What happens when your hybrid needs service?

Summary:Here's something I haven't had to worry about: When your hybrid car is feeling blue instead of green, where do you go to fix it?Are you forced to pay the dealer service fees or are there respectable organizations emerging to make this a niche specialty?

Here's something I haven't had to worry about: When your hybrid car is feeling blue instead of green, where do you go to fix it?

Are you forced to pay the dealer service fees or are there respectable organizations emerging to make this a niche specialty?

Check out this informational video segment from PodTech about a repair shop called Pat's Garage in San Francisco.

I know, if you live outside the San Francisco Bay Area, you can't take your hybrid there. But if you're car shopping and want to better understand the possible foibles of your choice, you might want to give this segment a listen.

Topics: Storage

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Heather Clancy is an award-winning business journalist specializing in transformative technology and innovation. Her articles have appeared in Entrepreneur, Fortune Small Business, The International Herald Tribune and The New York Times. In a past corporate life, Heather was editor of Computer Reseller News. She started her journalism lif... Full Bio

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