List of electric cars
Unknown to many car enthusiasts, car manufacturers have been developing electric cars since decades ago. The list of electric cars (From A to Z) here is up to date (Aug 2012), showing more than 100 pure plug-in electric cars have been developed over the time. While some electric cars in the list have been discontinued due to impractical for the road conditions we have today, some already went into production and have more than 30,000 units sold globally, such as the Nissan Leaf. However, the list here also includes some electric concept cars without production intent, for example, the Nissan Townpod Concept.
AC Propulsion TZero – Discontinued.
Audi Urban Concept
BMW ActiveE – It’s an electric monster powered by a 168 hp electric motor under the hood.
BYD e6 – An electric MPV made by BYD Auto, delivers a range of 300 km (186 miles).
Chevrolet S10 EV
Chevrolet Spark EV
Citroën Berlingo Electrique (1999–2005)
Citroën C1 ev’ie
Citroën Saxo Electrique
CityEl three-wheeled EV
Coda Sedan – Coda isn’t a familiar car brand but the car delivers a range of 88 miles (142 km) and a combined fuel economy of 73 mpg equivalent.
Columbia ParCar Corp
Commuter Cars Tango
Detroit Electric (1907–1939)
EDay – One of the cheapest electric cars in the market that will go on sales in 2012 for less than $10,000.
Elcat (1985–2002, almost all vehicles in second-hand use)
Enfield 8000 (1971)
Fiat Panda Elettra
Ford Focus Electric – The Focus Electric has been in the market since 2011 and it received many good feedback from owners with a range of 76 miles (122 km) and combined fuel economy at 105 mpg equivalent.
Ford Ranger EV (1998–2003)
Ford Think Neighbor (2002)
General Motors EV1 Gen I (1996–1997) used VRLA batteries, Gen II (1999–2003) used NiMH batteries.
Global Electric Motorcars, LLC (GEM)
Henney Kilowatt (1958–1960)
Honda EV Plus
Honda Fit EV – First debut in the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show. The Honda Fit EV reappears again at the 2011 LA Auto Show and will be available in the market as 2013 model year.
Hyundai ix35 FCEV
Liberty Electric Cars
Malone TAZR – The Malone TAZR has a crazy motor fitted under the car hood that achieves a top speed of 176 kph (110 mph) and takes only 4 seconds from 0 to 60 mph (0–97 km/h).
Marussia – An electric sports car
Miles Electric Vehicles
Miles XS500 Electric Vehicle
Mini E – The Mini E has proved that electric technology can produce 200 hp with a range of 160 km (100 mi).
Mitsubishi i-MiEV – The i-MiEV delivers a range of 130 kilometres (80 mi), and a top speed of 130 kph (80 mph). Small and fun to drive around city. It also known as Peugeot iOn/Citroën C-ZERO in EU countries.
MM NmG – previously named Corbin Sparrow
Nissan Altra lithium-powered hatchback
Nissan Leaf – The Nissan Leaf is currently world’s first affordable electric car in the market.
Obvio! 828E and 012E
Oka NEV ZEV
Opel RAK e
Open – Yes, there is an electric car called Open.
Optimal Energy Joule
Peugeot 106 ev
Pivco City Bee
Quimera GT car – One of the fastest pure electric cars that has a top speed of 300 km/h.
Renault Fluence ZE – Powered by a 94 hp (70 kW) motor and has a maximum 226 Nm of torque.
Renault Kangoo Z.E.
Renault Twizy Z.E. – The Renault Twizy Z.E. was the top selling electric car in Europe during the first half of 2012. This is because the two-seater electric is capable to accelerate up to a top speed of 80 km/h and range is up to 100 km (62 mi). Although the top speed isn’t fast, it is very practical for city use.
REV 300 ACX
REVA – Made in India, Sold in the UK as the G-Wiz. Very common to see this car in London especially electric charging station.
Saab 9-3 ePower
Škoda/Tatra Beta (1994–1997)
Smart ED – Also called Smart Fortwo Electric Drive. It delivers a range of 110 km (68 mi) and takes four hours for 80% charged.
SSC Ultimate Aero EV – The non-EV version used to be one of the top ten fastest car in the world. Therefore, SSC will not make a slow electric Ultimate Aero. The SSC Ultimate Aero EV will be using a 1,000 hp (746 kW) electric motor and have a maximum of 1,100 Nm of torque enabling it to accelerate from 0-60mph in 2.5 seconds and reach a top speed of 208 mph (335 km/h). Fast electric car lovers, this is what you have been waiting for!
Star EV B48 and 48U-2
Studebaker Electric – a classic electric car produced from 1902 to 1912
Subaru Stella Electric Vehicle
Tesla Model S – currently it is the one among a few electric cars that comes with high-performance motor. The 85 kW.h AC motor is delivering 416 hp (310 kW) and 600 Nm of torque, making it comparable with cars such as the BMW 5-Series.
Tesla Model X
Th!nk City – One of the earliest electric cars in the market since 2008 but the production stopped in 2011 when Think Global filed for bankruptcy on June, 2011. However, it comes back again after Electric Mobility Solutions AS bought over the company and schedule to restart it with a better Think City.
Toyota FT-EV – It is small, cute, and easy-to-navigate, and ideal for someone who drives less than 50 miles a day.
Toyota RAV 4 EV
Toyota RAV4 EV
Twike – German-made three-wheeled electric EV.
Universal Electric Vehicle Corporation Electrum series Spyder, COM V-3
Volkswagen Golf CITYStromer
Volkswagen Jetta CITYStromer
Volteis X2 and X4
Volvo C30 Electric
Wheego Whip LiFe
Zytek Lotus Elise
List of electric cars
See also: list of car names. Please Contact Us and let us know if you find any electric cars missing from the list above.
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