Hybrids safer report
The US’S Highway Loss Data Institute says you’re more likely to avoid an injury in an accident if you drive a hybrid. The odds of getting injured are 25 per cent lower in a hybrid than a non-hybrid. The HLDI says the extra weight of a hybrid helps protect occupants better. On average, hybrids are 10 per cent heavier than standard cars. However, the same report says hybrids are 20 per cent more likely to get in an accident with a pedestrian because its harder for pedestrians to hear them. powers the Fiat 500 for the North American markets due to slow US sales of the small European design. The Italian-owned car maker is said to have a massive 184-day inventory supply of Fiat 500 coupes and cabrios available for dealers.