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Definition of "petrol-electric" []

  • Describing a hybrid engine or vehicle that uses a combination of petrol and electricity (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "petrol-electric" in a sentence
  • "There are several kilograms of such elements in typical hybrid petrol-electric cars made by Toyota and Honda, a market that will expand in coming years."
  • "The globally familiar Prius put hybrid petrol-electric technology firmly into the public consciousness."
  • "The Volt is the US alternative to the Toyota Prius, a petrol-electric hybrid that is spearheading a cultural sea change on its home turf."