A hybrid vehicle is a vehicle that uses two or more distinct power sources to move the vehicle. The term most commonly refers to hybrid electric vehicle which combinean internal combustion engine and one or more electric motors.
The internal combustion engine is an engine in which the combustion of a fuel (normally a fossil fuel) occurs with an oxidizer(usually air) in a combustion chamber.
As you know, last week there was the motor show and the main topic was the hybrid vehicle… I’m going you speak about it.
Crisis of the oil andecological constraint require manufacturers increase efforts to suggest the car which will pollute and use the least.
The first vehicle on the market mass-produced is the Toyota Prius at the end of1997 in Japan in a model never marketed except the archipelago, after there is a coupé which has room for two Honda Insight in 1999 (exported in the USA and other countries but not in France). Thethird Prius model (model NHW20) received the European car’s title in 2005. In 2008, A million vehicle of this type have been sold. Lexus the upmarket of Toyota market the Berlin and 4 x 4, it’s a successin spite of the price. Without approaching the success of Prius, Honda markets for several years a model hybrid said IMA of Honda Civic and a specific model, Insight.
In France, the mostconsiderable effort was Renault, which produced some thousand hybrids Kangoo only.
PRINCIPLE OF FUNCTIONING
Consist to combine one or two electric motor and combustion engine to propel the vehicle.
It’sthe electric motor that operates the stake in movement of the vehicle up to a speed of 25km / hour as it moved off.
When the speed is higher or a strong acceleration is asked, the combustion enginetakes over and begins working.
Very strong acceleration, we have both engines which work together.
During braking and deceleration, significant amounts of energy are recapturing that are normally...