"Are Hybrids are too new to be reliable?"
"Should I wait until they have been out a while before I buy one?"
"Are Hybrids are too slow, will you get run over?"
Have you ever made--or overheard someone make--one of these statements?
This week were having a history lesson about Hybrid vehicles. In the year 1900, Jacob Lohner & Co. built the first Hybrid automobile designed by a young engineer: Dr. Ferdinand Porsche. Yes, that's the same Porsche you know today!
The vehicle was a simple hybrid: an internal combustion engine (like we have today) drove a generator…