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There has been a significant increase in the numbers of hybrid cars on the road in the past few years and with many automotive manufacturers in the industry set to announce their own versions, hybrids will soon be as common place on our roads as the modern diesel. With this in mind many will be asking the common question; what goes on under the bonnet?
Any vehicle which combined two or more sources of power that can directly or indirectly provide propulsion power is a hybrid, most cars on the roads are gasoline-electric hybrids however Peugeot Citroen are currently developing two diesel- electric hybrid cars.
The gasoline-electric hybrid is exactly how it sounds, the car is powered by both gasoline and electricity, which work to significantly increase the mileage and reduce the emissions of a car that runs purely on gasoline or diesel while overcoming the short comings of an electric car which is purely run by electricity. Some would say it’s the ‘best of both worlds’.
Gasoline-electric hybrid contain the following parts
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