Wortformen:(regular plural) electric vehicles
noun (Automotive engineering: Vehicle types) An electric vehicle is a vehicle that is driven by an electric motor which draws its current either from storage batteries or from overhead cables. ⇒ A fuel-cell car is an electric vehicle that makes its own electricity. ⇒ The restricted range of the electric vehicle can be a disadvantage in the countryside. ⇒ In places like California, where zero emissions vehicles are needed due to extreme environmental concerns, a fully electric vehicle may be required.
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