Hybrid drives and the operation of hybrid vehicles are characteristic of contemporary automotive technology. Together with the electronic driver assistant systems, hybrid technology is of the greatest importance and both cannot be ignored by todayas car drivers. This technical reference book provides the reader with a firsthand comprehensive description of significant components of automotive technology. All texts are complemented by numerous detailed illustrations.Due to increasing engine performance and higher vehicle weight together with decreasing cd values, 5-speed manual transmissions have been superseding the previously dominant 4-speed manual transmissions since the beginning ofthe anbsp;...
|Title||:||Fundamentals of Automotive and Engine Technology|
|Publisher||:||Springer - 2014-06-16|