Like many individuals and groups out there in the real world, we ask the really obvious, but sometimes also tough questions to answer that most struggle with when contemplating the addition of a Hybrid vehicle to their driveway, garage and lifestyle.
Some of the questions go to the fundamentals, like: Why hybrid vehicles? What are they? Are they any good? What do they cost? Where would they be found? Who uses them? How are they best applied?
Even more intricate and complex questions surface than at first glance and consideration:
How do you make up your mind about hybrid cars?
Is a hybrid vehicle even a viable option and alternative?
Are there certain circumstances that a hybrid would be considered better, more efficient?
What are the actual benefits of hybrid vehicles?
What criteria is there to use and pay special attention to when buying a hybrid vehicle?
All these questions, inquiry and advocacy of sorts, will unfold in the next 60-pages, as we probe, explore and investigate hybrid vehicles. This includes cars, SUV, minivans even concept and alternative, futuristic transportation vehicles, in more detail, we plan on placing them under even closer scrutiny to figure out exactly if it is worthwhile investing in a hybrid car (or not).
For the most part, in our opinion, it is early days yet to say that the jury is in! There is evidence and trends emerging, that hybrids are here to stay and hold the promise of future transportation vehicles. Others think the technology still has a long way to go. It hangs in the balance and sways between these ‘extremes’ as its development path continues to evolve.
To Buy A Hybrid, Or Not To Buy A Hybrid… That Is The Question!
It is true that a very diverse set of drivers, owners and enthusiasts, (even most people), consider hybrid cars for a variety of different reasons (your own musings and reasons will probably just add to the list here) …
As a concept and environmentally sound alternative it shows good global citizenship
It is a trend that they want to be part of and be associated with
Conservation and sustainability of our world, the legacy we leave for our children
Leading by example and being a pioneer
Weird-looking and a cool idea to have one, gadget, newest ‘toy’ to add to the list
Fuel-economy and saving money, gas
Less emissions and pollutants into the atmosphere
Less gasoline/fossil fuel reliant
Keeping up with the Joneses!
Whatever YOUR particular incentive, motivation or rationale for getting one, hybrid car sales are soaring. According to recent news-reports in the USA over the last 12 months an increase of 139% was cited. It is a definite trend and here to stay. The wave of the future…undeniably here!