In 2010, we could count only 980 electric vehicles. Twelve years later, there are close to 805 000 criss-crossing our French roads, cities and villages. In a few years, the electric and rechargeable hybrid vehicles have imposed themselves in the automobile market. Their environmental qualities are not their only assets. Economic, reliable, pleasant and quiet, the electric car offers numerous advantages, which explain the surge in sales in the last 10 years.