Battery electric vehicles (BEV)
A battery electric vehicle (BEV) or pure electric vehicle is a type of electric vehicle (EV) that uses energy stored in rechargeable battery packs to power the engine of the car. Batteries are mostly lithim-ion batteries. First BEV model could do 100-150 km range, however nowadays BEV cars could do even more than 500 km range with one charger. The advantage of a battery electric vehicle is zero local pollution, silent and vibration-free driving, high torque, home charging, minimal maintenance and extemly cheap cost of operation.