Hybrid Models Around Us Today

04/15/2010
by Matt Stroud and Paul Bindon Hybrid vehicles are becoming more and more common on the road today. Is the commuter bus next to you in traffic a hybrid? In some cities, it certainly is. The car in front of you may look like a normal car, but in some cases it’s the hybrid version that uses the exact same body style. Identifying hybrid models is not as straightforward as it may seem. Hybrid vehicles pose new challenges to first responders, who must be prepared to understand vehicle technology when responding to motor vehicle accidents (MVAs) and vehicle extrication situations. In our last article, we outlined what a hybrid is. Here, we will discuss the different types of hybrid systems and ...

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