Did you know an electric motor has more torque — tire-turning rotational force — from the get-go that its gasoline only counterpart? In addition to this surge of power right off the line, most electrics also offer inherently better handling and ride due to a superior weight distribution and low center of gravity. They really hug the corners! Better driving performance just one of eight great reasons to electrify your next ride.
Check out the Benefits section of our website to learn the other seven: https://hgev.ene.org/why-drive-electric/
And the batteries in some of today’s affordable EVs can take you more than 200 miles on a full charge. Other electric vehicles, called plug-in hybrid electrics (PHEVs), also have a “back-up” gasoline engine. This means you never have to charge on the go, only at home overnight. When a PHEV’s battery gets low, it seamlessly switches to a gasoline hybrid mode, giving you the same 300+ mile range you are used to now…but only if you need it.
The bottom line: you can choose to drive on electricity only and/or gasoline, and decide what type of vehicle is best for your lifestyle and driving needs. To walk through available brands and models of plug-in electric vehicles, check out this handy Compare Vehicles tool: https://hgev.ene.org/buying-guide/compare-cars/