Drivers are no longer faced with the 50/50 choice of picking petrol or diesel when purchasing a car, with many types of alternative fuelled vehicles available today.

British motor retail dealership Motorparks has produced an infographic which takes a look at various alternative fuel vehicles. The graphic reveals that electric- and hydrogen-powered concept cars were actually first revealed in the early 19th century, while also detailing the technology behind vehicles powered by biodiesel, compressed natural gas and ethanol.

View the infographic in full below and learn not only the history of alternative fuel vehicles, but also what motorists can look forward to in regard to the technology in the months and years ahead.

The future of Alternative fuels - v2