An electric motor operates an electric vehicle instead of fuel-generating internal combustion. This is a significant replacement of fuel-powered automobiles to address the problems of increasing pollution, global warming, etc.
As of 2021, the Delhi government will install 500 electric charging points across 100 locations under the EV policy. Not only Delhi, but the Union government announced rebates on taxes two years ago for individuals buying electric vehicles.
- It offers higher efficiency, up to 62%, compared to fuel-powered automobiles.
- Zero emissions and reduces pollution.
- It provides optimum driving performance along with low maintenance costs.
- While keeping in mind the Indian population’s dependency on fuel, electric vehicles will save 10% of CO2 emissions compared to petrol.
Take a look at the following disadvantages:
- It covers a limited travel distance.
- Electric vehicles take approximately 30 minutes to get fully charged.
- It is comparatively more expensive than fuel-powered vehicles.
Ideal for: It is usually ideal for areas where an adequate amount of charging stations are available. India plans to set 15,000 charging stations for electric vehicles.
Price: The price of electric cars range from 13.99 lakh to ₹2.04 crores. At the same time, The cost to charge your EV at stations ranges from ₹200 to ₹400.