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The Case For Hybrid Engine Block Heaters

Idling a car to heat it up on cold winter mornings is a practice that many people swear by, but few have properly tested for efficiency. In reality, idling a car for any amount of time before driving away will cut into your fuel economy much more than driving away immediately after starting the car. In very cold winter temperatures, the engine block heater is often the best option to avoid idling. A block heater has been proven the best choice for getting a hybrid engine ready for winter driving in many other ways.

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The Chilling Effects of Cold Weather on Hybrid Motors

September usually ushers in the season of Fall in Michigan, the infamous home of the auto industry. However, the industry’s current popular cars, those powered by hybrid motors, may experience a little trouble running in the great state that gave us the American automobile. Hybrid motors do indeed have difficulty functioning in cold weather, the…

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