23 May '13, 4pm

Getting paid to drive an electric car? It's possible...

Getting paid to drive an electric car? It's possible...

There's an interesting piece in the Wall Street Journal about just how cheap electric cars can actually be once you factor in incentives and saved fuel costs. Bottom line, if you live in a state that has good incentives and you take a short lease, it's possible that you could be paying almost nothing net, or even get paid, to drive an electric car. On top of that, you could be getting nice side benefits like reduced insurance rates, access to the carpool lane, free parking in some places, etc. Not bad!That's not how most people see things right now, but I think that over time this math will become more widely understood and that will help electric vehicles. After all, the vast majority of people, on the vast majority of days, don't drive farther than the range of the current crop of EVs (and year by year that range will only get longer). Flickr /CC BY 3.0 Subsidies, subsid...

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plugincars.com 21 May '13, 4pm

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greencarreports.com 22 May '13, 12pm

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