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Type of Electric Car

1. Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)

It is the car that uses a combination of energy, fuel and electric power from batteries. This type of vehicle has fuel consumption less than normal engine because when the cars brakes, some of the energy is stored in the battery which can be used for drives later along with operate the car engines ex. Chevrolet Volt, Toyota, Honda, Nissan.

2. Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV)

This type of vehicle has a fuel system and electric system as well as hybrid cars but can be plugged in to charge from outside. The battery can also be charged additionally to be spare. When the battery runs out, the cars will work like hybrid system (HEV) ex. Mercedes-Benz, Audi and BMW

3. Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV)

It is powered by 100% battery power, therefore no emissions of air pollution. But there is a disadvantage in the limited running distance. depending on the size of the battery and other environmental factors.

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