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Hybrid Car Performance Hybrid cars contain smaller, and more efficient engines. The efficiency can be improved by using smaller, lighter parts, by reducing the number of cylinders and by operating the engine closer to its maximum load. Help comes from the electric motor and battery -- this system steps in to provide the necessary extra power to help accelerate the car.
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Unformatted text preview: www.howstuffworks.com Electricity comes from the battery pack, runs through the electric motor, and gives the gasoline the extra push of energy to help run the car. The Engine www.physorg.com Benefits • Low emissions • Less air pollution • Less global warming pollution • Cheaper running costs • Performance www.net.org...
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course SPC 1600 taught by Professor Mjwagner during the Fall '08 term at University of Central Florida.

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