Hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs), and battery electric vehicles rely on different battery recharging technologies to power controllers and the vehicle’s traction drive.
It should be obvious that the future of transportation will be electric vehicles (EVs). As countries turn away from internal combustion engine vehicles, the most aggressive outlooks see EVs making up one-third of the global car fleet by 2040—with...
All-electric semis are making inroads toward hauling loads. Waymo’s truck is self-driving and getting ready for a test run. Meanwhile, Tesla’s all-electric semi (not self-driving) is hauling batteries from the company’s Nevada plant to California.
Automobile manufacturers in Europe and Asia are getting their electric SUVs ready, from the U.K.’s Jaguar unveiling its I-Pace SUV to South Korea’s Hyundai introducing its sub-compact Kona Electric SUV.