Sunday, June 29, 2014

A blow for electric vehicle owners

This week saw the end of the subsides for charging points for electric vehicles. This means local councils and organisations will now have to put the prices of charging up to pay the costs of the system in full.
Electric vehicles suffer a number of issues, the limited range being probably the biggest problem, sadly battery technology hasn't kept up so range tends to be poor.  The other longer term issue is battery life, I'm told the batteries are only good for a few years, after that owners face an very expensive replacement.
Now with the cost of charging away from home going up sharply it's going to make people think twice about buying electric cars.

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