (Emadi and Williamson, 2006; Faria et al., 2012)

    • 1076 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Satisfactory Essays
  • Better Essays

    Why Hybrid Cars Should Not Be Purchased

    • 1032 Words
    • 3 Pages
    • 6 Works Cited

    their vehicle to gasoline-electric hybrid car to gain savings from the better fuel efficiency. Many potential consumers for hybrid vehicle and hybrid vehicle owners think that the hybrid system is worth the extra penny due to better fuel economy. However, the realistic is that it has higher maintenance despite of its outstanding fuel economy figures. In fact, the hybrids cause more environmental damage than conventional petro powered vehicles and there are better alternatives. Therefore, hybrids should

    • 1032 Words
    • 3 Pages
    • 6 Works Cited
    Better Essays
  • Satisfactory Essays

    Pollution Essay: Climate Change

    • 800 Words
    • 2 Pages
    • 8 Works Cited

    incentives in place for buyers of cleaner emissions cars, like the Honda Insight, Honda Civic Hybrid (gas and electric), the Toyota Prius, or other clean-fuel vehicles (3). Clean-fuel vehicles are defined as motor vehicles designed to be propelled by one of the following fuels: - Natural gas - Liquified natural gas (LNG) - Liquified petroleum gas (LPG) - Hydrogen - Electricity (e.g., some gasoline/electric hybrids) - Any other fuel that is at least 85% alcohol or ether (e.g., E85) (3). On January

    • 800 Words
    • 2 Pages
    • 8 Works Cited
    Satisfactory Essays
Previous
Page12345678950