You already know that electric cars and hybrid cars work differently from their fossil fuel companions. There’s no four-stroke metal heart that’s combusting petrol and dumping greenhouse gases into the atmosphere, of course. Hybrid cars still retain the internal combustion engine, but they combine it with an electric motor and battery to reduce fuel consumption and emissions.
So how do hybrid and electric cars work? Let’s talk about that -- along with how long it takes to charge, where you can charge it, and if you can charge your car at home -- in this article.