Faced with tightening emissions standards, especially in Europe and China, the automotive industry is rapidly scaling-up its eMobility efforts.
In so doing manufacturers have a raft of technologies they can call upon:
- Mild hybrid electric vehicles (MHEV)
- Hybrid electric vehicles (HEV)
- Plugin hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV)
- Battery electric vehicles (BEV)
But which architecture is best suited to the task?
Each of these solutions has its own challenges and benefits, which automakers need to weigh up within the context of constantly evolving emissions standards, customer acceptance and corporate strategy.
What electric cars do manufacturers bring to market?