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Electric cars: good for the environment AND good for your wallet?

Electric cars: good for the environment AND good for your wallet?

By Robyn on April 05, 2017

Did you know that April 22 is Earth Day?

And did you know that you can help save the environment while also saving yourself significant amounts of cash?

Electric cars have seen a surge in popularity over the last few years as people have become more aware of the effects of climate change on our planet, and seek to find ways to combat them.  

It is a bit of a myth that environmentally-friendly things are more expensive. 

Take electric cars—evidence shows that the cost-per-mile of running an electric car is significantly less expensive than the cost of running a traditional model. There may be a higher upfront cost, but the cheaper running costs cancel that out over time.  

Choose the right vehicle for your needs, and you can potentially save hundreds if not thousands of dollars, while cutting your emissions. You could save in unexpected ways like setting up car charging for off-peak hours.

After all, every little helps—whether you are saving money or the environment.

Don’t forget to do your due diligence though, you’ll still need to factor in insurance and maintenance costs.

Whether you would like help in choosing the perfect electric car for you, or you want to know exactly how much you could save by swapping the gas pump for a plug, Car Experts on JustAnswer can help with fast, specific-to-you answers.

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