Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs, or simply EVs) use large batteries and an electric engine for locomotion. They run solely on electricity, which means no combustion engines and no CO2 emissions. BEVs are some of the cheapest to run cars, with excellent reliability. Learn more.
After charging their batteries, the same as you would a BEV, Plug-in Hybrids (PHEVs) can travel up to 40 miles only using that stored electric power. When the batteries are depleted they switch to a typical combustion engine and fuel reserve – useful for longer trips. Learn more.
Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEVs) utilise the smallest electric engine of the three that charges when the combustion engine idles. They assist the car at low speeds before the engine takes over, increasing fuel efficiency while feeling like a standard combustion car. Learn more.