The Car Industry Introduces Cleaner Air Hybrid Cars

Learn about the car industry's introduction of cleaner air hybrid cars. The hybrid cars are as fast, and cheap like piston-engine-only models, yet they have near zero emissions and get up to 70 miles to the gallon.

Though innovative in its body design and computerized/GPS dash, the Toyota E-Com's nickel-metal battery-run car typifies that breed of electric auto the public may not have the patience for. Inevitably, it seems, those accustomed to a once weekly fill-up and the high-gear acceleration of a combustion engine will be frustrated.