Electric vehicles are the new generation of vehicles designed to save the climate. They are powered but electrically stored batteries and do not release fumes or sounds, giving the user calm rides. They have a smaller carbon footprint compared to gasoline-powered cars. Electric vehicles are easy to charge at home or in your workspace. They have fewer moving parts to maintain and hence have low running costs. Increasingly, people have become aware of electric vehicles because of their environmental impact compared to fuel-based motor vehicles.

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1. Porsche Taycan

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The Porsche Taycan is Porsche’s first-ever electric vehicle and has secured a place in the race for the best electric cars.  It is perfect for everyday use vehicles produced at Zuffenhausen.  Its striking fluid silhouette and chic look make you smile at first glance. Turbo models can reach 280 miles of range, and Turbo S models can hit 256 miles. It runs on a lithium battery with high voltage.  The car has an 800 V charging and charges from 5% to 80% just in 22 min.  Porsche Taycan has many advanced software and hardware features, including active air suspension (PASM), chassis control (DDCC), rear ante axle steering, and torque vectoring (PTV Plus).                                   

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Porsche Taycan has a timeless and instantly recognizable design with good proportions.  One can effortlessly travel long-distance without a frequent need to stop and charge. The spacious interior has a GT multi-functional steering wheel, a deep sporty seating position, and two large luggage compartments.  With its advanced cockpit and curved display, the electric car focuses on tailor-made comfort as well as state-of-the-art technology. Porsche Taycan certainly provides an electrifying driving experience that will last forever.  

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2. Audi E-Tron

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Audi e-Tron is an electric vehicle where function meets aesthetic, and progress meets power.  The unique design boots the intensity to achieve up to 637 HP and exhilarate launch control.  With 800V technology, it charges from 5% to 80% in 23 minutes.  It has a magnified swiftness allowing easy handling and stability all the time.  Each feature of the car enhances its performance.  It has a reliable router planner that pinpoints charging stations along the route.  The e-Tron has an all-wheel driving system that powers each axle, accordingly, providing friction.  

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The design comprises a flat underbody that flows into a broad diffuser and an adaptive air suspension that completes aerodynamic optimization.  Aseptically design matrix LED headlights to complete its elegant look.    The interior of this vehicle provides luxurious leather sports seats with 14-way power adjustments.  It boosts the driver’s confidence and elevates his performance with flat-bottom steering and head-up display.  The car has ambient lighting and customizable color schemes connecting to the mood.  The numerous sensors fit in, give a sense of surroundings. Audi – E-Tron also pays homage to sporting heritage with interesting optional features.

3. Hyundai Ioniq 5

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Hyundai ioniq 5 launched itself into the market with a vision of home away from home.  It has the world’s first patented multi-charging system that supports both 400 V & 800 V charging.  It is the thread connecting the past, present, and futures of the Hyundai cars.  The vehicle to load to function is both in and out of it.  While the in-car provides rear seats with a supply of 3-6 kwh charge, the out car allows you to charge electric devices even when turned off. The electric vehicle has a sporty silhouette, and the sharp and clean line gives it a sleek look.  The front and rear lights, as well as the wheels, feature parametric pixels. 

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The interior is one of its kind having a magnetic dashboard and two 12.25” integrated displays.  It has a 350 KW DC charger that goes from 10-80% in min and has a range of 100 KW with a charge of 5 min.  The car has an ideal weight distribution between the front-rear wheels. Hyundai ioniq 5 has taken the concept of sustainability of electric vehicles a step further. The automobile uses eco-friendly material and nature-inspired colors to sink in.  Dashboards and steering wheels are coated with oil-based bio paint.  Reused plastic bottles make the fabric of seats and door armrests.   It is transportation transforming lives.  

4. Tesla S Plaid

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Tesla is one of the car companies that are always the talk of the town.  It has launched an electric transportation car, Tesla Model S plaid, in 2017, and it has been tough competition to the others.  It has a top speed of over 200 mph and goes to 0-60 mph in two seconds. It can go for a whopping 405 miles and spend less time on charging. The car allegedly travels the highest in a single charge. Model S plaid has high strength architecture, a floor-mounted battery, and low rollover risk.  The thermal architecture reduces the charging time, which gives the car more power and endurance.  It is the highest-performing sedan with the quickest range.                     

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Detail-oriented and maintaining elegant proportions indoors and out, the car is a masterpiece. The interiors are clean-conditioned and very well ventilated.  With its ample legroom and wireless charging armrests, the rear cabin can accommodate three adults. The car comes with a wireless controller for in-car gaming and an audio system of 960 watts with noise-canceling capabilities.  It has storage at the front and rear with an option to flat-fold seats.  The car shows a staggering performance with focused wheels that transfer power to the road. Tesla Model S plaid has an autopilot option as well.

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5. Lucid Air

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Lucid Air is the new era of spatial efficiency and comfort. The car is inspired by the elegant shape of an aircraft, creating clean and sharp lines. It has incredible horsepower and can go up to 520 miles with a single charge. In a span of 20 min of charging, the car goes up to 300 miles. It can go from 0-60kmph in a matter of 2.5 seconds. Lucid Air has invented LEAP using a miniaturized power train that gives extra space.  The car’s design frees itself from the rules of traditional automotive architecture and adapts modern features. Lucid Air is thoughtful craftsmanship, and every aspect is seamless.    

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With its flawless finish and platinum polish on the roof trim, it redefines what a luxury sedan can be. The rear cabin includes a massage seat, as well as a see-through canopy and room for three adults to sit comfortably. A four-times larger trunk is what makes it distinctive from other vehicles. The car has an invisible copilot and advanced driver assistance with 32 sensors. Every feature is drafted seamlessly so that every interaction feels effortless.

6. Halo Board

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A hoverboard is an electric vehicle with two wheels that sit next to each other. Known as a self-balancing board, it is a vehicle that can easily be carried. A hoverboard is controlled by twisting and turning the feet. Leaning backward and forwards regulates the movement. Though it takes time for a new user to get accustomed to it, hoverboards are too difficult to learn once you understand the technique. The first hoverboards appeared at the 2007 Summer Olympics.

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One of the best hoverboards on the market is the Halo Board, designed and manufactured in the USA. It is a clean, dynamic design with solid construction all around. The halo board is safe and reliable. It has a 154vh battery that takes the board up to 10 miles on a single charge. The electric vehicle has two powerful LED headlamps that increase visibility around cars. The fenders to the side of the boards help to prevent scratches. The Halo board has an indestructible aluminum frame and non-flat 8.5’’ tires with wheel guards. It has splendid roll-over power and can move in all-terrain.

7. Inmotion V5F

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Electric unicycles are single-wheel electric vehicles. It has a single wheel, and a foot lays on either side. Electric unicycles are light and compact. They are easy to carry and store. One stands on the unicycle as they drive around, and the feet control the movement. Electric unicycles are personal vehicles with good speed and mobility. They are perfect for small stature rides or for those who desire portability. Unicycles have a steep learning curve.

An electric unicycle from Inmotion, the V5F has a sleek and sophisticated look with a glossy finish, giving it a sporty appearance in black and red. The unicycle has a battering range of 20-25 miles with a 15mph top speed. V5F is very lightweight and ultra-portable. The size of the wheel is 14’’ and has a solid grip pedal on either side. Inmotion app gives audio warnings to prevent users from pushing those limits. It has intelligent front and rear lights and is one of the best personal transportations to use in the night. It is easy to wheel in and out, jump and carry with the anti-spin button feature. The inmotion V5F looks and feels like the Ferrari of unicycles.

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8. Ninebot eKick scooter

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Segways are most frequently associated with electric transportation.  With a Segway, you stand on two wheels while using a handlebar to keep your hand steady. Segways give good balance and are safer to travel. The handlebars control the movement and provide friction. Compared to other ways of personal transport this is easier to learn. The major drawback of segways is they are large and heavy, making them very hard to carry.

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Ninebot e Kick scooter F30 is a Segway designed for comfort and endurance. It is crafted with a high-tension steel frame with comprehensive protection preventing deformation. With a 10-inch diameter pneumatic tire, it has an 18.6-mile range per charge. It has a motorized front brake with an electric regenerative rear brake that provides increased stability.  The tires have an anti-skid water groove surface for riding even in puddles, and they feature a polymer lining and wear-resistant tread for safety and durability. Ninebot eKick has a high-power heat dissipation force increasing the life of the motor. It is a bionic design with a comfortable grip feeling, no residual sweat, and a sleek modern look.

9. One Wheel Pint   

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One wheel is an entirely different style of electric skateboard. It is one large wheel with a platform built around it. The large wheel provides the versatility to travel most terrains and even in the mud with no difficulty. It allows maneuverability. One wheel comes with built-in lights that provide safety and a brightened path. The one wheel is for short distances, not advisable for long trips. It is large and has an awkward shape making it difficult to carry around.  

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Unlike other one-wheels, the one-wheel pint is smaller in size. It is just 27’’ long.  It can be taken on a bus ride, your coffee shop, or put under your desk. The Pint has a range of 6-8 miles and a top speed of 16 mph. Its three main features include a mag handle, light bar, and battery strip in the footrest. The simple stop dismount technology enables novice riders to learn to ride quickly and boost their confidence. It is the first wheel with customizable color fenders, bumpers, and handles. It uses hyper care TM motor technology, giving the user a smooth, powerful ride experience. The one-wheel pint is a chic design that is fun, light, and affordable.

10. Renault Twizy

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Renault twizy is an electric quadricycle that has found a place in urban mobility. It is a unique machine that is somewhere between a moped and a car. It gets its name by linking twin and easy as twinzy. Twin, since it is a two-seater shared mobility, and it is easy to use and handle. It is specifically designed for an urban context and is not authorized to drive on highways. The electric vehicle reaches up to 80km on one charge. It is easy to recharge with any socket in the house and has 7kWh battery charges entirely in 3.5 hours. Safety and comfort are crucial considerations in the design of the interior.

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Twizy is easy to park and exit with the scissors doors that open vertically. The interior houses an econometer that indicates energy consumption. It has a stiff suspension with plenty of grips. The quadricycle has many storage spaces available, including a 55l trunk. The absence of exhaust fumes and noise offers a peaceful drive to the user. The twizy is a quirky, extroverted, impractical way to show green credentials. The twizy does look like it dropped from a futuristic science fiction movie.

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