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Why Lamborghini’s First Hybrid Is Bad For The Environment

Lamborghini has finally added a hybrid to its lineup, and it’s kind of bad for the environment. When you think of hybrids, you think environmentally friendly, right? But Lamborghini is taking a different approach, using hybrid technology to boost performance without taking fuel efficiency into consideration. Which raises the question: Should automakers use hybrid systems …

An Intro to Natural Gas Vehicles

An Intro to Natural Gas Vehicles

Energy security for the United States: once considered an impossible goal, it is now within our reach with the abundant supplies of natural gas available today in North America. We’ve been using natural gas in our homes and businesses for heating, hot water and cooking for more than 100 years, but natural gas can also …

Hybrid vehicle | Wikipedia audio article

A hybrid vehicle uses two or more distinct types of power, such as internal combustion engine to drive an electric generator that powers an electric motor, e.g. in diesel-electric trains using diesel engines to drive an electric generator that powers an electric motor, and submarines that use diesels when surfaced and batteries when submerged. Other …

Earth’s 10 Most Important Events in History

HYBRID LIBRARIAN presenta… LOS 10 EVENTOS DE LA TIERRA MÁS IMPORTANTES EN LA HISTORIA Aunque tenemos algunas certezas sobre la formación de la Tierra, mucha de su historia sigue siendo un misterio. Aquí están las teorías más importantes de la ciencia sobre eventos que formaron el mundo como lo conocemos… FORMACIÓN DEL SISTEMA SOLAR HACE …

Fossil Fuels: The Greenest Energy

Fossil Fuels: The Greenest Energy

What if I told you that someone had developed an energy source that could help us solve our biggest environmental challenges, purify our water and air, make our cities and homes more sanitary, and keep us safe from potential catastrophic climate change? What if I also told you that this energy source was cheap, plentiful, …

Are Electric Cars Really Green?

Are Electric Cars Really Green?

Do electric cars really help the environment? President Obama thinks so. So does Leonardo DiCaprio. And many others. The argument goes like this: Regular cars run on gasoline, a fossil fuel that pumps CO2 straight out of the tailpipe and into the atmosphere. Electric cars run on electricity. They don’t burn any gasoline at all. …