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A hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) is a type of vehicle that uses both an electric engine and a conventional internal combustion engine. This type of vehicle is considered to have better performance and fuel economy compared to a conventional one.
There are different types of HEVs, namely, series hybrids, parallel hybrids and series-parallel hybrids.
HEVs usually have the following properties:
The advantages of HEVs include: