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Plug-in hybrid (PHEV)

A plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV), plug-in hybrid vehicle (PHV), or plug-in hybrid is a hybrid vehicle which utilizes rechargeable

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Full hybrids

A full hybrid, sometimes also called a strong hybrid, is a vehicle that can run on just the engine, just

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Series hybrid

Series hybrids have also been referred to as extended-range electric vehicles (EREV) or range-extended electric vehicles (REEV) where they are

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Parallel hybrid

Parallel hybrid systems, which are most commonly produced at present, have both an internal combustion engine (ICE) and an electric

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Mild hybrid

Mild hybrids are generally internal combustion engines equipped with an electric machine (one motor/generator in a parallel configuration) allowing the

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Lithium-ion battery

A lithium-ion battery (sometimes Li-ion battery or LIB) is a member of a family of rechargeable battery types in which