Saturday, August 30, 2014

Highway Star

It's a common misconception that hybrid cars are not suited for highways.
Some people says the electric engine won't even kick in.
That's not correct, as the electric engine is nearly always contributing to the car movement.
Here's a chart of a 220 km highway trip: the red line shows how many amperes are flowing out of the HV battery, thus flowing through the electric engine and helping the petrol engine.

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