100 Questions about Electric Vehicles

By David Herron

Why do people compare electric cars to gas cars when electric cars have no onboard energy source?

The 100+ years of mutual experience with gasoline powered cars has taught us to trust gasoline. This question demonstrates just one of the ways we collectively believe in gasoline over all other fuels.

What's the mechanism behind electric cars since they don't use fuel?

We collectively have 100+ years experience with cars being fueled with gasoline, and therefore understandably most of us think the only means to drive a vehicle is with gasoline or diesel or ethanol. Electric motors can be very powerful, and can perform just as well as vehicles powered by a liquid fuel. What makes a vehicle move is Energy. Energy comes in many forms, not just liquid fuels burned in an internal combustion engine.
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