More Hybrid Electric-Gasoline Powered Vehicles Hit the Road
May, Bill, THE JOURNAL RECORD
The greening of Oklahoma has just begun.
As carmakers see public acceptance of electric, compressed natural gas or other alternative fueled cars and trucks, along with the hybrid models that use a combination of fuels, there are going to be more and more of them on the road.
Already, Honda has made a lot of inroads with its Insight and Toyota is making a lot of noise with its Prius, two new hybrid electric-gasoline powered buggies.
Both use the electric engine through town and commuting, but automatically switch to a small internal combustion engine when additional power or speed is needed, usually on the freeways.
With the upside-down world of …
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Publication information: Article title: More Hybrid Electric-Gasoline Powered Vehicles Hit the Road. Contributors: May, Bill - Author. Newspaper title: THE JOURNAL RECORD. Publication date: July 18, 2000. Page number: Not available. © 2009 THE JOURNAL RECORD. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.