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PHOTO CAPTION: EV World blogger Peder Norby

Why Electric Cars Are Cheaper To Drive Than Gas Models

EV World blogger Peder Norby shares his experiences driving his electric Mini-E, powering it from sunlight.

Published: 29-Dec-2011

Among the benefits of electric cars is cheaper fuel costs, that is the cost per mile for fuel to run the vehicle. A couple weeks ago Consumer Reports released a report comparing gasoline and electric cars, showing electric car fuel cost was a fraction of gasoline car fuel cost. A recently released video from an electric car fan, Peder Norby(below), claimed his electric car (a leased Mini-E) costs 30 cents per gallon equivalent in fuel costs, giving us an excuse to go over the figures.

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