Is Buying An Electric Vehicle Worth It?
With so many new electric vehicles hitting the market, and concerns about the long term benefits of owning an electric vehicle, one begins to ask is it really worth it? Here at South Bay Ford we offer the best in class deals on the newest Ford models including the F150 Lighting Electric Truck and the all new electric Mustang Mach E. Read more to understand the benefits of electric vehicles.
Are Electric Cars 100% Efficient?
According to the U.S. Department of Energy, Electric vehicles (EVs) are more efficient than their gasoline-powered counterparts. An EV electric drive system is only responsible for a 15% to 20% energy loss compared to 64% to 75% for a gasoline engine. EVs also use regenerative braking to recapture and reuse energy that normally would be lost in braking and waste no energy idling. See All-Electric Vehicles for details.
Is It Hard to Find Charging Stations for Electric Cars in California?
Depending on where you live, there are a growing amount of electric charging stations across California. As more and more people start to transition to electric vehicles, there will be an ever growing demand and therefore availability of these stations. Currently, there are over 4,500 EV charging stations throughout Los Angeles alone.