Continental is first to aftermarket with VDO Hybrid Battery Fans for hybrid vehicles.
“As more and more hybrid vehicles are produced, the population of aging hybrid vehicles is increasing. Over 95 percent of today’s hybrid vehicles rely on air-cooled technology to keep the battery cells cool during operation. That’s why a battery cooling fan is so important to overall battery health. When working properly, it not only helps prevent overheating and drivability issues but also prolongs battery service life,” said Christina Bergstrom, VDO Product Manager.
Applications for the hybrid battery fans include the Ford C-Max and Fusion, Lexus CT 200h and ES 3000h, and Toyota Avalon, Camry, Prius, and Prius V models. These new direct replacement components were previously available as dealer-only parts and are now offered for aftermarket service.
The VDO Hybrid Battery Cooling Fans also feature identical mounting locations and plug and play electrical connections for easy installation.