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Whirl is here to help  ensure you know all there is to know about electric cars.

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Whether you're a new car buyer, a used car buyer, or a passenger, there is a lot to take in when learning about electric cars. 

Whirl helps you educate yourself on what you need to know, building out the resources offered over time.

New on the EV scene? Get started with Whirl's Ultimate Electric Car Buying Guide!

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What is it?

An electric car is a car that operates on electricity.

No petrol. No diesel. No gas. Just electricity.

Sometimes these are called electric vehicles or for short, EVs.

Hybrids are different

Hybrids are different.

Plug-in hybrids or PHEVs use electricity from a plug, any other hybrid uses the engine to make electricity while driving.

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Runs on electricity

Electricity fills a battery through a plug at home or at a public charging station.

 

If you have green power or solar on your roof, your electricity your car's emissions are close to zero.

Do I need to own it?

Buying a brand new electric car isn't the only way to access one.

Did you know you can buy used electric cars, import them from overseas, sign up for a subscription (short-term lease), use an electric car share or electric ride share?

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