i just say who killed the electric car and now you got the volt, nissan leaf and the ford focus is going all eletric. i hope the gas company don't fight "the revenge of the electric car". what you thing.
First, I do NOT want a "here's the cost of the electricity used and here's the cost of gasoline used". I can find that on Google. What I want to know the ACTUAL overall cost per mile for the consumer over the expected life of the vehicle.
My father and I were talking about the pros and cons of electric cars. I brought up pollution not being as bad with electric cars when he said there were no benefits. He said coal is used to generate the electricity in the first place. I'd like to.
To preface this, I'm a mechanical engineer. Don't try and bullshit me with fake science because I can see right through it. I'm asking this question to find what emotional factors play into this. What makes you like one or the other. What things.
Proofs have been offered and rejected and counter suggestions offered. In the hundreds of answers I have offered here I have crunched numbers and written of assumptions based upon the "average".
Presents an illustrated history of electric and hybrid cars produced during the early twentieth century, the companies that built them, political and environmental aspects, marketing strategies, and general attitude by consumers.