Wondering if an electric car is right for you? Discover more about electric cars and what makes them go.
Before even thinking about whether to buy a Hybrid or Electric Vehicle, every prospective owner should want to know what they are and how they work.
Electric and Hybrid vehicles can be split into a few main types, best summarised into:
What are the pros of buying an electric car?
Low fuel consumption
Pure electric vehicles are tax exempt
Zero emissions that are harmful to the environment
Fewer moving parts can equate to less need for maintenance
Overall, research estimates that EVs work out less expensive to run over 60,000 miles
Batteries can be guaranteed for up to 8 years
What are the cons of buying an electric car?
The way you drive your car really affects how far you can go before re-charging
You may struggle to find a charging point whilst out and about and if someone else is there before you, you may have to wait
EVs can be more expensive to insure, as there is not a lot of information about the costs of servicing and repairs
There can be an element of "mileage anxiety" when you worry about if you will have enough charge to make it to the net convenient charging point
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