What Makes Electric Cars Different From Gas-Powered Vehicles Explained

Fri, Aug 12, 2016 2,333

Electric vehicles are rising in popularity, and might take the reins from gas-powered ones as the top-selling cars in the U.S. someday.

There are plenty of advantages to puchasing an EV, including reduced energy costs and government incentives. But what makes the two types of cars different?

To see how EV motors compare to internal combustion engines, NESN Fuel spoke with UMass Lowell engineering student and former Tesla intern Amy Tibbetts. See the differences between the cars in the video above.