Whether or not you’re pursuing auto careers, it has been impossible to ignore the emerging trend towards electric cars. Motivated primarily by environmental and efficiency benefits, including reduced oil dependency, air pollution and engine noise, several carmakers have joined the race to produce an electric vehicle that excites consumers and offers cutting edge technology. Sales of electric vehicles have doubled each year since 2010 and could reach 1 million globally as soon as 2016.
This infographic highlights what you need to know about the electric cars available today, breaking it down into easily understandable parts that show how each key function operates together to deliver such incredible results. As electric cars become more popular, auto technician training is evolving to ensure that our mechanics of tomorrow have the necessary skills and knowledge to keep these cars running smoothly.