Updated March 6, 2007 

BC Science 9 Videos

Toyota Prius - How a Hybrid Works

Movie Run Time: 2:27

This movie is an obivous sales pitch for the Toyota Prius, but it does an great job of explaining, with animations, how hybrid cars work. It is particularly interesting to note that energy from braking is recaptured to help recharge the batteries. One would assume that, with less friction as in traditional brakes, this would make your brakes last longer too.

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Toyota Prius - an excellent example for how hybrid cars work.

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