Benefits of Owning an Electric Car

Electric vehicles are becoming more popular and more affordable, which is making it easier for people to make the switch. You may be considering the possibility of owning an electric vehicle but not sure about the benefits. There are many benefits, from environmental to reducing the cost of owning and maintaining your car.

Let’s explore the benefits:

Running costs are cheaper

The cost of running an electric vehicle is cheaper than a traditional petrol or diesel car when you think long-term. You no longer have to worry about filling up your car with fuel, instead you can charge your car using electricity – which can be done from anywhere: your home, or an electric charging station. If you use solar, you can even consider setting up solar charging at home to save additional costs.

Fully electric cars have been designed with efficiency in mind, meaning less wear and tear, leading to less maintenance and repair costs.

Better for the environment

Electric cars do not generate emissions like traditional cars, meaning they are much cleaner for the environment. Switching to an electric vehicle means you can help improve the environment and reduce damage to the atmosphere.

The batteries within electric cars are recyclable, which makes them even more environmentally friendly. If you are interested in reducing your carbon footprint and pollution impact, switching to an electric vehicle is a great option.

Charge your car from home

One great benefit of owning an electric vehicles means less trips to the fuel station! You can charge your car conveniently from home by installing your own vehicle charging unit. Once installed, it’s as simple as plugging in the charging cable and letting your electricity do the work. Most EVs take around 8-12 hours to charge fully, which means you can leave it to charge overnight and it’ll be ready at full capacity for you.

Rapid chargers can allow you to charge your car faster if needed, getting you to 80% charge in an hour, for most cars.

Electric vehicles are quieter and faster

If you are looking for a smoother driving experience, an electric car is a perfect option. Unlike traditional cars, they are not powered by an engine which means it is more quiet to run. Electric cars are built with instant torque which means the speed kicks in immediately when you press the accelerator. If you like this kind of responsiveness, an electric vehicle might be the car for you.

Are you thinking of making the switch to an electric vehicle? We are a leading installer of state-of-the-art charging stations for electric vehicles throughout Perth and Western Australia. If you need a home charging station installed, our team can help find the right charging solution for you.