GM

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Silverado 1st Generation
In 2004 the hybrid truck option became available on the Chevrolet SIlverado and GMC Sierra. This option, offered on both two-wheel and four-wheel drive trucks, resulted in improved fuel economy and reduced carbon dioxide emissions.
Silverado 2nd Generation
This guide contains a general description of how the GMC Yukon, Chevrolet Tahoe, GMC Sierra, Chevrolet Silverado & Cadillac Escalade Two-mode vehicle systems operate, gives the location of their Hybrid badging, and offers illustrations of their unique components. The guide also describes methods of disabling the system and presents cut zone information.
Tahoe and
Yukon
The intent of this guide is to provide information to help you respond to emergency situations involving the 2008 GMC Yukon & Chevrolet Tahoe Two-mode vehicles in as safe a manner as possible.
Hybrid Quick Reference Sheet
GMC Yukon, Chevrolet Tahoe and Cadillac Escalade Two-mode RWD Vehicles Quick Reference Sheet

Ford

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Ford
Escape
The Escape Hybrid has been designed with many features for your protection. These features should help provide you with safe access to the vehicle under various conditions. However whenever you approach a high voltage vehicle in a Fire, Rescue or Recovery situation, you must always follow one cardinal rule.
Mercury
Mariner
The Escape Hybrid or Mariner Hybrid vehicles use a conventional gasoline engine in addition to an electric motor to power the vehicle. The energy used to power the vehicle comes from gasoline (used by the internal combustion engine) and electricity (used by the electric motor).
Ford
Fusion
The Fusion Hybrid or Milan Hybrid vehicles use a conventional gasoline engine in addition to an electric motor to power the vehicle. The energy used to power the vehicle comes from gasoline (used by the internal combustion engine) and electricity (used by the electric motor).
Mercury
Milan
The Fusion Hybrid or Milan Hybrid vehicles use a conventional gasoline engine in addition to an electric motor to power the vehicle. The energy used to power the vehicle comes from gasoline (used by the internal combustion engine) and electricity (used by the electric motor).

Toyota

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Prius 1st Gen
High voltage electricity powers an electric motor, generator, and inverter. All other conventional automotive electrical devices such as the headlights, radio, and gauges are powered from a separate 12-Volt battery. Numerous safeguards have been designed into the Prius to help ensure the high voltage, approximately 274-Volt, Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH) Hybrid Vehicle (HV) battery pack is kept safe and secure in an accident.
Prius 2nd Gen
With the release of the 2nd generation Prius in October 2003, this new 2004 model year Toyota Prius Emergency Response Guide wasfirst published for emergency responders. While many features from the 1st generation model are similar, emergency responders should recognize and understand the new, updated features of the 2nd generation Prius covered in this guide.
Prius 3rd Gen
With the release of the 3rd generation Toyota Prius in May 2009, a new 2010 Toyota Prius Emergency Response Guide was published for emergency responders. While many features from the 1st and 2nd generation Prius models are similar, emergency responders should recognize and understand the new, updated features of the Prius covered in this guide.
Toyota
Camry
In May 2006, Toyota released the Toyota CAMRY gasoline-electric hybrid vehicle in North America. Except where noted in this guide, basic vehicle systems and features for the CAMRY hybrid are the same as those on the conventional non-hybrid Toyota CAMRY. To educate and assist emergency responders in the safe handling of the CAMRY hybrid technology, Toyota published this CAMRY hybrid Emergency Response Guide.
Highlander 1st Gen
In June 2005, Toyota released the Toyota Highlander gasoline-electric hybrid vehicle in North America. Except where noted in this guide, basic vehicle systems and features for the Highlander hybrid are the same as those on the conventional, non-hybrid Highlander. To educate and assist emergency responders in the safe handling of the Highlander hybrid technology, Toyota published this Highlander hybrid Emergency Response Guide.
Highlander 2nd Gen
With the release of the 2nd generation Highlander hybrid in August 2007, a new 2008 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Emergency Response Guide was published for emergency responders. While many features from the 1st generation model are similar, emergency responders should recognize and understand the new, updated features of the 2nd generation Highlander hybrid covered in this guide.

Honda

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Civic
The Civic Hybrid is a 5-passenger gasoline-electric hybrid vehicle powered by a gasoline engine and an electric motor. The Civic Hybrid resembles a Civic 4-door sedan, except that it has a roof antenna above the windshield. It also has the words, "Hybrid" and "Gasoline-Electric," on the back. Most chassis and body components are made of standard materials like steel, aluminum, and plastic. A few parts are made of magnesium.
Insight 1st Gen
The Insight is a two-passenger gasoline-electric hybrid, the first vehicle sold in North America that utilizes both a conventional gasoline engine and a battery-powered electric motor for power. The Insight can be identified by its aerodynamic shape and rear fender skirts, as illustrated on the front cover, and by the Insight logo and the words “Gasoline-Electric Hybrid” on the rear hatch. The chassis and most components are made of aluminum, some parts are plastic, and a few are made of magnesium.
All Honda Hybrids 2010 Edition
Part 1 of this guide presents general information and recommendations that apply to all Honda hybrids produced through the 2010 model year. Part 2 contains model-specific information for each of the three hybrid models: the Insight, the Civic Hybrid, and the Accord Hybrid.
All Honda
Hybrids
This booklet has been prepared to help emergency response professionals identify Honda gasoline-electric hybrids and respond safely to incidents involving these vehicles. It includes general information and recommendations that apply to all Honda hybrids produced through the 2005 model year, as well as model-specific information for each of the three current hybrids
Honda Quick Reference Sheet
Recommended procedures as well as key components and cut zones for all 2000-2005 Honda and Acura vehicles

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Lexus
GS, RX, LS, HA
High voltage electricity powers the electric motor, generator, A/C compressor, and inverter/converter. All other automotive electrical devices such as the horn, radio, and gauges are powered from a separate 12-Volt battery. Numerous safeguards have been designed into the vehicle to help ensure the high voltage, approximately 288- Volts, Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH) Hybrid Vehicle (HV) battery pack is kept safe and secure in an accident.
Saturn Vue
The 2007 Saturn VUE Green Line Hybrid is a gasoline-electric hybrid vehicle that uses up to 20 percent less fuel than the non-hybrid Saturn VUE. Introduced in the summer of 2006, the hybrid model uses a 36 volt electrical system coupled with a traditional 12 volt battery and sophisticated technology to achieve its fuel savings. The vehicle is equipped with a 2.4 liter, 4-cylinder engine and a traditional 12 volt starter motor, which is used only for initial starts of the vehicle
Aura and
Malibu
The Saturn AURA Green Line and Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid are gasoline-electric vehicles that use a 36 volt electrical system and traditional 12 volt battery to achieve significant fuel economy improvements. Both vehicles are equipped with a 2.4 liter, 4-cylinder engine and a traditional 12 volt starter motor, which is used only for initial starts of the vehicle.
Durango and Aspen
The basic features of the Aspen and Durango hybrids are the same as the traditional Aspen and Durango models. The Aspen and Durango hybrids use a conventional internal combustion engine along with a high voltage transmission with integrated electric motors for propulsion.
Nissan Altima
Nissan released the Nissan Altima Hybrid in North America in January of 2007. The Nissan Altima Hybrid runs on conventional gasoline and a traction motor. The basic vehicle systems and features of the Altima Hybrid are the same as those of the conventional Altima, except where noted in this guide. This First Responder’s Guide was published to help educate and assist first responders in the safe handling of the Altima Hybrid and its technology.

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