New Vehicle Extrication: 2010 Toyota Highlander Hybrid

by Jason EmeryFirst released in the 2006 model year, the Toyota Highlander hybrid is now in its second generation, which started with the 2008 model year.  From the perspective of the emergency responder, there are two changes in the second generation that should be noted. They include the ignition system function and the identification logos, which will be discussed later.  Both of these versions operate on a “full” hybrid system.Vehicle IdentificationThe physical design and outward appearance are essentially the same as the non-hybrid versions (figure 1).  External logos can be used to identify the vehicle, and can be found on the front fenders and the right s...

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