At A Glance: Electric-Drive Vehicles

Erik Nelsen

Research output: NRELBrochure


Electric-drive vehicles use electricity as their primary fuel or to improve the efficiency of conventional vehicle designs. With the range of styles and options available, there is likely one to meet your needs. The vehicles can be divided into three categories: 1) Hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), 2) Plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs), and 3) All-electric vehicles (EVs).
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages2
StatePublished - 2016

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/BR-5400-66327

Other Report Number

  • DOE/GO-102016-4867


  • all-electric vehicles
  • Clean Cities
  • electric-drive vehicles
  • EV
  • fact card
  • HEV
  • hybrid electric vehicles
  • PHEVs
  • plug-in hybrid electric vehicles


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