Victor Wouk poses proudly with his 1972 hybrid Buick Skylark at the EPA vehicle emissions-testing laboratory in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Today, the Toyota Prius is the most popular car line in California and the Los Angeles metropolitan area leads the nation in the sale of hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs).
Forty years ago, no one would have predicted that HEVs would be so popular. No one except Victor Wouk, the “Godfather of Hybrid Technology”.
Wouk built the first working prototype of the... read more