Environmental Impact of Cars

Hybrid vehicles produce a 35% reduction in emissions over purely gas-powered cars. Ask your auto insurance company about hidden discounts for driving green.

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UPDATED: Apr 23, 2020

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Things to Remember...
  • Hybrid and electric vehicles continue to evolve and become available to the public
  • Gas-powered vehicles negatively affect the environment because of harmful emissions
  • Alternative powered vehicles can be a good choice if you are a conscientious driver

Consumers have an opportunity to be more environmentally conscious as new hybrid and electric vehicles continue to reach the market.

Despite the convenience of tried-and-true gas-powered cars, they negatively affect the environment with their emissions.

The information below reveals the magnitude of their environmental impact. Maybe you’ll consider a greener vehicle for your next purchase!

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