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Electric car in parking lot ''charge port'', California. Unlike hybrid cars, electric vehicles use grid electricity as their sole source of power. Cars using lead-acid batteries have a range of 50 miles, while new electric cars using NiMH or Li-ion batteries last for up to 180 miles. Most electric vehicles have a maximum speed of about 60-80mph.
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