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Transcript of Hybrid Cars
How is the energy generated?
Its generated from regenerative braking(energy recovery) and from gasoline engine.
The gasoline engine in the hybrid is a lot like other vehicles except its smaller and more efficient.
How is the energy collected & stored & how is it released?
By: Amran N. & Nadia M.
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Hybrid cars use a rechargeable energy storage system. The engines on these cars are smaller & more efficient.
Hybrid cars use regenerative braking to generate electricity when traveling.
The term "hybrid cars" refers to any vehicle that uses diff. fuels such as petroleum & ethanol.
Battery price and longer battery life.
Helps the environment, causes less pollution!
Low fuel consumption.
Smaller engines & greater use of electric power.
Hybrid cars cost more than the standard model.
Battery replacement schedules are unknown.
Some Hybrid cars need to be charged & cold weather effects the battery.
List of Hybrid Cars out there
Mid Sized Car Emissions (tons per year)
Toyota Prius = 3.5
Honda Accord = 6.9
Chevrolet Malibu =8.1
Toyota Camry =7.0
Mazda 6 =7.0
Nissan Altima =7.5
A Chart of Greenhouse Gas emissions:
This data was collected in 2004.
Hybrid Car Emissions:
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"Hybrid Car Emissions Information." Hybrid Car Emissions. Hybrid Car Organization, 2005. Web. 12 Feb. 2014. <http://www.hybrid-car.org/hybrid-car-emissions.html>.
"Hybrid Vehicles." Fueleconomy.gov. U.S. Department of Energy, n.d. Web. 11 Feb. 2014. <http://www.afdc.energy.gov/fueleconomy/animations/hybrids/swfs/hybridframe.html>.
"The Pros and Cons of Hybrid Cars." CarsDirect. Carsdirect, 6 Mar. 2013. Web. 12 Feb. 2014. <http://www.carsdirect.com/green-cars/major-pros-and-cons-of-buying-used-hybrid-cars>.
Randell, Carolyn J. "What Are the Advantages and Disadvantages of Series Hybrid Designs?" Home Guides. Demand Media, 2014. Web. 12 Feb. 2014. <http://homeguides.sfgate.com/advantages-disadvantages-series-hybrid-designs-78758.html>.
Who Invented the Hybrid car?
The Hybrid car was invented in the late 1800's and first appeared in public, in 1900. Jacob Lohner & Ferdinand Porsche created the Lohner-Porsche Elektromobil (first hybrid car).
How this vehicle functions:
These high-power nanophosphate lithium-ion cells for hybrid electric vehicles are from A123 Systems in Livonia, Mich.