How Will Electric Cars Affect The Environment ?

How Will Electric Cars Affect The Environment ?

With dire predictions of the consequences of global pollution and its effect on the environment, leading car manufacturers are taking a serious look at the electric car. The electric car works on large batteries that hold an electric charge. These can be recharged at home or at standard charging stations simply by plugging into a socket.More...

Electric cars run on electrical energy. They use electric motors and motor controllers in the place of an internal combustion engine. There are many differences between a gasoline car and an electric car. Under the hood, they differ mainly in the following ways: More...

An electric car is an automobile that is powered by electricity. On the outside, they look just like their gasoline powered cars. Sound can help in identifying them as they are practically silent. An electric car has an electric motor and a controller for powering the motor. Rechargeable batteries are used to provide power to the controller. More...

Although the electric car has come a long way, it still has distinct disadvantages. There are limitations to its use and availability. In the first place, electric cars are expensive. The high cost involved is not in the car itself but in the batteries on which they operate. They are not ‘low end’ cars. The batteries are expensive, and a pack will have to also be replaced every 3 to 4 years. More...

The motive source of an electric car is a DC motor instead of an internal combustion engine. Externally the appearance is the same, but an electric car is almost completely silent. The power source of an electric car is a pack of lead-acid batteries instead of a fuel tank. At the moment, the lead acid batteries are the weak point in an electric car. More...