Types of Hybrid Vehicles: If you’re looking for an alternative solution to avoid environmental pollution drive, the hybrid vehicles are the best solution. This happens because of the combination of the technology used in these vehicles. Hybrid car technology proved very helpful in the process of fuel use and of course this process will greatly help reducing the air pollution and global warming. There are several classifications of hybrid vehicles, hybrid vehicles are usually divided into mild hybrids, full hybrids, plug -in hybrids and muscle hybrids.
Here is a brief explanation of the types of hybrid vehicles.
Mild hybrids One example of this type is a mild hybrid Saturn Vue Green Line 2007 and 2005 Chevrolet Silverado Hybrid. Mild hybrid powered engine can be turned off while the vehicle brakes, beach, or stop, and after it can be restarted quickly.
Full hybrids Full hybrid cars are vehicles that can run on the electric motor only at slow speeds ( traffic, backing up ) . However, when the vehicle is driven at speeds over 20 mph, the car engine will use a gasoline engine as the primary source of energy; the electric motor will work when needed. Lexus, Toyota, and Ford hybrids are examples of full hybrid models.
Plug -In Hybrids Plug -in hybrid car is a vehicle which uses rechargeable electric batteries as an energy source first (for a distance of 30-200 miles, depending on the model) before the vehicle using gasoline -powered engine. In 2008, China has launched the first production plug -in hybrid cars. In the near future some of the automaker plans to produce PHEVs.
Muscle Hybrids Lexus RX400h and Toyota Highlander Hybrid is an example of a hybrid muscle. Hybrid muscle car models that provide economic and environmental benefits slightly compared with other hybrid offerings. Each types of hybrid vehicles are made with different functions. Muscle hybrid technology for a different purpose than the mild hybrid, full, or plug -in. Environmental impact, fuel efficiency, price, performance and range significantly.