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Old 12-29-2012, 06:00 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I love seeing more of the EVs hit the streets, hopefully the battery prices can drop to make these cars more affordable.
I have to agree. The cost of battery is one of my problems when it comes to maintenance, the rest is so cool with the car.
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Old 02-05-2013, 08:08 PM   #12 (permalink)
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I wish battery technology was at the next level. Sigh..
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Old 02-25-2013, 09:37 AM   #13 (permalink)
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This is why electric cars presently make no sense to me. An electric that goes 70 miles on a charge is like a car with a 2 gallon tank. This person would drive 70 miles per day to work, five days a week. On a normal ecomony car this would cost 10 gallons a week, at $4 per gallon, $40 per week or $2000 per year. Over a 5 year life, this would cost $10,000. But an electric car costs a lot more than $10,000 more than it's gasoline counterpart. And I did not include the cost of the elctricity, nor the cost of a battery, which could be toast after 5 years, nor the fact that the electric could not be used on any long trips. On the other hand, A five year old Fit, is still a great car that will last a long long time. I'll keep my gen I Insight, thank you.
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