HOW A HYBRID
DIFFERENT TYPES OF
The hybrid car segment has grown. Toyota has
several different types on its lineup like conventional
and plug-in. Plug-in boosts the electrical power and
uses even less gasoline than other hybrids.
Hybrid vehicles combine the convenience of
using gasoline with the efficiency of EVs. Future
models integrate more electric power to save
drivers money and create a cleaner environment.
USE BATTERY PACKS
Like an electric car (EV) hybrids use battery
packs to store electrical energy to then use
for accessory or total power. Some hybrids
have EV modes and only use electricity when
USE AN ELECTRIC MOTOR
WITH ICE ENGINE
Hybrid cars combine an electric motor with
an internal combustion engine. This saves
fuel and cuts down on emissions.
The electric motors in a hybrid car are charged
using the energy created from using your car's
brakes and energy from the gasoline engine.