Lower Prices for Electric Vehicles at Hangin' with sustainablog

A reasonably-priced electric vehicle may strike you as a contradiction in terms, but Nissan and GM have announced plans to reduce the prices on the LEAF and Volt. Even better news: they’re doing this because the economics are working out right! Zachary Shahan of Cleantechnica joined us on today’s Hangin’ with sustainablog to discuss this news, and the potential for the growth of the EV/renewable economy.

If you weren’t able to join us, you can still watch or listen to the recordings we’ve got available below. Enjoy, and share your thoughts and questions with us.

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  1. Compare Costs on Conventional & Electric Cars [Infographic] | Sustainablog

    […] Electric vehicles and hybrids still generally cost more upfront than a gas model – the technologies powering these vehicles are still relatively new. Of course, the those new technologies also cost much less to operate, as electricity’s definitely cheaper than an equivalent amount of gas. But powering a car is only part of the equation: regardless of fuel type, you still have to insure a car, and pay maintenance costs. How do those requirements factor into the comparison? […]

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