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An electric car is an automobile that uses an electric motor for propulsion, in place of more common propulsion methods such as the internal combustion engine (ICE). Electric cars are usually powered by on-board battery packs, and as such are usually battery electric vehicles (BEVs). Although electric cars often give good acceleration and have generally acceptable top speed, the lower specific energy of production batteries available in 2010 compared with fossil fuels means that electric cars have relatively low range between charges, and recharging can take significant lengths of time. For shorter range commuter type journeys, rather than long journeys, electric cars are practical forms of transportation and can be inexpensively recharged overnight. Longer range journey options are currently being pursued by installing battery swapping station infrastructure throughout several pilot cities such as Tokyo. Electric cars have the potential of significantly reducing city pollution by...
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