The number of electric cars on the road has more than doubled over the last three years

Electric cars that can cover more distance, are more aesthetically pleasing, and give drivers flexibility are contributing the rapid growth, as is an increase in the number of charging points.

Although there's a ways to go before the world is all-electric, this chart from Statista shows that the number of e-vehicles on the roads is growing quickly: The number tripled from 2013 to 2015, and then doubled from 2015 to 2017.

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