Toyota Hybrid vehicles have changed the way the world thinks about transportation. Toyota’s well proven Hybrid Synergy Drive (HSD) provides excellent driving performance and outstanding fuel efficiency.
Hybrid Synergy Drive (HSD) refers to Toyota’s hybrid drivetrain that combines a petrol engine, two electric motor/generators, a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT), and a high-voltage battery pack.
Depending on the situation, Hybrid Synergy Drive can operate the vehicle in electric-only mode, petrol-only mode, or a combination of both.
The advanced technology and high voltage used in Toyota Hybrid batteries require extreme care when accessing for maintenance or disposal. To avoid personal injury it is essential that the correct handling procedure is followed to safely remove the hybrid battery.
As part of Toyota New Zealand’s commitment to the environment, a recycle process is available in which Toyota New Zealand will send this battery to our global recycle partners at no cost to the Hybrid vehicle customer. This battery may be dropped into any authorised Toyota dealer for recycling free of charge. Click here to discover your nearest Toyota Dealerhsip.
The following information is a guide for New Zealand automotive dismantilers who need to safetly remove a hybrid battery from a vehicle. Toyota New Zealand will not be held accountable for any damage or harm caused while removing a Hybrid Battery. Please read Toyota New Zealand terms and Conditions.