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Want To Buy A New Car For Free In 10 Years? Buy An Electric Car Today

September 30th, 2018 | by Michael Barnard

The report is another data point showing that a family's total cost of ownership of electric cars is better than for gasoline or diesel vehicles. And with all of the other benefits — including health, much lower greenhouse gas emissions and typically greater safety — it's not hard to see that the shift to electric cars will only accelerate


Electric Vehicles Have Lowest Total Cost Of Ownership, Study Finds

February 5th, 2018 | by Guest Contributor

It’s no secret that electric vehicles carry higher sticker prices than comparable legacy vehicles (although it’s debatable whether any gas-burner is truly “comparable” to an EV, especially a Tesla). Of course, as any EV booster will tell you, the difference in purchase price is offset by savings on fuel and maintenance, as well as the various tax breaks and incentives that are available


UBS: Chevy Bolt Powertrain $4,600 Cheaper Than Thought, Tesla Model 3 Likely To Be Profitable

May 20th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

Analysts for UBS have torn apart a perfectly good Chevy Bolt to see how it is put together. What they found led them to make this rather startling announcement: the “total cost of consumer ownership [of electric cars] can reach parity with combustion engines from 2018." Notice that doesn't mean an electric car and a conventional car will cost the same to buy new. It means they will cost the same to own, figuring in maintenance, cost of fuel, insurance, and all the other factors that are part of the total cost of ownership


Electric Vehicle: Cost of Electricity

October 9th, 2011 | by Breath on the Wind

There is a growing interest in Electric Vehicles with many vehicles being offered and planned for future release. The uninspired and those who may be in the employ of the Koch Machine will long and loudly rail against the EV for its status as a ZEV. But at ground level, especially in difficult economic times it is the vehicle's cost that will motivate mass adoption of electric cars



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