Do You Know Battery Electric Vehicles Are Different From Hybrid Electric Vehicles?Battery Electric Vehicle: A Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) or simply an electric vehicle (EV) is a type of vehicle that runs on batteries like e-rickshaws, e-bikes, e-scooters, e-motorbikes, e-cars, e-buses, and e-trucks. EVs use electricity stored in a battery pack to run the motor which moves the vehicle and must be plugged into a charging station or wall outlet to charge. Currently, in India Mahindra Electric and Tata Motors are the only makers of electric cars while in two-wheelers segment there are more players like Hero Electric, Ather Energy, Okinawa, Jitendra EV, and Avan Motors.Hybrid Electric Vehicles: A Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) on the other hand runs on the fossil fuel combustion engines and also have a small electric motor attached with it. The electric motor helps to increase the efficiency of the fuel burnt by these vehicles in terms of the distance traveled per litre of fuel by switching to electric mode at low speeds. In hybrid technology, Toyota and Honda are popular names producing hybrid cars in India.