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University of La Verne Department of Technical Services Chairman Jaime Walker is owner of a 2005 Toyota Prius. He said that fuel efficiency was one reason he bought the car. Hybrid cars combine a gas engine with an emissions-free electric motor powered by batteries that recharge automatically while you drive, saving gas. Hybrid cars offer regenerative braking, periodic engine shut off and are among the cleanest running vehicles on the road today. / photo by Nancy Dyleuth

Hybrid cars save more than cash

Hybrid cars may save their owners money at the gas pump, but some models can still be a money-losing proposition, according to a recent study conducted by Consumer Reports. However, as far as hybrid owners at the University of La Verne are concerned, there is a lot more to these cars than just saving or […]

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