What to Look for in an Electric Vehicle in 2021

2020 is a year that has seen exponential development of the electric vehicle. Despite the interruption by Covid-19, EV production has hit milestone after milestone, coming a long way from its position at the start of the year. The market has faced a lot of growth, with an increased development range that resulted in an increased number of brands available from 10 to 100 with more emerging options. The market currently has an excess of electric vehicle categories, including battery-electric vehicles, plug-in hybrids, and hybrid electric vehicles. 

Battery electric vehicles are vehicles fully running on power from the vehicle’s electric battery pack. Plug-in hybrids include a shared drivetrain between an internal combustion engines with a battery charged electric motor. Likewise, hybrid electric vehicles have an electric motor and internal combustion engine with a regenerative charged electric motor.  As a buyer looking for an excellent electric car, you have a range of options and dealerships, including the Volkswagen ID3, entries from Citroen, Opel, and Peugeot. There is still an additional entry by Ford in the form of the Ford Mustang Mach-E that stunned the automotive scene. 

Other entries in the battery electric vehicles are releases from Honda, Lexus, and Mazda. Likewise, Volkswagen has announced the novel release of its subsidiary company Cupra as well as an additional release from MG Motors. MG plans to have its release target the Irish market come 2021. Additional plans include Toyotas EV releases in the form of its famed RAV-4 in EV form, a major departure from previous ICE dependent releases for the RAV-4 lineup. Audi has a scheduled release of its Sportback EV. Exceptional news includes plans by Mercedes and Toyota to add up their BEV lineup with additional models. 

Other highlights include potential releases for this year. These include vehicle entries for sports types like the coupe, crossovers, estates, lift backs, saloons, people carriers, and sports utility vehicles. Expected BEV models per brand for 2021 include Audi e-Tron Quatro 50, BMW i3, Mini Cooper, Citroen C4, Honda e, Hyundai Ioniq, Jaguar I-Pace, Kia Niro, Lexus UX, Mazda MX-30, Mercedes Benz EQC, the Nissan Leaf, the Opel Corsa, the Peugeot 208, Renault Zoe, Tesla Model 3, Tesla Model x, Tesla Model X, Volkswagen ID.3. There is an extensive range of products from the EV range. The electric vehicle market has offered an ample provision for 2020 and has more promise for 2021. EV experts believe that the future of electric vehicle manufacturing is bound to improve from here.