An electric vehicle (EV), also referred to as an electric drive vehicle, uses one or more electric motors or traction motors for propulsion. Three main types of electric vehicles exist, those that are directly powered from an external power station, those that are powered by stored electricity originally from an external power source, and those that are powered by an on-board electrical generator, such as an internal combustion engine (a hybrid electric vehicle) or a hydrogen fuel cell. Electric vehicles include electric cars, electric trains, electric lorries, electric aeroplanes, electric boats, electric motorcycles and scooters and electric spacecraft. Proposals exist for electric tanks, diesel submarines operating on battery power are, for the duration of the battery run, electric submarines, and some of the lighter UAVs are electrically-powered.
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... mid April 2013, Chang spoke about Taiwan's young electric vehicle industry ... of manufacturing, marketing and distributing electric vehicles to general public ... However, he acknowledged the current stumbling blocks for common usage of electric vehicle, especially on the current technology and availability of the charging stations around Taiwan ...
... Serge Yoccoz is the electric vehicle project director ... In 2008 Renault-Nissan signed a deal to mass-produce electric cars for an initiative in Israel with Better Place, a US company developing new non-petroleum based ... Renault also collaborated with Better Place to produce a network of all-electric vehicles and thousands of charging stations in Denmark, planned to be operational by 2011 ...
... MIEV (Mitsubishi In-wheel motor Electric Vehicle) or MiEV (Mitsubishi innovative Electric Vehicle) ( /ˈmiːv/) is the name given by Japanese automaker ... encompasses all of Mitsubishi Motors’s electric drive systems work, including lithium-ion batteries, in-wheel motors and other technologies related ... series of lithium-ion batteries to power electric motors located in the wheels ...
... These vehicles have a low top speed (like most scooters) and may not be street-legal without restrictions ... They are known as quadricycles in Europe and as Neighborhood Electric Vehicles (NEVs) in the US ... a two-seater electric car with a 20 HP electric motor ...
... writing career, Bell also became interested in electric vehicles ... After converting a VW beetle to electric with a conversion kit, she began building, racing, repairing, designing and racing electric cars ... From 1992 to 1999 also became the editor of the Electric Auto Association's (a nationwide US electric car club) monthly newsletter, Current Events ...
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