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By Sean Callery
In 1974, an inventor named Victor Wouk grew to become a guy who will be defined as prior to his time. He had constructed a prototype for the hybrid, a motor vehicle that may turn into the main credible and commercially profitable substitute to gasoline-powered autos.
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In 1974, an inventor named Victor Wouk grew to become a guy who should be defined as prior to his time. He had built a prototype for the hybrid, a automobile that will turn into the main credible and commercially winning substitute to gasoline-powered cars.
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Electric trolley buses use it to ensure that they have electricity available to power them back to their base, where the batteries are fully charged overnight low emission Producing small amounts of pollutants. For example, a low-emission car will send out less harmful exhaust gases than one with a big and inefficient engine mass production The manufacture of large quantities of goods on an assembly line in a factory. Carmaker Henry Ford was the first person to do this with his Model T Ford, the first car that was low enough in price that many people could afford to buy it nickel-cadmium battery A type of rechargeable battery that provides more power than the lead-acid battery.
The two partners spent a year putting together their proposal, working from Charles’ garage in Teaneck, New Jersey. They set a date for meeting with the EPA and presented their proposal. The Go-Ahead It took an agonizing wait of three months to get an answer, but when it came, it was yes. The EPA was prepared to consider PEM’s hybrid car for its FCCIP scheme. Also accepted were an electric car, a diesel car, and a proposal for an exhaust filter, none from major players in the automotive industry.
If, however, the accelerator is pressed down hard when the vehicle has stopped, the gasoline engine kicks in right away, so the car is not sluggish. At other times, the electric motor and gas engine combine according to road conditions and type of driving. Ever the scientist, Victor was interested in how Toyota had achieved this. “The major improvement that Toyota made was this continuously variable transmission,” he said. ” He felt this was due to an improvement in the way the car was put together, and not to any new technology in the concept of the hybrid.
Victor Wouk. The Father of the Hybrid Car by Sean Callery