The number of electric cars around the world has been steeply rising since the launch of the Nissan Leaf and Chevrolet Volt in 2010 as more and more motorists realize that owning an electric vehicle means low running costs, savings on road tax, and an exhilarating driving experience.
A switch to electric car can be a smart financial option for drivers, not to mention a better choice than gas guzzlers for the environment.
Tax credits and rebates, in addition to cheaper fueling and maintenance costs, make many of the more than 20 new electric cars on the market a wise investment. But used EVs are currently are one of the fastest selling used cars.
Fully Charged recently released and an interesting overview of the decisions behind purchasing and leasing a plug-in car from the UK perspective.
“Encouragement to consider other ways of driving electric cars, as electric cars become more common, leasing and 2nd hand models are becoming more affordable.”