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How Do Hybrid Engines Work?

How Do Hybrid Engines Work?

Simply put, a hybrid uses a gasoline engine and at least one electric motor to move the vehicle, and its system recovers energy while braking. Othertimes the gas engine and sometimes the electric motor functions in tandem to complete the job. As a result, little gasoline is used up, improving fuel efficiency. In some instances, adding electric power can even improve performance. With all of them, electricity is provided by a high-voltage battery pack that is topped off by recovering kinetic energy during braking that is generally wasted to heat in traditional vehicles. In hybrid vehicles, the battery is kept in good shape and charged by the gas engine. Car manufacturers utilize various hybrid designs to achieve a variety of goals, from optimum fuel savings to maintaining the vehicles cost as minimal as possible. Types of hybrid vehicles that are available Parallel hybrid vehicles: These hybrid vehicles, which are the most popular kind, offer an electric motor that drives the car in ... read more

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