Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) | powertrain animation

Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) | powertrain animation

Hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) combine power from both an internal combustion engine and a high-voltage electric source. The vehicle is run by a battery powered electric source, which is charged by the internal combustion engine. When the vehicle reaches the limit of electric drive the internal combustion engine takes over, increasing driver confidence that the vehicle will take them where they need to go. HEV’s can deliver more than 20% fuel efficiency when compared to…

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BMW i8 Powertrain Voted 2015 International Engine Of The Year

BMW i8 Powertrain Voted 2015 International Engine Of The Year

The sophisticated plug-in hybrid powertrain of the BMW i8 sports car has been rated the top engine in this year’s International Engine of the Year Awards, the official award of British publication Engine Technology International. The i8’s powertrain consists of a turbocharged 1.5-liter three-cylinder engine that’s mated to a… High Gear Media Network Feed

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