Hybrid Vehicle Systems and Details

Hybrid vehicles are very popular these days because of its look and also less fuel usage. Toyota Prius and Honda Insight are very popular cars that use hybrid system very successfully. What is this hybrid? How it works? I know these are the question that’s beside you about these hybrid vehicles. 

As we know normal cars has internal combustion engine as the power source. Petrol or Diesel is use as the fuel and for this engine. Inside the engine there are pistons, they move up and down to gain power for the vehicle. But in hybrids, combustion engine and also there is an electric motor which works on current work together to supply the power to drive the vehicle. Electric motor gets power by using a special battery. Most of these batteries made of Nickel Metal Hydride (Ni-mH) or Lithium Ion (Li-Ion). So this name “hybrid” came because these vehicles use to power sources to gain power to drive.

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