Posted on 20 April 2012.
In the last few months some new electric and hybrid car and motorbike models have arrived to car dealers.
It seems to be nowadays when this kind of cars are starting to be more present in our lifes. But actually the have been with us for more than 120 years. Since 1890 decade exactly.
We have some choices to choose our car.
These cars have two engines. One of this engines is electric. The other engine is a traditional engine, wich can be diesel or gasoline.
In these cars, the electric engine helps the main engine. This happens if power needs is not so high. Doing this, fuel consumption and emissions are lower than a tradicional car.
Full hydrid cars
These cars have two engines also. Electric and traditional one. The same as a mild hybrid. The difference is that this kind of cars use the tradicional engine to charge the batteries which move the electric engine.
This kind of cars are able to move using only its electric engine. But their power and autonomy are low.
Electric cars and motorbikes.
These are cars and motorbikes wichs only have installed an electric engine. Its emissions are 0, the same as its fuel consumption.
Main advantages from this kind or vehicles are:
But this cars have some disadavantages also: