Alternative Energy

The pros and cons of owning a hybrid vehicle

You’ve heard the hype about hybrids.  But what are the real benefits and disadvantages to owning one?  

Hybrid car sales have dipped in recent years. However, supporters note that vehicle sales in general have also decreased over that period, meaning it's possible hybrid car sales are indicative of a larger slump, and not necessarily an adverse consumer reaction to hybrid cars.

Whatever the reason for dwindling sales, it’s clear consumers have been reticent to embrace hybrid cars, especially when compared to other eco-friendly lifestyle changes that have caught on seemingly en masse.

Why to buy a hybrid

Buying a car is never an easy...