Research Finds Electric Cars Offer Lower Maintenance Costs

Nuetringen-Geislingen, Germany-based University for Economics and the Environment finds bills for routine inspection work for electric cars were found to be on average 35 percent lower than ICE-age cars.

Published: 06-Dec-2012

Electric cars compensate for their higher purchase price by generating lower maintenance costs, according to a new study.

In a comparison with cars driven by conventional petrol or diesel combustion engine, the bills for routine inspection work for electric cars were found to be on average 35 percent lower.

The findings were announced by the Institute for Automobile Economics (IFA), based on research carried out by the University for Economics and the Environment based in Nuetringen-Geislingen, Germany.

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