Hybrids and electric cars become more affordable. It is not only in government programs, implying reimbursement of the purchaser of the vehicle with zero emissions quite a substantial part of its value. These programs operate in some countries. Competition among companies also increases, which leads to lower prices for electric cars.
We have already talked about the Nissan Leaf in , received a US udeshevlёnnuyu complete set S. In July it was reported a decline of 4 thousand dollars minimum value of the Ford the Focus Electric’s . 2018-2019 Chevrolet Volt model year has got a minor update, but its price fell immediately by 5 thousand dollars.
Due to the substantial discount buyers certainly forgive the former manufacturer of lithium-ion battery in the 16.5-kWh, which provides a 61 kilometer distance running in electric mode. Economical internal combustion engine increases the total to 615 kilometers distance. According to Chevy, the Volt owner in a year will save $ 900 on gasoline compared to those who travel on conventional cars.
Updates include a pair of shades add a body (ash-gray metallic and brown metallic) and trimmed leather steering wheel. Now 2018-2019 Chevrolet Volt price starts from 34 $ 995 instead of the previous 39 995. If we add to this – or rather, take $ 7,500 government grant, the American car buyer will cost 27 495 dollars, and General Motors will lead a lot of new customers.
Low cost of ownership – one of the components of the success of the model, to which was added a reasonable price. The most popular electric vehicles and hybrids are in the state of California. There are such vehicles are entitled to travel on dedicated lanes.
In the next two or three years the rivalry companies in the sector will only intensify. Its intention to release a low-cost electric car company Tesla Motors expressed and landmark hatchback takes the Nissan the Leaf , standing in view of federal preference of 21 300 USD. Luxury sedan Model S is not available to many because of its high price.