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What is a Hybrid Car

What is a hybrid car exactly? Basically, a hybrid car is a vehicle that alternates between a conventional internal combustion engine and an electric motor. The battery of the hybrid can be charged in a variety of ways. Regenerative braking technology allows you to charge the battery whenever you apply the brake (making the hybrid great for congested highway traffic). An electric generator spun by the combustion engine can power the electric motor directly. Plug-in hybrids allow you to charge the battery by connecting it to an external power source. But what is a hybrid car, and what does it do for you? You may not know that it reduces less greenhouse gas emissions and boasts a superior fuel economy. For these reasons, hybrids are becoming more popular and prevalent, which is why our green vehicle rentals at MPG Car Rental are so highly sought-after.

Here at MPG Car Rental, we specialize in providing a diverse array of hybrid vehicles, including such exciting new hybrids as the Chevy Volt and Lexus CT 200h. If you still want to know more about what is a hybrid car, or would like to know more about our many options for green rental, contact us directly for additional information. Our friendly and attentive customer service team is standing by to answer questions and help you find an eco-friendly rental that perfectly suits your individual taste.