28 Feb '13, 10pm

Nissan LEAF Price Cut Makes it One of the Cheapest Cars to Own

Keeping an electric car for only 5 years is not a good idea since their initial purchase cost is high and their use cost is low. In fact EV are already inserting themselves in the anti consumerism movement that usually want to make people buy a same product as fast as possible to increase sales turn over and profits. An electric car should at contrary rather be considered as a long term investment like a house or at least a high profile car like a Rolls Royce or a diamond necklace. When you buy it you don’t expect to replace in five years but rather in 10, 20 or 30 years. That is when an EV really becomes a profitable item. Moreover, to take the full advantage of this they should be build to last. Avoiding rust with an aluminum body, have long duration paint protections, be equipped with LED lights and have high quality electronic systems. In a sense that is already what T...

Full article: http://www.plugincars.com/2013-leaf-price-cut-make-it-one...

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