Hybrid cars are rapidly gaining popularity world over and the UAE is no exception. In the last 5 years alone, the demand in UAE has increase by over 150%. While many are of the opinion that electric or hybrid cars are a recent technological invention; the first hybrid prototype vehicle was created over 120 years ago by Dr. Ferdinand Porsche. It used a gasoline engine to supply power to an electric motor that drove the car’s front wheels. Since then, almost every car manufacturer has worked on their own version of hybrid cars.