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  1. Battery life and price

    I have a question that maybe you can help me with. I read somewhere on the web that if you leave the car sit for ten days without driving it you...

    Started by ‎, 07-11-2004 02:20 AM
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  2. Battery replacement cost

    I was talking with my brother and he had told me that the cost of replacing a battery for a hybrid car would be well over 3,000 dollars. I had told...

    Started by ‎, 05-21-2006 09:17 PM
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  3. What makes hybrids more efficient?

    I have sent inquiries to Ford, Honda, and Toyota, but I got no response. Can anyone explain what makes a hybrid more efficient than a light weight...

    Started by Engr_m‎, 01-13-2007 07:20 AM
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    04-07-2011 07:22 AM Go to last post
  4. HYBRID BATTERY LIFE

    I am interested in buying a gas-hybrid automobile. A neighbor of mine told me the other day that the battery in a hybrid vehicle needs to be...

    Started by ‎, 06-29-2006 08:39 PM
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    08-23-2012 12:48 AM Go to last post
  5. Sutpid Question #108: Convert to hybrid?

    I love my car and I just paid it off (finally). Unfortunately - I'd much rather be driving a hybrid. Is there any way that a gasoline car can be...

    Started by ‎, 05-10-2005 09:13 PM
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    08-23-2012 02:32 AM Go to last post
  6. Hybrid Conversions for older vehicles?

    Has anyone addressed the need for conversions on older vehicles or on vehicles that currently don't make hybrid techonolgy available? I have a 4...

    Started by ‎, 12-20-2004 04:35 AM
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  7. Hybrid Kits

    I have an old front wheel drive saab and would like to convert it into a hybrid. Are there any conversion kits? Would converting a regular honda...

    Started by ‎, 01-13-2005 10:23 PM
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  8. Prius in Canadian winter

    I have recently purchased a 2005 Prius and it will live it's life here in Saskatchewan Canada where we have extremely cold winters. I have been...

    Started by ‎, 09-19-2005 10:55 PM
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    06-22-2006 02:51 AM Go to last post
  9. Hybrid Gasoline Engine - Atkinson Cycle

    In an article on the Prius in the local newspaper, the writer referred to the Prius as having an (Inventor's Name - which I cannot recall) - cycle...

    Started by ‎, 11-18-2004 03:39 PM
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    10-31-2012 09:33 PM Go to last post
  10. Hybrid Vehicle and Lightning Strikes

    Hello, I'm looking for someone else's experience. I recently bought a toyato highlander hybrid and it was parked in my driveway last night. We had a...

    Started by ‎, 06-23-2006 06:43 PM
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    08-20-2011 12:13 AM Go to last post
  11. EMF's in hybrids

    I had a guy from my local Electric company come over with his Gauss meter, and do EMF readings in my bedroom, where I'm sleeping right next to a...

    Started by ‎, 02-24-2006 10:11 AM
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    06-24-2012 12:47 AM Go to last post
  12. How fast do they go?

    In researching hybrid SUVs, one of my hesitations is it's acceleration speed and maximum mph. I like driving fast.

    Started by ‎, 01-02-2005 10:26 AM
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    05-21-2012 08:53 AM Go to last post
  13. Hybrid cars, recharging the batteries

    Mr. Bradley Berman, editor of hybridcars.com, wrote: http://biz.yahoo.com/weekend/hybridmyth_1.html <<Auto engineers have developed an...

    Started by ‎, 02-04-2006 06:17 AM
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  14. Gas Engine to Electric Conversion.

    Hi Everyone, I came across this site and I really like it a lot. I am hoping that I get a few question answer from here. Also I notices people...

    Started by DJAngelicon‎, 12-29-2006 11:15 PM
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    10-31-2012 05:47 AM Go to last post
  15. Automatic/Standard Transmission

    I read through all the technology stuff on HybridCars.com All very informative, but I still can't figure out if the full hybrid includes a...

    Started by ‎, 10-07-2006 08:26 AM
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    12-19-2012 03:06 PM Go to last post
  16. Real Quality Real Passports,Driverís License,ID Cards,Visas wyclefwestley@gmail.com

    Real Getting a real (genuine) passport, ID or driving license or any other document is simple. we can make you real documents.it takes time, skill...

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  17. How to recover iPhone photos when i lost it?

    Today for some reason when I went in to the photo app for my iPhone, it said "rebuilding library" and then when I checked, I had lost all my photos...

    Started by ‎, 11-01-2012 03:34 PM
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  18. Retro-fitting Hybrid to a Classic Car

    What would be involved in converting an older car, like a 60's classic, with current hybrid technology? Would it be cost effective?

    Started by ‎, 07-21-2006 09:46 PM
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  19. Multiple, inline electric motors?

    Anyone out there (OEM's, wink wink, nudge nudge) ever thought of maybe putting 2 electric motors together inline with the drivetrain instead of just...

    Started by ‎, 12-24-2004 02:51 AM
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  20. Lithium Batteries & What They Mean

    HybridCars.com ran this story about lithium ion batteries and what they could mean to hybrids and the auto industry: ...

    Started by ‎, 01-06-2006 08:06 PM
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    09-18-2007 09:33 AM Go to last post

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