It’s Official — Consumer Reports Confirms EV Owners Spend Half As Much On Maintenance

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sat, 26 Sep 2020 16:43:57 +0000

green hydrogen fuel cell electric carConsumer Reports has examined its most recent data and determined that the cost of maintenance for an electric car is half that for a conventional car.

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California’s Clean Truck Rule: First Of Its Kind & Long Overdue

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Mon, 07 Oct 2019 02:35:59 +0000

California officials are gearing up to launch a momentous new rule to tackle one of the largest sources of pollution in the state: medium- and heavy-duty commercial trucks. After years of deliberation and public input, the rule is the first of its kind and long overdue

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Tesla Should Get Into Financing Cars

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Sun, 29 Sep 2019 05:03:06 +0000

Here on CleanTechnica, we’ve had a number of stories showing how much cheaper, in total, owning a Tesla can be compared to common gas-powered economy cars. While the purchase price of cars like the Toyota Camry and Honda Accord are a lot lower than a basic Model 3, the costs of ICE (internal combustion engine) maintenance and fuel often end up adding up to more than what the Model 3 would have cost. Despite this, people keep buying the “cheaper” cars

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Tesla Model 3 vs. BMW 3 Series & BMW 4 Series — 5 Year Cost of Ownership Comparison

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 27 Sep 2019 05:10:17 +0000

Following up on my 5 year cost of ownership comparisons between the Tesla Model 3 Standard Range Plus (SR+), the Mercedes-Benz C-Class (C300 and C300 4MATIC), and the Audi A4 (Premium and Premium Plus trims), it’s time to run an updated comparison between the Model 3 SR+, the BMW 3 Series, and the BMW 4 Series. It seems like this is the most relevant comparison you can make with the Model 3 SR+, since we already know the Model 3 beats sporty BMW driving at sporty, beats “the ultimate driving machine” at driving, and is stealing the title of Most Loved Car Brand Among Boys. What does BMW have left? Lower cost

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Volkswagen ID.3 vs. Volkswagen Golf — 5 Year Cost of Ownership Comparison

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 20 Sep 2019 03:10:41 +0000

For this analysis, I’m comparing the Volkswagen ID.3 to the lowest trim Volkswagen Golf and the highest trim Golf, but not adding any options/extras. The ID.3 likely has top-of-the-line technology, so even the base ID.3 should probably be compared to higher-trim versions of the Volkswagen Golf. Consider this an unfair handicap for the incumbents

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