Electric cars and vehicles use electricity to fully or partially power their engines. There are three main types. Electric vehicles (EVs) are all-electric and do not use a combustion engine. Hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) use a combination of a combustion engine and an electric motor. Plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) are HEVs that can be plugged into an external electricity source.

Electric Cars and Hybrid Vehicles

Using electricity as an alternative fuel helps conserve fuel and reduce vehicle emissions from fossil fuel combustion. Use of hybrid and electric vehicles can help minimize dependence on foreign oil.

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Government Stimulus Packages

In times of economic crisis, the United States government may use a variety of stimulus techniques to improve the economy and support struggling businesses and citizens. Stimuli can come in different forms, including tax credits, lower interest rates, or direct monetary payments.

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The Truth About Chernobyl

The explosion of Unit Number 4 at the Chernobyl Atomic Energy Station, which took place 34 years ago, has come to symbolize many things: scientific hubris, the danger of the atom, and even the failure of communism.

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Border Control and United States

Border control describes how a country regulates the movement of people and goods across its borders. The broad term includes both the legal framework that guides enforcement at national borders, as well as the implementation of that enforcement on the ground.

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