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Are electric cars better?

“Compared to conventional gasoline vehicles, electric cars are better in light of energy efficiency, performance, convenience, maintenance, and tax credits. They are also greener with much lower emissions.”

Energy efficient

 They are much better in energy efficiency than conventional vehicles. Electric car batteries convert 59 to 62 percent of the energy  to power the vehicle, while gas-powered cars only convert 17 to 21 percent of energy .

 

High performance

 Their motors enable a quiet and smooth driving operation with powerful acceleration.

 

Less maintenance

 Electric cars consist of much fewer moving parts than conventional cars. They do not require oil changes or fuel filters, timing belts, and mufflers to be replaced while gasoline cars do. This will save you a considerable amount of time and money.

 

More convenient

 Conventional car owners have to drop by a gas station whenever their car wants a refill. However, with an electric car, you do not need to do that. You can charge your plug-in electric car at home overnight. You can also charge your vehicle at work or while shopping at a grocery store.

 

Tax credits available for electric cars

 Many governments on this planet offer tax credits and various incentives to help boost the sales of electric cars. They are good for your wallet!

Less pollution: They produce no or fewer tailpipe emissions than internal combustion engine cars. Gasoline or diesel-powered vehicles have been blamed as one of the major culprits for air pollution.

 

Renewable energy: Using renewable energy for charging an electric car can contribute to reducing CO2 emissions even further. Energy sources like solar, wind, hydro, and geothermal are renewable, unlike gasoline, which can only be used once.

 

Eco-friendly manufacture: Automakers tend to build their electric vehicles with more eco-friendly materials. Recycled and bio-based materials are being used in production.

 

Greener future: As technology improves and electric cars become more popular, economies of scale are likely to be achieved. The increase in supply and demand will cause better infrastructure, more efficient production techniques, and more options in materials, making our world greener with far fewer greenhouse gas emissions.

 

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