Hybrid vehicle (disambiguation)

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A hybrid vehicle is a vehicle which uses a mixture of power or fuel sources.

Hybrid vehicle may also refer to:

  • Hybrid electric vehicle, increasingly common automobiles which employ both a traditional internal combustion engine and an electric battery motor/generator to provide motive force and energy recovery.
    • Plug-in hybrid, an electric hybrid vehicle that can be plugged into a power grid to recharge its battery.
  • Hydraulic hybrid, a hybrid vehicle which employs both a traditional internal combustion engine and a hydraulic motor/pump to provide motive force and energy recovery. Currently developed for big trucks/buses that start/stop often.
  • Dual-mode vehicle, a hybrid vehicle which uses power from two sources of the same type
  • Flexible-fuel vehicle, a hybrid vehicle which can use more than one type of liquid fuel for its internal combustion engine (commonly gasoline/LPG or gasoline/alcohol or gasoline/ethanol) The military has used gasoline/diesel/JP5 combos.
  • Motorized bicycle, a bicycle powered by human and another power source such as liquid fuels or electricity
  • Hybrid train, a locomotive with more than one power source