27 Feb '13, 10pm

Nissan Announces All-new Hybrid System (w/ video)

Nissan Announces All-new Hybrid System (w/ video)

Owen Thunes, Senior Project Engineer, Zero Emissions Research Group at Nissan, provided an updated overview of the company’s new parallel hybrid system, explaining that its single-motor design is both significantly different and significantly better than the more conventional dual-electric-motor designs used by Nissan’s rivals. “In a series parallel system, motor power and engine power are somewhat scaled together, resulting in two electric machines—sometimes three — which are relatively large compared with the battery output power capability. In a parallel system, the engine power and the motor power are completely independent — it’s a design choice.”

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