BUSINESSWEEK ONLINE : AUGUST 14, 2000 ISSUE
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DIAGRAM: How Hybrids Work (.pdf)


This diagram shows the major components of a gas/electric hybrid car and explains how startup, cruising, heavy loads, and recharging the battery work in a hybrid.

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How Hybrids Work (.pdf)


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