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Here Are Five Fun Facts on Hybrid Cars

2017-02-28T11:01:07Z

You may know how hybrid vehicles works, but did you know these five fun facts about these alternative fuel vehicles?



Kerosene in Diesel Engine Question

2017-02-28T11:01:07Z

A regular reader writes in asking if gasoline can be mixed with oil to run in a diesel engine. Scott answers, and sheds light on the many fuels that can run in a diesel.



Definition of Fuel Injector Pulse Width

2017-02-28T11:01:07Z

An explanation of fuel injector pulse width.



Honda Civic EX versus Honda Civic Hybrid Fuel...

2017-02-28T11:01:07Z

The rubber hits the road in Scott's driving testorama in which his four tests provide a real life head-to-head comparison of the 1.8-liter 4-cylinder Honda Civic vs. the 1.3-liter Honda Civic Hybrid.



What is a Lean-Burn Engine?

2017-02-28T11:01:07Z

What is a Lean-Burn Engine? Hybrid & Electric Cars.



BlueTEC Clean Diesel Technology

2017-02-28T11:01:07Z

Learn about the BlueTEC diesel exhaust treatment system developed by Mercedes-Benz.



What Rebates and Tax Breaks are Available for...

2017-02-28T11:01:07Z

Tax credits, rebates and incentives available for hybrid vehicles.



How do Hybrid Batteries Re-charge? Do I Need to...

2017-02-28T11:01:07Z

Learn more about the batteries in hybrid vehicles.



Five Quick Facts About PZEVs

2017-02-28T11:01:07Z

Here are five things you should know about PZEVs.



How Regenerative Braking Works

2017-02-28T11:01:07Z

A description of regenerative braking, how it works, the way in which it differs from traditional brakes, and new Hydraulic Power Assist braking.



AdBlue and Clean Diesels

2017-02-28T11:01:07Z

AdBlue is a brand name for for Diesel Emissions Fluid. Learn how this urea solution is used to scrub oxides of nitrogen from diesel exhaust.



What Does Carbon Neutral Mean?

2017-02-28T11:01:07Z

What does carbon neutral mean? Hybrid & Electric Cars.



5 Plug-in Cars You Might Want But Can’t...

2017-02-28T11:01:07Z

Would you like a premium hybrid-electric plug-in wagon? Sorry, you have to live in Europe if you do.



How to Convert Your Car to Run on Propane

2017-02-28T11:01:07Z

Propane and LPG conversion kits can convert your gasoline vehicle into a bi-fuel or alt fuel vehicles. Here are some companies that offer conversions.



What is Ethanol?

2017-02-28T11:01:07Z

The basic facts about ethanol, an alternative fuel derived from corn, grains or agricultural waste or it is chemically extracted from ethylene.



How Does Diesel Common Rail Direct Injection...

2017-02-28T11:01:07Z

With diesel engine common rail direct injection, each fuel injector is mounted directly above the piston within the cylinder head.



Where to Get Compressed Natural Gas Conversion...

2017-02-28T11:01:07Z

Converting a conventional gasoline car to compressed natural gas with a CNG conversion kit may be complex, but not necessarily difficult. Here are companies that offer kits and/or installation.



What Is a Partial Zero Emissions Vehicle?

2017-02-28T11:01:07Z

What is a PZEV — Partial Zero Emissions Vehicle?



What is Regenerative Braking in a Hybrid Car?

2017-02-28T11:01:07Z

Learn how hybrids and all-electric vehicles create their own power for battery recharging through a process known as regenerative braking.



Surprise! Lexus LC 500h Revealed

2017-02-28T11:01:07Z

The Lexus new Multi Stage Hybrid System has two transmissions, a standard CVT plus a four-speed automatic.



Hybrid Battery Life and Replacement Costs

2017-02-28T11:01:07Z

It is expensive to replace hybrid batteries but they have proven themselves to be extremely reliable.



What is a Diesel Particulate Filter Delete Kit...

2017-02-28T11:01:07Z

A reader wonders if he should install a Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) delete kit on his 2008 Ford F-250 truck.



HCCI - Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition

2017-02-28T11:01:07Z

It's diesel compression ignition technology for gasoline engines. Learn how and why this old yet new fuel-saving technology is on the come back, along with its advantages and disadvantages.



How Do Plug-in Hybrids Work?

2017-02-28T11:01:07Z

Electric cars hybrids rely upon electric motors for propulsion and assistance--learn more about how these electric motors and generators work.



How Inverters and Converters work in Hybrids...

2017-02-28T11:01:07Z

Learn how inverters and converters work to condition electricity for power and recharging in hybrids and EVs.



Why You Should Know About the Diesel Fuel Cetane

2017-02-28T11:01:07Z

Cetane is a colorless, liquid hydrocarbon (a molecule from the alkane series) that ignites easily under compression.



Cylinder Deactivation

2017-02-28T11:01:07Z

Have you heard of cylinder deactivation but don’t know what it is? Maybe you’ve heard it called Active Fuel Management or Displacement on Demand. Well, find out just what cylinder deactivation is, why it’s a good idea and how it works.



Can Gasoline Harm a Diesel Engine?

2017-02-28T11:01:07Z

Burning straight gasoline or highly diluted diesel fuel will almost certainly result in catastrophic damage to the mighty diesel engine.



Electric Vehicle (EV) Conversion Companies

2017-02-28T11:01:07Z

Here's our constantly-growing reference listing of companies that offer electric vehicle (EV) conversions and all-electric car components.



Blends 101 - Basics About Blended Fuels

2017-02-28T11:01:07Z

Find out the basic facts on fuel blends, mixtures of traditional and alternative fuels that are being used as transitional fuels.