What is a Hybrid Vehicle?
In essence, a hybrid vehicle is a system which works with two (or more) different power sources. The majority of hybrid cars will operate with a normal internal combustion engine which then is paired with an electric motor. However, it is the way in which these work together which differentiates between different vehicle makes and models.
This combination of petrol-driven combustion engine and battery-powered electric motor is the most common example of a hybrid vehicle. These can either work autonomously or work together to drive the vehicle. The need for manual or automatic transmission is eliminated as the hybrid system acts as a continuously variable transmission (CVT). Another benefit of this technology is that the vehicle does not require a start as the split device allows the generator to start the engine.
The most famous example of this system is the Toyota Prius, which pioneered this hybrid technology with its launch in 1997. Nowadays there are various makes and models who operate with a symbol or slightly evolved version of this hybrid system.
The highly trained team of hybrid car gearbox repair specialists at Automatic Man LTD are experienced in reconditioning and repairing for a wide variety of different models. To find out how a hybrid gearbox repair could work in your exact vehicle then simply call one of our friendly team at 0800 6891063.
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Automatic Man LTD offer a wide range of services, including free hybrid gearbox diagnostic sessions, helping you to understand how to get the most out of your vehicle for no initial fee. For more information simply get in contact with one of our friendly and expert team for more information.
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Located in Acton, West London, we service, repair and recondition automatic gearboxes, automatic transmissions and semi-automatic gearboxes for customers throughout London, including Hammersmith, Ealing and Acton.
Our gearbox services include electronic fault finding and ECU testing and re-configuring. Automatic transmissions are highly specialised and we are happy to negotiate with mechanical insurance warranty companies on behalf of our customers.