HYBRID & ELECTRIC VEHICLES

There's a lot of information about electric vehicles out there. And trying to choose a vehicle to fit your lifestyle isn't easy. That's why at Desmond Motors Limited we've put together all the facts you need to help you choose the vehicle that's right for you. Ford plans to release 16 fully electric vehicles within a global portfolio of 40 electrified vehicles by 2022. Our all-new fully-electric performance utility vehicle arrives in 2020 with a targeted range of 300 miles.





What's the difference?

Electric cars come in various types for different usage scenarios, like short local trips or a long daily commute. Once you understand what makes them different, it's easier to see which vehicle would fit your lifestyle best.


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MILD HYBRID (MHEV)

A small electric motor that helps improve efficiency versus a conventional internal combustion engine. Mild Hybrid vehicles have two sources of power that work together - a conventional engine and a battery driven electric motor. The electric motor does not power the car. It simply assists it.


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HYBRID (HEV)

Hybrid vehicles have two sources of power. They can automatically switch between conventional mode, pure electric mode (for short distances) or use both to power the vehicle as needed.



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PLUG-IN HYBRID (PHEV)

Plug In. Charge up. Improves efficiency versus a mild hybrid or hybrid engine. Plug-in Hybrids have the two sources of power like a hybrid, but with a larger high voltage battery, enabling you to drive longer distances on all-electric power.


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ALL-ELECTRIC (BEV)

100% Electric. Just charge it up and go. All-Electric cars are powered by electricity alone. This means they have to be charged before you can drive.