Electric vehicle

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1. Sustainability - road transport.


Any road transport vehicle that uses an electric motor to drive its wheels.

Types of electric vehicle include all-electric vehicles and hybrids.

All-electric vehicles are powered only by an electric battery.

Hybrids can switch between electric power and fossil fuels.

Electric vehicles are more efficient than fossil fuel vehicles, and produce fewer emissions.

However, these advantages are partly offset by inefficiency and emissions in the generation of the electricity they use.

Conventional fossil fuel vehicles are generally powered by internal combustion engines (ICEs).

2. Transport - logistics - sustainability.

Any vehicle that uses an electric motor - or motors - for propulsion.

Including rail, aircraft and boats, as well as road transport.

See also