Before you decide what vehicle to choose, first you need to find out about the different types of electric vehicles.
Powered by an electric battery, with no secondary source of propulsion. As they don’t have a traditional internal combustion engine, they create zero emissions. Most BEVs are capable of fast charging and L2 charging.
Example Cars: Nissan LEAF, MG ZS EV, Fiat 500e, Citroen eC4, Peugeot e208
Powered by an engine and electric motor to drive the car. Like regular hybrids, they can recharge their battery through regenerative braking. They differ from regular hybrids by having a much larger battery and being able to plug into the grid to recharge.
Example Cars: MG HS, Suzuki Across, Peugeot 3008, Citroen C5 Aircross
Mild hybrid uses a petrol engine to power the wheels with a battery providing support, this helps to reduce tailpipe emissions and running costs. An MHEV is in between a traditional combustion engine and a Full hybrid.
People are starting to turn to electric vehicles rather than traditional internal combustion engines for a number of reasons. Electric cars are cheaper to own when you take into consideration that they are road tax and congestion charge exempt. Plus with zero emissions, they are better for the environment as well.
|Better for the environment||easy and convenient to drive|
|Lower running costs||government grants|
|Less maintenance||resale value|
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