There is no doubt that electric vehicles will take over the auto marketplace soon, with some predictions saying electric vehicles are set to take over by 2025. We all know the facts and figures on what makes them better than vehicles with internal combustion engines from the environmental impact to the performance features, but do you know the basics of how an electric vehicle works?
The Zebra created this animated infographic to answer that exact question. It breaks down the basics of alternating and direct currents, the components of the drivetrain, and other aspects like regenerative braking and home charging.
If you don’t know the basics of how an electric vehicle works, this is a great place to start. Even if you know the main talking points, you may still learn a thing or two from this great infographic.