26 Aug '12, 12pm

5 Things Electric Car Owners Always Say

“It’s been X days or months since I burned any gas.” The exact form of this statement varies, but the fact that people say it speaks of a sea change in American driving behavior. Once you’ve plugged in, you don’t go back. Driving gas-free miles appears to be incredibly liberating, like giving up smoking or getting released from jail. A variation of this is plug-in hybrid owners who make a point of saying how little they use the gas engine. Jay Leno is like that with his Volt. “I’m thrilled that almost all of our local city driving miles are electric—with no gas or tailpipe emissions,” says Gina Coplon-Newfield, who heads the Sierra Club’s electric vehicle initiative and recently bought a plug-in Prius. “Like all EVs, our car is quiet, smooth, and much gentler to the planet than our last car.”

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