Choosing An Electric Car In UK Offers Huge Financial Savings

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 19 May 2020 05:07:36 +0000

In December, I published exclusive insight from a Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) study showing that, thanks to policy changes in the UK, consumers and businesses could save thousands or tens of thousands of pounds by switching to an electric car

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Electric Vehicles Are Cleaner Than Gasoline Vehicles (New Fact Sheet)

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Mon, 18 May 2020 03:47:36 +0000

Driving an electric vehicle (EV) results in less global warming emissions than the average gasoline-fueled vehicle. As the US electricity grid gets cleaner (by shifting away from coal and adding solar and wind power), the benefits of EVs compared with gasoline vehicles will continue to grow

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Electric Vehicle Ownership: Purchasing vs. Leasing

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 28 Dec 2019 06:44:54 +0000

For our new report, Electric Car Drivers: Demands, Desires & Dreams (2019), we investigated whether EV drivers bought their cars new, bought them used, or leased them. The split was interesting. We then dug in deeper as well, for the first time ever, to learn a bit more about the cars they replaced, and why they went electric

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EV Ownership + Rooftop Solar Ownership — New Report & Charts

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 26 Dec 2019 04:53:54 +0000

We were curious whether EV ownership/leasing correlated with rooftop solar panel ownership, and also whether driving an EV encouraged people to drive more efficiently or even conserve energy more at home, so we surveyed thousands of EV owners. Guess what the results were

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Top EV Benefits, EV Range Adequacy, Driving & Charging Frequency — New Report

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 21 Dec 2019 23:10:22 +0000

When asked for the top reasons the EV drivers got their cars, we got similar responses as in previous years. The largest portion of buyers in every group referenced the environmental benefits. As before, Tesla buyers in the various markets were more likely to select “fun & convenience” and “I love new tech” than other EV drivers

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Don’t Be A Dummy, Buy A Tesla Model 3 If You Value Your Family’s Safety!

Credit to Author: Paul Fosse| Date: Sun, 22 Sep 2019 16:30:39 +0000

A few days ago, we wrote about Tesla earning the Top safety score (TOP SAFETY PICK+) from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). I had publicly asked them last month why they hadn’t yet tested the car and was happy to get a reply that they were working on it. I’m not surprised how things turned out

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IIHS: Tesla Model 3 Earns Top Safety Score In All 8 Test Categories

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 19 Sep 2019 04:17:34 +0000

The Tesla Model 3 won the IIHS’s TOP SAFETY PICK+ award, which means that the car achieved the top score in all 8 test categories. You cannot get a better score. While this is a tremendous achievement, it’s also not surprising. The Model 3 already achieved the best safety score ever from the NHTSA, and we know that it is the safety leader due to abundant crumple zones, market-leading active safety features, extremely strong doors and a similarly strong roof, a low center of gravity that keeps the car stable, and tremendous traction control

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Cracking The Code Of What People Want In Electric Vehicles

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 15 Sep 2019 01:44:10 +0000

Cracking the code of what people want in their electric vehicles is not that complicated, even though analysts at Edmunds seem to think otherwise. In an article published by the San Diego Union Tribune, a market analyst at Edmunds said that electric car buyers “don’t seem to be EV fans, they seem to be Tesla fans.” She also said that, “It’s been really hard for any other company to crack the code of what people want in an EV.”

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My Car Expenses The 15 Years Before Tesla

Credit to Author: Paul Fosse| Date: Tue, 03 Sep 2019 01:49:37 +0000

I’ve had an obsession with financial software for some time, something that I probably inherited from my father. I remember when we got our first Apple II in 1978 and he used it for investments and budgeting. When he moved to an IBM PC (which I bought for him at a discount since I was an IBM employee from 1984 to 1998), he fell in love with Managing Your Money. I moved to Quicken in the mid 1990s. I’m trying to spend less time tracking my finances and more time writing, so I’m moving to more cloud-based methods of tracking my finances. But I noticed that I had 15 years of data on my auto spending available as part of this obsession. I didn’t have it easily tied to my 7 cars, but don’t think of this as a review of any car, but as a general survey of the fuel, maintenance, and repair cost for 7 cars over about 400,000 miles

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