Understanding Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Maintenance

Understanding Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Maintenance

Understanding these vehicles' maintenance requirements is essential.

The future of electric vehicles (EVs) continues to spark debate, but hybrids currently play a significant role in the market. In 2023, hybrids constituted half of the 16% of electrified light-duty vehicle sales in the US. This article explains the different hybrid types—mild, full, and plug-in—and highlights their specific maintenance needs and sales opportunities. Key areas include power inverters, sensors, and cooling systems. While fully electric vehicle sales are rising, hybrids remain a consumer favorite, offering familiar technology and alleviating range anxiety. Understanding these vehicles’ maintenance requirements is essential for shops looking to capitalize on this growing market.

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