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10, Did you know that the average American daily out - and commute less than 30 miles is? With many electric vehicles (EVs) has a range of more than 70 miles a charge they are a reliable and convenient way for Americans, to get from point to point b A for longer trips can a plug-in hybrid EV with an internal combustion engine a good alternative secure be. Both help reduce our dependence on foreign oil, and contribute to a cleaner environment. See the energy 101: video of electric vehicles.
9. The electric vehicle market is growing faster than you might think. More than 7,000 plug - in and all-electric vehicles were sold in October 2012 - so that it the highest monthly electric car sales, date.
8. Currently, there are 13 EV models on the market, and the number continues to rise. Model years 2013 and 2014 will be the manufacturer expected to at least 18 new plug-in hybrid and fully electric vehicles, including the 2014 Chevrolet spark EV and 2013 Fiat 500e both were debut - this week introduced at the Los Angeles Auto Show 2012. The complete history, see the blog post of energy.
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