EV driving costs 96 cents per gallon, DOE website says

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Wednesday, June 12, 2013

A new U.S. government tool shows a typical EV in Oregon could go as far on 96 cents worth of electricity as a similar vehicle could on a gallon of unleaded gasoline.

“Consumers can see gasoline prices posted at the corner gas station, but are left in the dark on the cost of fueling an electric vehicle,” Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said in announcing the calculator. “The eGallon will bring greater transparency to vehicle operating costs, and help drivers figure out how much they might save on fuel by choosing an electric vehicle.”

 

Read more at the Salem Statesman-Journal.

 

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