Top reasons why EVs are better than petrol cars

Electric vehicles are becoming more and more popular, and with charging infrastructure and batteries continue to improve, EVs are set to become mainstream very soon.

There are many reasons why electric vehicles (EVs) are better than their petrol and diesel counterparts.

Electric vehicles cost less to run than petrol or diesel cars

o   While EVs are currently more expensive to purchase, they are cheaper to run According to the electric vehicle council, an average EV costs around $4.50 in electricity charges to travel 100km. This is compared to $16.65 for the average petrol car in Australia.

EVs are easier to maintain

o   Unlike combustion engines, Electric cars require significantly less maintenance.

Electric vehicles are better for the air we breathe

o   EVs have zero exhaust emissions, a great plus for our environment.

EVs are convenient to “fill-up”

o   Electric vehicles are easy and convenient to refuel at work or at home. Along with the improved charging infrastructure in Australia in the form of the electric highway, recharging has become more convenient than ever.

Electric vehicles are quiet – inside and out

o   Evs have a distinct lack of noise while driving. It can even be slightly offset for the first time when you press the accelerator and there is no sound.

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