Types of Land Rover Electric Vehicles

May 21st, 2018 by

Did you know there are three types of electric vehicles available ?

The new Range Rover PHEV will be arriving soon at JLR retailers. What to know about the differences between the various types of electric vehicles:

HYBRID ELECTRIC VEHICLES (HEV)

HEVs combine a traditional combustion engine with an electric motor, but the electric motor, but the electric-only range is very small because the battery is charged by the engine and regenerative braking. JLR offers this derivative in other markets, but has taken a different approach to electrification in North America.

PLUG-IN HYBRID ELECTRIC VEHICLES (PHEV)

PHEV, including the new Range Rover and Range Rover Sport models, combines an internal combustion engine and an electric motor (like a HEV). The main difference is a PHEV can also be charged from an external source of electricity, typically with a much larger battery than a HEV. This results ina greater range of driving on electricity.

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