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Lang Tools Offers Digital Multimeter

The multimeter features auto ranging and data hold, and is CAT III 1000V and CAT IV 600V rated.

HV/EV Lifting Guidelines

Being able to lift an EV or HEV vehicle properly is a roadblock many shops face.

Free Webinar from ASE: Hybrid Transmission Technologies

The free webinar will take place this evening at 4:00 p.m. ET.

Valvoline Launches First Hybrid-Specific Motor Oil

Valvoline recently announced the development of Valvoline Hybrid Vehicle Full Synthetic motor oil, its first designed to handle the unique demands of the estimated 5 million hybrid vehicles on the road today.

Valvoline Hybrid synthetic motor oil
Heater Blowing Cold Air? It Could Be The Auxiliary Water Pump

How one component can upset your cooling system diagnostic logic.

Hybrid Service Begins With Proper Training

The hybrid vehicle owner is a sophisticated customer, and servicing these cars can help bring additional revenue into your service bays – plus you can benefit from repair opportunities afforded by the other cars in your customers’ driveways.

Hybrid Fluid Service 101

Does the phrase ­”hybrid fluid maintenance” scare you? It shouldn’t. With more than 3 million hybrids on the road, and many drivers ­considering purchasing one, servicing hybrid ­vehicles is in your future.

The Ohio State University Races to Win in EcoCAR 2 Competition

The U.S. Department of Energy and General Motors Co. have announced the winning team of the competition, The Ohio State University, as they took home the overall winner’s title at the EcoCAR 2: Plugging In to the Future finals. The team’s exceptionally engineered 2013 Chevrolet Malibu with energy storage, electric drive and ethanol (E85) fueled

Latest EcoCAR3 Challenge Redesigns Chevrolet Camaro into a Hybrid

The U.S. Department of Energy and General Motors Co. recently announced the official launch of the EcoCAR 3 competition, introducing the 16 participating universities and revealing the Chevrolet Camaro as the vehicle selected as the platform for the competition. (Read about the finalists in the EcoCAR2 Challenge as The Ohio State University “raced” to a

Hybrid Safety for First Responders

Learn about hybrid vehicle safety and how to deal with one at the scene of an accident from the best there is in the business, Craig Van Batenburg.

Hybrid A/C Compressor Fuse Tech Tip

In this tip clip, Instructor Dave Hobbs talks about the Hybrid A/C compressor fuse on a Gen 3 Toyota Prius. He provides some hands-on info about how and where to find the fuse. He discusses safety and techniques for properly testing the DC current air conditioning fuse to the DC mini inverter compressor used in late model Toyota and Lexus.

Prius – 12V Battery and No Starts Tip Clip

In this training tip clip from the Complete Hybrid Training Program, Craig Van Batenburg talks about the battery backup for the brake by wire brake system and no start issues on the Toyota Prius. He touches on no start issues and concerns such as wrong or too much oils P309 High Voltage leak codes, corridor resolver connections and low battery pack issues.