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driveline (plural drivelines)
- (automotive) The drivetrain minus the engine and transmission
- The powertrain in general
2007 July 15, Kevin Cameron, “Electric Cars Nearly Ready, but Batteries Are Less So”, in New York Times:
- Battery technology has evolved considerably; hybrids have arrived, priced to reflect their need for two power plants instead of one and a battery that by itself is one-third of the car’s driveline cost.