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How hybrids work

Most people know that the hybrids we see on the road today combine gasoline-powered engines with electricity. But did you ever stop to wonder just how it does that?

Here's an animated explanation of how the dual power system works to save on fuel and protect the environment -- with thanks to the U.S. Department of Energy.

How hybrids work

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