Understanding and Diagnosing Hybrid / Electric Vehicles

With the growing popularity of hybrid and electric vehicles, it's becoming critical that technicians have a deep understanding of:

  • Advantages of Hybrid Vehicles
  • Different Types of Hybrids
  • Major Hybrid Subsystems Shared by all Hybrid Vehicles
    • Electric Assist and Regeneration
    • Autostop
    • Honda Valve Pause Engine Shutdown
    • Toyota Synergy Power Split System
    • Ford Systems Batteries
    • Battery Management
    • Inverters
    • DC to DC Conversion
    • DC to 3 Phase AC Inverter
    • 3 Phase Synchronous Drive Motors
    • Drive by Wire
    • Brake by Wire
    • Electric Power Steering
    • Electric AC
  • Proper Safety Techniques for Working on HV/High Power Electronics
  • CAN and Other Serial Networks in Hybrids
  • and much more!

Written by MAACA