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Reasons to Switch to an Electric Vehicle

Mick Pacholli
Mick Pachollihttps://www.tagg.com.au
Mick created TAGG - The Alternative Gig Guide in 1979 with Helmut Katterl, the world's first real Street Magazine. He had been involved with his fathers publishing business, Toorak Times and associated publications since 1972.  Mick was also involved in Melbourne's music scene for a number of years opening venues, discovering and managing bands and providing information and support for the industry. Mick has also created a number of local festivals and is involved in not for profit and supporting local charities.        

There is no doubt that there is a very real and noticeable shift that is going towards electric vehicles in the modern world. If you are thinking of making the shift yourself, it’s certainly worth knowing more about a few of the individual advantages that are involved, as this can help you to make the most informed decision possible. So, here are a few of the top reasons to make the switch to an electric vehicle.

A Cleaner Environment

First up on the list switching to an electric vehicle means you are playing a part in ensuring that the environment is altogether cleaner and greener. While it may well feel like it is a big jump to take, it is also one that is going to be encouraged and even mandated by governments all over the world, so you may well find that it proves to be the wise choice to take on early before you have to do it anyway.

Better Facilities Available

The number of charging points and the general quality of electric cars is increasing over time, so it’s certainly worth taking this into account. At the same time, you can also find more and more companies that are offering the chance to get home charging points, such as a smart V2G charger Australia. You can assume that these facilities are not going to stay still, but instead, they will improve over time, which is certainly another appealing aspect to take on board.

Government Subsidies and Encouragement

As time moves on and more and more people are encouraged to make the switch to electric vehicles, it may be that you are encouraged to make the switch with governmental subsidies and other encouraging factors, such as free parking. Again, this is always going to vary from place to place, so it’s worth seeing what you can expect to get. At the same time, it’s nice to know that these advantages may be on offer when you decide to make a switch.

Lower Running Costs

While electric vehicles tend to be more expensive to begin with – though their prices are going down as more and more manufacturers get involved – there are other savings that you can make along the way. The most obvious is that you are not going to have to keep on filling up with fuel all the time, and the cost of powering the car up with electricity is bound to be significantly reduced compared to gas or diesel. At the same time, there are also fewer manufacturer faults that are likely to occur in terms of engine trouble or anything within this category.

These are just a few of the reasons why making the switch to an electric vehicle sooner rather than later may well prove to be worthwhile. Ultimately, the advantages that you can expect to experience are not to be sniffed at. They can make a big difference to your driving experience and your wallet as well.

Mick Pacholli

Mick created TAGG - The Alternative Gig Guide in 1979 with Helmut Katterl, the world's first real Street Magazine. He had been involved with his fathers publishing business, Toorak Times and associated publications since 1972.  Mick was also involved in Melbourne's music scene for a number of years opening venues, discovering and managing bands and providing information and support for the industry. Mick has also created a number of local festivals and is involved in not for profit and supporting local charities.        

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