How do I drive an electric vehicle?
Driving an electric vehicles will feel very familiar to drivers of automatic transmission vehicles. Because there’s no clutch or gears they’re ideal to drive in cities. Electric vehicles are almost silent and they are very enjoyable to drive.
How far you can go in an electric vehicle on one charge largely depends on how you drive the car. Driving the car in the most efficient way maximises the car’s range and ensures driver satisfaction.
Here are Energy Saving Trust’s top tips:
- Look ahead and conserve momentum
- Avoid harsh braking
- Watch your speed
- Use heating and air conditioning features effectively
More information is available in Energy Saving Trust’s Guide to Efficient driving in electric and low-emission vehicles.