According to energy.gov, on average, fueling a car with electricity is roughly the same as gas at $1/gallon, thanks to EV’s performance efficiency and the lower cost of electricity. Electricity prices are also far more stable than gasoline prices, allowing drivers to avoid the risk of future price spikes.
According to nrdc.org, EVs powered by the grid currently produce 54 percent less carbon pollution than gasoline cars, which could grow to 71 percent by 2050 as our power supply gets cleaner.
According to lung.org, despite working improvements, too many people in the U.S. live where the air is unhealthy for them to breathe. EVs produce no emissions, resulting in cleaner air for our world!
Our addiction to imported oil has huge national security implications. According to greenlifestylechanges.com, the U.S. spends nearly a half-billion dollars on foreign oil every day, mostly for transportation. Every time you fill up your car with gasoline, you’re sending a check to foreign nations. Switching to EV can help you save dollars and use your money to benefit the local economy instead.
Research suggests that most EV drivers charge their vehicles at home, which means EVs never require a trip to the gas station. EVs also have fewer moving parts than fuel powered vehicles. There’s no engine, transmission, spark plugs, valves, fuel tank, tailpipe, distributor, starter, clutch, muffler, or catalytic converter. The are also no oil changes and maintenance costs are much lower.
Plug-in vehicles offer a quiet, smooth and powerful ride. An electric completely changes the experience of getting onto a fast-moving highway.