Electric Car?
Electric Car

Electric Car?

Introduction

This report helps to answer the question “should my next car be electric?”. This is not a straightforward question. Nor is there a single, simple answer for all. Firstly, there are several types of electric vehicle (EV). For instance, there are fully electric EVs, which are fuelled solely with electricity. And there are hybrid EVs, which use both an electric motor as well as an internal combustion engine. As a result, these are fuelled with petrol or diesel as well as electricity if the hybrid is a plug-in. Click here to read the full report:  

 

Secondly, there are many facets to this question. The critical considerations are:

Cost – EVs are generally more expensive to buy, than conventional equivalents.

Range and recharging – Fully electric EVs have a limited range before you must be plug them in to recharge. This process takes a lot longer than refuelling a conventional car.

Environmental impact – A key advantage of fully EVs is their complete lack of tailpipe emissions. As a result they eliminate a significant health risk near roads.

We well as the green credentials we explore other reasons to buy an EV. These include: universally impressive performance, and the inclusion of hi-tech features.

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Topics Covered:

  • Types of EV
    • Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV)
    • Hybrid EV (HEV)
    • Bestselling Types of EV
  • Critical Considerations
    • Environmental Impact
      • Why ICEVs are Bad for the Environment
      • Comparing Environmental Impact
  • Range and Recharging
    • Range
    • Recharging Overview
    • Charging at Home
    • Public Charging
  • Cost
    • Purchase Costs
    • Selection of BEVs
    • Bestselling EVs
    • Running Costs
  • Other Aspects
    • Safety
    • Driving Experience
    • High Tech Features
  • An Answer

An Answer

Finally, in “An Answer”, we look at the question of whether or not your next car should be electric. One way of – not the only way – of answering this is …

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