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Electric Vehicles 101

Intellimeter Canada Inc.
Publication date:
May 13, 2020
Article Summary: 

The article "Electric Vehicles 101" provides an introduction to electric vehicles (EVs) and the key components of their infrastructure. The article explains how EVs work, the types of EVs available, and the benefits of using them.

The article starts by defining electric vehicles and how they differ from traditional gasoline-powered vehicles. It then goes on to explain the various types of EVs, such as battery electric vehicles (BEVs), plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs), and hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs). The article also covers the benefits of using EVs, including their environmental impact, fuel efficiency, and lower maintenance costs.

Next, the article discusses the infrastructure required to support EVs, such as charging stations and the electricity grid. The article explains the different types of charging stations, including Level 1, Level 2, and DC fast charging, and the amount of time it takes to charge an EV at each level. It also discusses the importance of a reliable and robust electricity grid to support the growing demand for EVs.

Finally, the article covers some of the challenges and barriers to widespread adoption of EVs, such as range anxiety, lack of charging infrastructure, and higher upfront costs compared to traditional gasoline-powered vehicles. The article concludes by highlighting the potential for EVs to transform the transportation sector and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Overall, "Electric Vehicles 101" provides a useful introduction to the basics of electric vehicles and their infrastructure, making it a valuable resource for anyone interested in learning more about this exciting and rapidly evolving field.


Electric Vehicles, EVs, Environment, Battery Systems, Charging Options, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Air Quality, Cost Savings, Electricity, Fuel Source, Smart Meters, Energy Usage.

Source Citation: 
Intellimeter Canada Inc.
Electric Vehicles 101
May 13, 2020
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