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CRAIG HARRITY OPINION

Craig reveals the science behind plug in hybrid electrics Plug in hybrid electric vehicles are a common hybrid system that you're most likely to see in your workshop, reports GW columnist and vehicle technician at Philips Garage in Glasgow

The power splitting device is a planetary gear set with six main components that removes the need for a traditional stepped gearbox acting as a continuously variable transmission with fixed gear ratio.

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