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 ...
Are We Losing Touch? A Comprehensive Comparison Test of Electric and Hydraulic Steering Assist. More carmakers are switching to electric steering assist in pursuit of mpg.
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.
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.
View our list of the best electric cars for 2018 and 2019. Our experts rank every electric car based on a 10-point scale that covers performance, comfort, interior, technology and value.
2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV and 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric Battle To Find the Best Alternative to the Tesla Model 3. But wait. Maybe don't cancel that Tesla Model 3 reservation just yet.
The head-to-head Jaguar-Tesla drag races were done with both 75D and 100D versions of the Model X; the latter car has a rated range of 295 miles from its 100-kwh battery.