The EC-140H Cutaway Toyota Prius Hybrid Drive Train is a training system designed specifically for teaching how a typical hybrid drive train operates. The trainer consists of all cutaway drive train components from a Toyota Hybrid Synergy Drive system including:
- ICE (internal combustion engine)
- Torque damper assembly
- MG1 (motor/generator #1)
- Planetary gearset (power split device)
- MG2 (motor/generator #2)
- HV (high voltage) battery (non-functional)
The ICE, MG1, MG2 and differential output/drive wheels are driven with external electric motors via connecting chains. This design allows the demonstration of eight of the possible hybrid operating modes. All components are cutaway to allow clear student visual learning.