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Jack Erjavec + 1 other
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Jack Erjavec + 1 other
ISBN: 9781133612315
Textbook Problem

While discussing HEVs: Technician A says that in a series hybrid, the engine is only used to power a generator to recharge the batteries. Technician B says that in a parallel hybrid, the engine always supplies some of the power to move the vehicle. Who is correct?

  1. Technician A
  2. Technician B
  3. Both A and B
  4. Neither A nor B

To determine

The correct theory amongst the two theories given by Technician A and Technician B.

Explanation

In hybrid vehicles design there were two types of hybrids:

  1. Parallel
  2. Series

In a parallel hybrid, the combustion engine works together with an electric motor to propel the vehicle. The engine and the motor both are connected to the transmission to supply the power...

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