What are ‘mild hybrid’, ‘full hybrid’, ‘plug-in hybrid’ and ‘pure-electric’ cars?

THE MOTORING landscape is rapidly changing, and there is now a bootful of terms to describe how different types of vehicle are powered; terms that didn’t exist a couple of decades ago. Pure-electric, plug-in hybrid, mild hybrid, full hybrid, extended-range electric — a lot of words that sound like they mean similar things. However, when … Continue reading What are ‘mild hybrid’, ‘full hybrid’, ‘plug-in hybrid’ and ‘pure-electric’ cars?