Better Safety and Economy, The Hybrid Way

Hybrid cars used to be the future of the automotive industry. Now they have come into existence and are slowly taking on the roads like toddlers on their first few things.

Fuel efficiency and conservation nevertheless remain as one of the main concerns of producing hybrids. Emphatic engineering has resulted largely to the modification of specific major car parts involved. Most hybrid cars have been programmed to automatically shut down when the car turns idle for a specific period of time in order to cut down fuel consumption.

For this, automakers have implemented each to their own system specific strategies to deal with this issue. General Motors and Ford for instance have incorporated dual ac compressors that are powered by either the gas or the electric engine which in high demand situations, keeps the gas engine running to maximize cooling. Honda has the dual scroll AC compressor. The AC compressor draws its power from one or both of the scrolls, depending on the situation to forward the refrigerant to the AC Condenser: the gas engine restarts to power the belt drive compressor to assist or to completely take over when the electric compressor’s charge is low or demand is too high.

While at it, every car owner is advised to maintain that long tube carefully coiled and laid into a flat rectangular panel which works to cool the temperature of the car, called the AC Condenser, in good shape so as to maximize the AC capacity. It is one of the parts that principally guzzle up fuel so turning off the engine would also deactivate the cooling power of the air conditioning system. But with the advent of hybrids, the cooling power runs at a normal pace even when the car is idle, and ways are further being tested for lower fuel consumption and powering options.

Measures to control car resonance and vibration have likewise been carefully studied and methods have been applied to several Ford prototypes, which aside from adding up to the comfort of the ride, also minimizes the troubles on the inner parts, like the Ford AC Condenser.

The future of car technology is promising. Potential mass production of these hybrids can actually be beneficial to users as well as they may be amusing decorations to the road. Fusing modern technology and dramatic historical styling using the latest trends and facility in combining functionality and design to customer’s satisfactions, most car manufacturers are aggressively competing in producing top-edge design. Some daring ones do go for some fantastically imaginative frames and exteriors. But on the top of everything, human safety, convenience, and basic functionalities will certainly be the main criteria for determining the years for which they will roll the streets.