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Automotive Hybrid and Alternative Fuel Vehicles

This course covers the theory, service, safety procedures, and repair of automotive hybrid and alternative-fuel powered vehicles. It emphasizes specialized tools, equipment, and component failure analysis. Students learn the complex theories of high voltage DC electrical systems, regenerative braking, biodiesel, natural gas, propane, alcohol, hydrogen, and algea-based alternative fuel systems, coupled with manufacturer-specific service and repair protocol. This course prepares students for entry-level employment as hybrid vehicle technicians and introduces them to existing and future alternative fuel technologies.

Course Number: 2442

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