Electric vehicles are cars that rely on electric motors to power them instead of gasoline engines. These cars come in a variety of shapes and sizes, and they vary in their driving ranges, that is, the distance they can travel before needing to be recharged. Some electric vehicles can travel over 200 miles on a single charge, while others can only go about 100 miles.
Electric cars are cheaper than gas-powered vehicles because they don’t require the car itself to produce the energy that makes it go. The electricity that charges an electric vehicle is produced in a power plant. This means that any excess electricity from the power plant can be stored, and then used to charge your car later on! Electric cars need far less routine maintenance than gasoline-powered cars do. There are no oil changes, no tune-ups, you just plug them in every once in a while and you’re good to go.
An electric car is a vehicle with one or more electric motors for propulsion. The first practical electric cars were produced in the 1890s, including the 1897 “the electric automobile” invented by Walter Emil Jacobi. They were popular between 1899 and 1901.
Electric cars are slowly gaining in popularity as technology improves and becomes more reliable. More people are choosing electric cars over gas guzzlers, and as a result, more companies are entering the market to meet this growing demand. Here is a list of the best electric car companies in the industry, ranked in order of their success so far.
Tesla Motors, Inc
This company was founded by Elon Musk in 2003 and is based in Palo Alto, California. Tesla is currently the leading manufacturer of electric vehicles and has a market share of about 27%. Some of their most popular models include the Tesla Model S, the Tesla Model X, and the Tesla Model 3.
Volkswagen Group (VW)
Volkswagen is a German automaker that was founded in 1937. The company is the second-largest carmaker in the world and manufactures a wide variety of vehicles, including electric cars. VW’s electric car division is called “VW e-mobility” and has plans to produce up to 3 million electric cars per year by 2025.
General Motors Company (GM)
GM is an American automaker that was founded in 1908. The company produces a wide range of electric cars, including hybrids and all-electric models. GM has been manufacturing electric cars since 1996 and is currently the largest producer of electric vehicles in the world.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd
Nissan is a Japanese automaker that was founded in 1933. The company is best known for its popular line of electric cars, which include the Nissan Leaf, the Nissan e-NV200, and the Nissan IMx.
BMW is a German automaker that was founded in 1916. The company produces a wide range of electric cars, including hybrids and all-electric models. BMW has been manufacturing electric cars since 1994 and is currently the third-largest producer of electric vehicles in the world.
BYD Auto Co., Ltd
BYD Auto is a Chinese automaker that was founded in 2003. The company is best known for its line of all-electric cars, which include the BYD e6 and the BYD Qin.
The Renault-Nissan Alliance is a French-Japanese automaker that was founded in 1999. The alliance produces a wide range of electric cars, including hybrids and all-electric models. Renault-Nissan is currently the largest producer of electric vehicles in the world.