Frequently Asked Questions

General Questions

  1. Where is the car made?
  2. Is this an Australian car company if everything is made overseas?
  3. Are there any government rebates or subsidies for purchasing an electric car in Australia?
  4. How did you come up with the idea for evMe?
  5. I want to add a link to the evMe website from my website, do you have any graphics?

Electric and Hybrid Cars

  1. What is an EV?
  2. What's the difference between an EV and a hybrid?
  3. What' is a "plug-in hybrid"?
  4. What are the benefits of driving an electric car?
  5. How is an electric car different from a ‘normal car’?
  6. Is an electric car a compromise in performance compared to its oil burning cousin?
  7. Do electric cars still need oil?

About evMe

  1. How is evMe different from other electric cars?
  2. What body types are available?
  3. Are there any plans to develop a larger family sedan or small bus?
  4. How fast can evMe go?
  5. How far can evMe drive between charges?
  6. What is regenerative braking?
  7. Does the car have thousands of batteries like some electric cars and does this mean the luggage space is taken up with batteries?
  8. What kind of transmission does evMe have?
  9. How do you change gears in evMe?
  10. Can evMe use solar power?
  11. How many solar panels do you need to charge evMe?
  12. Can evMe be customised?

Batteries and Charging

  1. How do you recharge the car’s battery pack?
  2. How long is the charge cable?
  3. How long does the battery take to recharge?
  4. What is RapidCharge?
  5. Is there an optimal time (financially) during the day for recharging?
  6. How safe is it to charge?
  7. What happens if a child sticks something in the end of the charge port?
  8. How long do the batteries last?
  9. What happens when my car battery reaches the end of its life?
  10. What is the battery chemistry?
  11. Are there any toxic chemicals in the battery?

Service and Maintenance

  1. Will it be easy to insure and register evMe?
  2. Who will service evMe?
  3. How much service does evMe require?
  4. What maintenence does evMe require?