Do you want to switch to an electric vehicle?Did you know that electric cars were first developed in the 1830s?Do you want to save money and help protect the environment too? Have you heard about the incentives offered by the government to electric car buyers? This book provides an overview of electric vehicles (EVs) beginning with their invention and early development in the early 19th century and reasons why their production was put on hold until modern times. Next you will learn about the many current advances in electric vehicles and how their batteries and technology function, the best reasons to choose EVs, EV charging stations with the best apps, what smart charging is, types of EV batteries, autonomous vehicles, government incentives for EVs, cost of charging EVs, social impact of EV, circular economy of EV, overall comparison between EV and internal combustion engine cars, understand the innovative technologies available for charging EVs, solar charging stations, battery swapping stations, and the future of EV. This helpful guide presents everything potential buyers need to know to make the best choice, considering important factors such as the cost of maintaining and operating an electric vehicle, and the potential challenges including the importance of checking the location of charging stations in your neighborhood and near your workplace. Get excited about taking advantage of the current incentives to make purchasing an electric vehicle even more economical. Lastly, get a sneak peek into the future of electric vehicles from Tesla Model S, Tesla Model 3, Tesla Model X, Kia e-Niro, Hyundai Kona Electric, Hyundai Ioniq Electric, Audi e-tron, Mercedes-Benz EQC, Jaguar I-Pace, Porsche Taycan, Nissan Leaf E+, Renault Zoe, BMW i3, and others.Dr. Taiwo Ayodele is a Lecturer, an Entrepreneur and an IT Consultant by profession. He is also an expert in Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning, and Intelligent Systems. He is a consultant in Future Transportation and Sustainable Development (Advisor), as well as author of many books, academic journal articles and conference papers and proceedings.