In the past few years, hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) have been getting a lot of press, both good and bad. As with any new technology—that is, any technology newly offered to the public—there are proponents and opponents to the wide use of HEVs. Pros and cons are bandied about freely, and it can be difficult for the average person to weed out any useful information. Here is a brief, simple synopsis of the advantages and disadvantages of HEVs.
Anyone who’s ever driven a van for a living will know that they have never been the most comfortable of vehicles. In many ways it’s understandable as they’re there for a purpose, and that’s to do a job. They’re the workhorses of manufacturing and delivery drivers. What’s most important is that these vehicles need to be totally reliable and dependable. Yes they can be threadbare and a little Spartan, but that’s a small price to pay for the greater good.
Renting car and van hire in Britain is expensive. Automatics are much more expensive than manual transmission cars. Some car hires don’t even have automatics, because every car in Britain seems to be manual.