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Electric car glossary

Learn the lingo when it comes to the future of driving technology

You never know when you might need to explain what a Smart Grid is, or what we mean by energy recuperation. Read this handy glossary on all things electric and you’ll know your BEV from your PHEV in no time.

Your electric terminology explained.

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