How Does Air Pollution Affect Our Health And Our Environment?

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The personal automobile is the single greatest polluter in numerous cities across the country. Exhaust from personal vehicles causes hydrocarbons, nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide and ozone to be emitted into the air. These pollutants have negative effects on our health and our environment. Hybrid cars can reduce the amount of pollutants that are emitted from our vehicles because they use much less gasoline than gas-only vehicles. The hybrid car uses less gas and emits less pollution because it has a dual engine, which is part gas and part electric. Honda and Toyota have successfully built hybrid cars that are available on the market today. However, the American automakers do not have hybrid cars on the market and this has postponed and possibly prevented the widespread use of hybrid cars and their possible replacement of gas-only cars. The gas-electric engine integrates the low air pollution aspect associated with the electric engine and the high power output of the gas/ internal combustion engine. This paper examines how air pollution can be reduced through the use of hybrid engines. Hybrid cars offer more benefits in maintenance, are cost-effective, and most importantly eco-friendly.
You see it every time that smoke billows from your car 's exhaust pipe, so there 's no denying that vehicles are major contributors to air pollution. Air pollution refers to the presence of foreign substances in the air that don’t belong there, or excessive amounts of certain

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