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An electric vehicle (EV) is

[a] vehicle that operates with electric power provided by batteries. EVs include both plug-in hybrid electric vehicles and battery electric vehicles but do not include hybrid electric vehicles, which are self-powered and never connected to the electric grid.[1]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Massachusetts Inst. of Tech., The Future of the Electric Grid, Glossary, at 262 (2011) (full-text).
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