5 October 2021 ·

Your Top Mazda Electric Car Questions Answered

White Mazda MX-30

More and more electric vehicles are joining the road, and all-electric vehicles are the newest evolution in this exciting mobility revolution. Are you impressed by the advantages offered by electric vehicles (EV), but have not yet owned or driven one. Is an EV on your shopping list or quite simply do you want to know what all the fuss is about. Here are some FAQ's and the answers! 

HOW DO I CHARGE MY MX-30 ELECTRIC?

Getting your Mazda MX-30 Electric charged is as simple as plugging in. You can use the included portable AC charger by plugging into a power point at home. For faster charging, ask your Mazda Dealer about home wall box chargers. Your Mazda Dealer can also supply a charging cable for topping up at public charge stations which use DC fast chargers for the most rapid charging possible.

HOW DOES AN ELECTRIC CAR WORK?

Electric cars drive the wheels solely with an electric motor which gets its energy from a rechargeable battery. The battery can be charged from a normal power point with a portable charger, from a home or public AC charger or from a public DC fast charger.

WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF ELECTRIC CARS?

Electric cars have been created to reduce the reliance on fossil-based fuels such as gasoline. In using electricity, they don't directly emit harmful gases into the atmosphere.

WHAT IS A MILD HYBRID CAR?

While a traditional hybrid car drives the wheels with a combustion engine, an electric motor or both, a Mild Hybrid drives the wheels with a combustion engine with assistance from a starter-generator that stores and retrieves energy from a battery. This battery is used to power electrical systems and provide additional torque.

WHAT ARE THE ADVANTAGES OF A MILD HYBRID CAR?

Mild Hybrid cars reduce emissions compared to a combustion engine. The system is also easier to fit with to combustion engine, meaning it’s more cost effective than a full hybrid car.