Hybrid vehicle

  Usually a hybrid EV, a vehicle that employs a combustion engine system together with an electric propulsion system. Hybrid technologies expand the usable range of EVs beyond what an all-electric-vehicle can achieve with batteries only.
  California Energy Comission. Dictionary of Energy Terms

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