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Electric cars replace the internal combustion engine used in traditional automobiles with one or more electric motors powered by a series of batteries. Electric vehicles tend to have a shorter range and less power than i... More »

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Some benefits of electric cars are that electric cars emit lower emissions that harm the planet, have far better fuel economy that gas powered engines, and have a longer battery life, notes the United States Department o... More »

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GEM electric cars are eco-friendly, battery-powered multipurpose vehicles that run 100 percent on electricity. They are manufactured by Polaris Industries and are part of the GEM line of electric vehicles that the compan... More »

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Electric trains use electricity to power electric motors, driving their wheels and providing locomotion. The electricity comes from one of three sources. It is either delivered via an electrified third rail beneath the t... More »

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An internal combustion engine and a battery-powered electric engine combine to allow a hybrid car to run. Features of hybrid cars include improved fuel economy and increased power. More »

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Some cheap electric cars are the 2013 Chevrolet Volt, 2014 Ford Focus Electric, 2013 Nissan Leaf, 2013 Fiat 500e and the 2014 BMW 13. These cars are considered economical and are good for the environment. More »

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The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, or IIHS, gave the Top Safety Pick rating to Toyota Prius Plug-In, whereas the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, or NHTSA, gave five stars to Ford Focus Electric. ... More »

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