Hybrid Cars. Drew Tepper. What is a hybrid?. Hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) include both a combustion engine as well as an electric motor. If we had better batteries, we would not need hybrids at all. Hybrids can be implemented in many kinds of vehicles. Global-Warming: Still An Issue.
MT: manual transmission
CVT: continuously variable transmission
IMA: integrated motor assist system
Cost: $19,550/$20,550 (MT/CVT)
Cost: $20,480 CVT