Electric Vehicle (EV) - Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV)

A vehicle with one or more electric motors for propulsion.

EVs qualify in the zero emission vehicle (ZEV) category for emissions.


The distance the vehicle can travel over a given drive cycle.

See also: Automobile, Electric Motors, Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle, Hybrid Vehicle, Traction Battery, Vehicle.

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