Electric vehicles have exploded in popularity recently, and for good reason. The technology has advanced to a point where many electric car models are now affordable for the average person.
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Electric vehicles contribute fewer greenhouse gases vs. traditional gas-powered cars. Let’s talk about it.
Electric vehicles are destined to become the future of transportation in the United States, and no company is doing more for the industry than Tesla Motors.
Evidence is growing that electric vehicles are at least as safe as conventional ones, with two more vehicles that run exclusively on battery power earning safety awards from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. In addition, an updated analysis of insurance data shows injury claims are substantially less frequent for electric vehicles.
Electric vehicles do not require as much maintenance as gas-powered ones since they don’t need oil changes or air-filter replacements. If maintained according to the automakers’ recommendations, electric vehicle maintenance can cost $330 less than a gas-powered car per year.
On average, car insurance for an electric vehicle is about 23% more expensive than the cost for the equivalent internal combustion engine model.
The actual increase (or decrease) will depend on the car you're driving now, and other factors such as your driving history and coverage selected.
The basic difference between a hybrid and an electric vehicle is that an electric car runs exclusively on electric energy stored in a battery, while a hybrid car runs on a combination of electricity and conventional fuel.
Most of today's electric vehicles have a driving range-per-charge between 50 to 330 miles. If your daily commute is under 250 miles per day, there is likely an affordable EV model that will fit your needs.