Electric vehicles use relatively simple motors similar in principle to those that power common, everyday items like power tools and kitchen appliances. Large, complex battery packs usually hold enough electricity for at least a full day's worth of driving and can be charged using regular home outlets or more quickly using dedicated chargers.


2017 Tesla Model S
MSRP:
$68,000
Engine:
MPG:
98 City / 101 HWY
2017 Tesla Model 3
MSRP:
$35,000
Engine:
MPG:
N/A
2015 Tesla Model S
MSRP:
$69,900
Engine:
MPG:
94 City / 97 HWY
2018 Nissan LEAF
MSRP:
$29,990
Engine:
MPG:
124 City / 101 HWY
2018 BMW i3
MSRP:
$44,450
Engine:
MPG:
129 City / 106 HWY
2017 BMW i3
MSRP:
$42,400
Engine:
MPG:
137 City / 111 HWY
Tesla Model 3 delays, tax credit concerns spur sales of Chevy Bolts

Tesla told some reservation holders not to expect their Model 3 until 2019

Tesla told some reservation holders not to expect their Model 3 until 2019
Aspark Owl EV supercar launch videos claim 62 mph in under 2 seconds

It definitely launches hard, but we have questions

At least it's a real, functioning car as far as we can tell.
Maine wants to charge EV and hybrid drivers for using less gas

The amount they'd pay in lieu of gas taxes would be tops in the nation

Maine bill L.D. 1806 proposes charging hybrid drivers an annual fee of $150, and EV drivers $200 to help make up for infrastructure repair fund shortfalls.
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