Electric Vehicles have been growing in popularity over the last couple of years. The evolution of the electric vehicle technology has become quite compelling. There are some clear advantages that electric cars have that are far superior than the traditional Gas car. The important of these is the environmental benefits that assist with improvement of the air we all breath.
Benefits of Electric Cars
- Less pollution
- Cheaper to run
- Cheaper to maintain
- Capability to charge at home using solar generated power
- Improvements in safety
- Decrease in noise pollution
Taking into consideration these benefits it is no surprise there has been a lot of resistance to the evolution of the electric car by the gas car companies. Traditional car companies are threatened by the offerings that the electric car can bring. This is not the first time a choice between EV’s ( Electric vehicle) and Gas cars has occurred. In the early 1900’s there was a growing take up of electric vehicles. It is hard to believe that the electric car revolution was almost 100 years ago but it was that electric and gas cars were competing for the dominant position. Of course we all know how it ended but that does not mean that electric cars have not been in the back of people’s minds ever since.
The leap forward for electric cars, in recent times, came in the form of the a new car company called “Tesla”. Elon Musk the CEO of Tesla help to fund a small group of individuals who had been developing an electric sports car. This partner ship helped to grow his understanding of it what electric cars were capable of achieving and he never looked back. Tesla has grown exponentially over the last 10 years with the introduction of a number of vehicles. This has forced other car companies to start working towards the develop their own viable electric car. This change in the mind set of consumers and the car companies has started the electric car evolution.
Below is a list of all the cars that have all been introduced in the last many years into the market. These cars are plug in electric cars. Of course nt all electric cars are equal. In any new market their is great need for varying designs and capabilities. This list has just a sample of the car companies working towards an electric car.
The future is bright for the Electric car evolution to take hold. With companies like Tesla leading the way and the people behind them being supportive and passionate, i look forward to a cleaner , healthier world with great motor vehicles and a smile that is hard to remove.