Buy or not buy electric cars after commercial use
New electric cars, though falling in price faster than expected, but still remain quite expensive. Therefore, for the Ukrainian buyer, the alternative is the purchase of electric vehicles with mileage, which from year to year in the models on the secondary market is becoming more and more, especially if the machines were initially involved in commercial areas of use: taxi services, car sharing, passenger transportation. Such electric cars are usually sold immediately after reaching the guaranteed mileage (an average of 100,000 miles for the US).
Everyone knows that the machine with the engine, which worked in such services can not take categorically, because they will literally fall apart. And what about the carts that have the mileage exceeded 150,000 km? Continue reading
Charging infrastructure of Ukraine does not keep up with the growth of the number of electric vehicles
The infrastructure for electric vehicles, and primarily charging stations, is developing more slowly than the number of electric vehicles is growing. This applies to all countries where electric cars are an important component of the total traffic, including Ukraine.
There are several reasons for this trend:
strong enough oil lobby;
infrastructure problems. Continue reading
Research: electric cars can save billions on healthcare
According to the Australian study “Clean and safe roads for New South Wales” and its report, health care costs could be reduced by billions of dollars if drivers in the Sydney region massively switch to electric vehicles.
According to the report, the cost of treatment of diseases associated with the impact of transport is up to $3 billion annually in the Sydney-Newcastle-Wollongong district alone, where deaths from pulmonary and respiratory diseases are 60% higher than deaths from road accidents, indicating that the emissions of ice-cars are more dangerous than the cars themselves. Continue reading