How's your German? Tesla Model 3 besser mit Hybridantrieb Tesla Model 3 mit Hybridantrieb Translated some: In Obrist Mark II, the combustion engine is not an auxiliary engine that kicks in when the battery is at the end of its strength, but when the car is driving at speeds of over 65 km / h - not to direct additional forces onto the drive axle, but to gently recharge the battery. “What all today's batteries are least capable of is to get fully charged then completely discharged. After maybe 500 charging cycles, the battery therefore only has a capacity of 80 percent, ”criticizes Obrist. With his system, the battery is always recharged a little in between - "chemistry can convert ten times more energy."