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Hybrid Electric Vehicles

Hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) combine the benefits of high fuel economy and low emissions with the power, range, and convenience of conventional diesel and gasoline fueling. HEV technologies also have potential to be combined with alternative fuels and fuel cells to provide additional benefits. Future offerings might also include plug-in hybrid electric vehicles.

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Vehicle Availability 

Learn about available hybrid electric vehicles and find vehicle specifications and costs.

Cost and Emissions Calculator 

Compare the costs, benefits, and emissions of hybrid electric vehicles with those of conventional vehicles.


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