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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hybrid_electric_vehicle

A plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV), also known as a plug-in hybrid, is a hybrid electric vehicle with rechargeable ...

www.dummies.com/home-garden/car-repair/hybrid-cars/what-are-hybrid-vehicles

By Deanna Sclar. Hybrid vehicles are called hybrids because they use both a small internal combustion engine (ICE) and an electric motor to obtain maximum  ...

www.edmunds.com/fuel-economy/what-is-a-hybrid-car-how-do-hybrids-work.html

Oct 17, 2013 ... Hybrids blend a traditional internal-combustion engine with one or more ... Plug- in hybrids (also called PHEVs) began appearing in the market ...

www.whatcar.com/news/hybrid-car

Apr 28, 2014 ... What are hybrid cars, how do they work and who makes them? ... There are also the so-called 'plug-in hybrids' which, as the name implies, can ...

www.hybridcars.com/the-three-main-types-of-hybrids-explained

May 8, 2014 ... Hybrids have been called a “bridge” toward pure electric vehicles. In other words, they are a compromise, so another qualifier is they can be ...

www.hybridcars.com/history-of-hybrid-vehicles

Jun 14, 2011 ... An American engineer named H. Piper filed a patent for a petrol-electric hybrid vehicle. His idea was to use an electric motor to assist an ...

www.dictionary.com/browse/hybrid-car

Hybrid car definition at Dictionary.com, a free online dictionary with ... or an electric motor with battery and fuel cells for energy storage; also called hybrid vehicle.

www.quora.com/Which-types-of-cars-are-called-HYBRID-cars

Cars which are electrically driven are called hybrid, however the latest versions of hybrid cars have an electric motor integrated with an internal ...

www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/evsplash.shtml

A brief description of the different kinds of hybrid and electric cars. ... Some types of plug-in hybrids are called extended range electric vehicles (EREVs).

altamere.com/the-differences-between-hybrid-and-regular-cars

The most basic difference between hybrid cars and regular vehicles is how they ... mechanism for charging the motor's battery, called regenerative braking.