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Published on August 30th, 2012 | by Chelsea


EV Low Operating Costs Make EVs Cheaper, Especially Useful for Fleet Operators

August 30th, 2012 by  

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Sticker shock gets even the best of us, but a report from Pike Research says the low cost of electric vehicle charging, compared to traditional fuel, brings the total cost of ownership of electric vehicles below that of internal combustion engine vehicles!

Senior research analyst Lisa Jerram said electric battery vehicles have seen a resurgence recently, especially from fleet operations. One concern for fleet managers, though, is the cost of charging equipment.

Check out the full report here.

Source: Business Wire
Image: Ford Focus Electric via Ford 


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is a former newspaper reporter who has spent the past few years teaching English in Poland, Finland and Japan. When she wasn't teaching or writing, Chelsea was traveling Europe and Asia, sampling spicy street food along the way.

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