This easy-to-read book, written by former Toyota factory experts, will help technicians, emergency responders, and laypersons alike learn: • The basics of hybrid electric operation • Common safety procedures associated with high voltage • Maintenance and repair procedures and cautionsWith well over 1 million HEV’s on the road today, hybrid vehicles here to stay. Consumers and those that service hybrid vehicles need to understand how HEV's operate, what can, and cannot be serviced, and how to stay safe when working on or around them.This book is a must read if you are: • An automotive service technician • Thinking of buying an HEV • An emergency responder who may come in contact with HEV'sGreg Marchand is a former Toyota factory trainer, technical specialist, and owner of AAT, Inc. with over 20 years experience in the automotive industry. Greg holds an undergraduate degree in Automotive Technology and an MBA in Environmental and Organizational Sustainability. Michael Firczuk is a professor, technical writer, and owner of GPDG, LLC. Michael and his company provide high quality technical curriculum and documentation for the automotive aftermarket and OE industry.