What Happens to Old Hybrid Car Batteries?

Hybrid cars are becoming increasingly widespread – today, almost every major auto maker has at least a couple of hybrid models on offer. While hybrid cars are popular for their low fuel needs as well as for their small environmental impact, the aged hybrid cars that...

How Often Should I Change Oil on A Hybrid Car?

Replacing engine oil at the regular, prescribed intervals is essential for any car, for conventional vehicles that use only an internal combustion engine as well as for hybrid cars that use a combination of electric motor – conventional engine. The recommended...

Can I Buy Refurbished Hybrid Batteries?

The special battery pack that gets your hybrid car moving is the most important and a very expensive component of your vehicle, one that will serve you well for a long time, but not forever. Hybrid batteries are usually warranted for around 100,000 miles, with many of...

Never Buy A Hybrid Car Battery from A Dealer

The Toyota Prius battery pack is the most special component and one of the most expensive parts in the hybrid vehicle, the unit that supplies the power necessary for the electric motor to move the car at lower speeds without needing the internal combustion engine to...

History of The Hybrid Vehicles

Hybrid cars have only recently become widespread, but their history goes back to the 19th century – the first hybrid vehicle was built by Ferdinand Porsche in 1899. Called the System Lohner-Porsche Mixte, the vehicle used two sources of power, like modern hybrids, but...