Pure electric vehicles

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Pure electric vehicles run on an electric motor powered by a battery 100% of the time.

At the moment, most pure electric vehicles on the market offer a range of around 100 miles, though many offer more.

You can charge a pure electric vehicles directly from a normal plug socket, but to speed up recharging times there are also fast and rapid chargers available.

On the road, pure electric vehicles only need a single gear, giving very even acceleration and deceleration.

As they rely entirely on electricity for power there’s no tailpipe emissions. And with none of the heavy and noisy components of a traditional engine, they’re extremely quiet.

Most electric vehicles also have their batteries in the floor, resulting in a low centre of gravity and excellent handling.

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