What is a Hybrid Electric Vehicle?
A Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) is a vehicle with at least two sources of motive energy.
(University of Warwick in England)
Table of Examples
All electric hybrid vehicles need a battery.
Table of Battery Types (Mostly from MIRA* )
Future Battery Performance (USABC) *1
Flywheels also store Energy
Super Capacitors Fast charge and Discharge (Item 5)
An Australian supplier: Cap-XX Pty. Ltd.
And from Switzerland: Maxwell
These need motors and controllers like those in hybrids.
GM EV 1 *
Honda EV Plus *
Electric Vehicle Symposia *
Bluebird Electric Car Record Attempt *
Berkeley Electric Car
Hybrid Electric Vehicles:
Toyota Prius * Picture, right.
Honda Civic Hybrid
Hybrid Vehicles *
Hybrids (California Government)
Dodge Intrepid (A US enthusiast at Simplenet.com)
U.S. Depertment of the Energy Hybrid Page
List of Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Websites
Propshaft Hydraulic Energy Storage - Permo-Drive
A New type of Engine by REVETEC
News from 1997 US Tour de Sol
* MIRA - Motor Industry Research Association, Nuneaton, England
*1 USABC - U.S. Advanced Battery consortium