Electric Hybrid Pickup Trucks and SUVs bring New Life into the Truck Market

While scientists are researching on how to reduce significantly the usage of our regular energy sources, some automobile companies are bringing electric hybrid trucks and SUVs to the market and these concepts are being appreciated by all because these vehicles tremendously cut down the fuel expenses as well as they are friendly to our environment.

One of such vehicles example is Chevy Volt. The most interesting thing about this vehicle is that it can be driven up to 40 miles solely on electric energy without using fuel; resulting zero emissions.

The Chevy Volt comes with a great combination of a 24 kWh Li-ion battery pack and a V6 engine. For first 40 miles, the power comes from the battery and then the vehicle switches to the V6 engine that can supply power for next 400 miles. The battery can be fully charged in 4hours at 220 V.

The Volt also gets an excellent fuel economy and it cut down the fuel costs by 75 percent. Charging the vehicle daily reduces refilling of the gas tank. According to the source, it costs only 6 cent per mile when driving in the electric mode.

Another great interesting thing is that most of the Americans don’t drive their vehicles more than 40 miles a day so it is possible to drive these electric hybrid vehicles without fuel. This is why it can be said that the electric hybrid vehicles can be a great choice for new generation.

Most of the people have been complaining about the gas-guzzling pickup trucks and SUVs because they were not a great deal as well as they are environmentally unsustainable. So the sale of these vehicles went very slow in recent years. The concept of electric Hybrid SUVs and Pickup trucks will definitely pump new life in the pickup truck market.

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