There is no denying that electric vehicles are now a part of modern transportation. It wasn’t long ago that an electric car on the road was somewhat of an anomaly … Continue Reading The Latest on EV Battery Technology From the NAPA Experts
Hybrid vehicles work by powering off the engine when they are not in motion on the road, such as at a stop light or in traffic, which is considered idling. … Continue Reading Don’t Let Your Hybrid Sit Idle
What Maintenance Does a Hybrid Car Need? While standard vehicles that rely only on combustion engines do suffer from more wear and tear under the hood due to high heat … Continue Reading What Maintenance Does a Hybrid Car Need?
Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEVs) and Electric Vehicles (EVs) use auxiliary batteries to support the operation of the 12-volt electrical system. Instead of utilizing the High Voltage (HV) battery to power … Continue Reading What Is An Auxiliary Battery Used For In Hybrid Electric Vehicles and Electric Vehicles?
From electric to Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), connectivity to shared mobility, the automotive industry is undergoing a transformation expected to span the next 10-20+ years. While changes will be … Continue Reading Looking Into The Future Shift to Electric Vehicles
Regenerative braking systems are the key behind electric and hybrid tech. Here’s a closer look at how they charge the battery while slowing the vehicle.
(Editor’s note: This article on hybrid battery installation tips is meant for skilled readers who are familiar with working on their own vehicles. If in doubt, please visit the experts … Continue Reading Hybrid Battery Installation Tips
Hybrid-powered vehicles that combine traditional combustion engines with electric motors and high-voltage batteries first entered the market nearly two decades ago. These pioneers – first, the Honda Insight in 2000 … Continue Reading Hybrid Vehicle Service: What Goes Into A Remanufactured Battery Pack?
Hybrids rely on batteries and combustion engines to work. Here are some hybrid battery tips that will help you find any issues with your hybrid car.
Hybrid cars may have extra battery power, but they still break down from time to time. Learn how to jump-start a hybrid car safely.