Asked by Sep 07, 2008 at 06:20 AM

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Why do Cars need fuel if they got batteries?

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The battery is used for accessory memories and starting the vehicle. The fuel is burned by the engine, which provides the power and torque to move the car, charge the battery, and run accessories like power steering, and air conditioning.

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