Comments for: Electric vehicle drivers save $1,200 on fuel, study finds

Posted April 17, 2012, at 9:10 a.m.

WASHINGTON — Drivers of electric vehicles such as the Chevrolet Volt and Nissan Leaf may save as much as $1,200 a year compared with operating a new gasoline-powered compact car, scientists studying improved fuel economy found. With gasoline at $3.50 a gallon, drivers who plug cars into electrical outlets would …

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  • Anonymous

    And with these electric cars being extraordinarily expensive, your car can pay for itself in just ten or twelve year.   Neat!
    In other words, middle class suckers subsidizing new toys for the wealthy.
    Neat!

  • Anonymous

    This article doesn’t seem to take into account that electricity isn’t free. Or am I missing something?

  • Anonymous

    When the battery array gets to a point of needing to be replaced, it will cost many thousands to buy it. It happened to. Highlands Hybrid I used to own.$5000 for a new setup. Poorest buying decision I ever made.

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