All You Need to Know
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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.
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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.
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.
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