Despite running purely on electricity, pure electric cars still use many of spare parts of regular cars. In reality, it should be relatively easy, to convert a regular car into an electric model. There are conversion kits that can make your car runs purely on electricity or as a hybrid. However, the conversion task will still require some amount technical skill and knowledge.
You may refer to various websites that are devoted converting and maintaining electric cars. One big attraction of an electric car is the higher fuel efficiency. You should get better return to your money, since electricity costs are generally lower than gasoline prices. This is especially true, because less than 25 percent of gasoline energy is converted into the actual movement of the car.
Electric car has much higher efficiency, because it generates much less heat and there’s minimal friction between components. After a couple of years, you will discover the actual benefit of owning electric car and you will spend much less for operating the electric car.