HEV


abbreviation
  1. hybrid electric vehicle: an automobile or other vehicle that is powered by an internal-combustion engine and an electric motor whose battery is charged by the engine and by regenerative braking that converts the vehicle's kinetic energy into electricity.

Origin of HEV

1
First recorded in 1970–75 as hybrid electric vehicle

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