<p>Abstract – This paper shows an overview of the recent developments in the field of Electric Vehicles (EVs), the integration of EVs and Smart Cars, the battery technology and the power electronics in EVs.&nbsp;Over the past decades, the automotive industry has faced growing challenges, including environmental concerns and the finite amount of fuel resources that mainly includes petrol and diesel. In response to these challenges, Electric Vehicles (EVs) have emerged as sustainable alternative, promising reduced emissions and increased energy efficiency.