Hybrid Vehicle Definition
by Laurent Cousineau
Mercedes S 400 Hybrid
Often simply called a hybrid, a hybrid vehicle is a vehicle that is powered by more than one distinct source.
For example, an automobile that combines an electric motor with an internal combustion engine is considered a hybrid.
When compared to ordinary vehicles, hybrids will help stop climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions which contribute to the greenhouse effect.
Many Other Alternatives
However, there are many other alternatives available.
For instance, one could run a car on biofuel
or drive an electric car which does not require any fuel whatsoever.
In addition, automobiles could run on hydrogen power
, a new form of renewable energy
Nonetheless, one may avoid using cars altogether. In this day and age, public transport systems will allow citizens to travel anywhere they please.
Moreover, one could always walk, use bikes, or even carpool in order to reach their destination.