Electric Vehicles: All You Need to Know

Electric Vehicles: All You Need to Know

EVs are a hot trend at the moment. In fact, in spite of the worldwide automobile market dropping by 16 percent during 2020, global sales of EVs have soared, increasing by 168 percent in the first half of 2021 compared to the year prior. These figures are showing no sign of slowing down, with interest in EVs set to rise further in the coming years. But why the hype? In this article we take a look at how electric vehicles work, the reasons for their popularity, and preview some of the models hitting the market later in 2022.

What is an EV?

Simply put, while conventional cars and other motorised vehicles are powered by petrol or diesel engines, electric vehicles get their power from an electric motor, which runs on rechargeable batteries which are charged up with common household electric...

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