An electric car (also battery electric car or all-electric car) is a plug-in electric automobile that is propelled by one or more electric motors, using energy typically stored in rechargeable batteries.. Since 2008, a renaissance in electric vehicle manufacturing occurred due to advances in batteries, concerns about increasing oil prices, and the desire to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
The global stock of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) between 2005 and 2009 consisted exclusively of all-electric cars (), totaling about 1,700 units in 2005, and almost 6,000 in 2009.The plug-in stock rose to about 12,500 units in 2010, of which 350 were plug-in hybrids (PHEVs). By comparison, during the Golden Age of the electric car at the beginning of the 20th century, the EV stock peaked ...
Having won accolades like Motor Trend's Car of the Year, the Tesla Model S has positioned itself squarely at the top of the electric car field. Luckily for those who want to drop gasoline but don ...
Here we are in 2018, and electric vehicles are growing in popularity like never before. Charging infrastructure is vastly improving, electric vehicle options are increasing, governments incentives are still in place, and vehicle range is quickly improving. All signs are pointing in the right direction.
Introduced more than 100 years ago, electric cars are seeing a rise in popularity today for many of the same reasons they were first popular. Whether it’s a hybrid, plug-in hybrid or all-electric, the demand for electric drive vehicles will continue to climb as prices drop and consumers look for ways to save money at the pump.
Have a look at this electric car range comparison to see the top 10 electric cars with the most range.
Comparison of prices and range (EPA) of all-electric cars available in the U.S. in September 2018 (or announced for the coming months).
In a 2018 study, Crescent Electric Supply Company (CESCO) looked at which US cities would allow drivers to save the most money if they switch over to an electric car.; The study analyzed average ...
What about Other Electric Cars? Besides the Leaf, there are EV versions of the Ford Focus, Volkswagen Golf, Audi A3, BMW i3 and a bunch of other cars.
NGC's EV price-vs-range comparison. The UK's electric vehicle market has seen a number of developments recently, with a range of new models either soon to arrive, or on the road already.