An electric car, as defined by Wikipedia, is an automobile that is propelled by one or more electric motors, using electrical energy stored in rechargeable batteries or another energy storage device. Electric motors give electric cars instant torque, creating strong and smooth acceleration. That and the fact that they are great for the environment is superb but, are electric cars worth the hype they get or is it all just a very well publicised car trend?
If the latest automotive news is anything to go by, then this article by Automotive News details how Mercedez-Benz is planning to start selling electric heavy trucks in five years. This means that sooner or later, electric vehicles will be much bigger than they are now. Thank you Tesla.
Advantages of electric cars?
No Gas Requiredthis means that you will never lose sleep over rising fuel prices every again. Sure electricity is not free, but it is absolutely more affordable than gas.