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Where Did the Hybrid Car Get its Start in Life

Posted on April 14, 2010 in Hybrid Vehicle | No Comments
Where Did the Hybrid Car Get its Start in Life Nowadays the hybrid cars are making headlines and more and more people are preferring hybrid cars over conventional ones. Everything has a beginning and so does hybrid cars. The history of the hybrid cars is very interesting to know. You will be surprised to know that hybrid cars existed even earlier to petrol powered vehicles. The history of hybrid goes back into the time of 1665, when Ferdinand Verbeist, a Jesuit priest, started to make designs and plans of a car. He wasn’t envisaging it very intricate or complex, just some sort of a simple car. Simple car with four wheels and powered by steam. Even after fifteen years of dedicated work of turning his dream car into reality, he struggled to perfect his dream vehicle. It’s still a mystery whether  [...]

Under the Hood of Hybrid Car

Posted on April 12, 2010 in Hybrid Vehicle | No Comments
Under the Hood of Hybrid Car Formally, conventional gas powered car were criticized for the less mileage performance as well as the maintenance was also costly. Now with new technological invention in making of cars, like hybrid, it still raises many questions regarding its performance and engine under the hood. You do not need to worry about it as the batteries of hybrids are not like torch batteries that needs replacements then and after. They are designed such a way that would last for lifetime of hybrid car. Therefore, the life of battery pack of a hybrid comes with guarantee of eight to ten years. As far as mileage is concerned of a hybrid, it is expected to live between 150,000 and 200,000 miles, as well you never know it might even survive more than that.   [...]

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