Hybrid car is basically an amalgamation of technologies.
The car possessing both bank of battery technology and gasoline engine is known as hybrid car.
One technology is used while the other technology is kept as a backup.
The technology was introduced in the late 1990’s and became popular with time.
Hybrid car has the advantage to use either of the technology as and when required.
Some cars have also started using alternative sources of energy like hydrogen hybrid cars.
The most important factor is that hybrid cars are environment friendly as it consumes less fuel and also produces less pollution.
At the same time it also has its disadvantages.
The acceleration is much slower than a normal car.
The maintenance of the electrical system is also a costly affair as it can be done only by a professional.
The batteries of the hybrid cars have adverse environmental effects when disposed.