Summary 6: Electric Cars Around the Globe
Conventional cars, which use gasoline are highly polluted, are now beginning to less desirable. The oil price rises, the reserves of irreplaceable oil are consumed, and exhaust fumes hamper life in urban are factors that make electric cars becoming more attractive. Lately, in Europe and in Asia, electric cars have grown in popularity. Electric recharging stations were built in many cities, and the government of China has offered monetary incentives to the electric car companies and people who purchase the electric cars. More recently, the auto companies in North America improve the sophisticated electric cars which can travel 300 miles on a single charge and accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 3.7 seconds. They are marketing electric cars in Europe, as commuter cars. The design of many of this car is innovative: some are made of light materials and have only two seats. The electric cars will help to reduce carbon emissions and environmentally friendly.