Electric Vehicles Ottumwa IA

Eventually we’ll have cleaner electric energy produced through advanced natural gas and coal gasification technologies. Installing your own solar panels would provide energy to power an EV – keeping you completely off the grid.

Hawkeye Auto Credit
(641) 682-4612
318 Bardell St
Ottumwa, IA

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Keast Auto Center
(712) 755-2116
2101 23rd Street
Harlan, IA
Services
Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,Tune up Repair,Auto Dealers

Krueger Auto and Truck Villa Inc
(319) 352-9000
2320 5th Avenue Northwest
Waverly, IA
Services
Clutch Repair,Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,Trailer Repair,Tune up Repair,Auto Dealers

Glendenning Motor CO Inc Sales Service Parts Department
(641) 464-3216
204 S Taylor
Mount Ayr, IA
Services
SUV Repair,Auto Dealers

All American Auto Center LLC
(319) 653-7266
1738 E Washington St
Washington, IA
Services
AC and Heating Repair,Alignment Repair,Auto Body Repair,Clutch Repair,Engine Repair,Radiator Repair,SUV Repair,Truck Auto Body,Tune up Repair,Used Cars Dealers,Auto Dealers

Rydell Chevrolet
(319) 234-4601
1325 E San Marnan Drive
Waterloo, IA
Services
AC and Heating Repair,Truck Auto Body,Used Cars Dealers,Auto Dealers

Fischer Chevrolet and Implement
(641) 756-3511
113 E Main Avenue
Rockford, IA
Services
Truck Service Station,Auto Dealers

Leading Edge Ford
(641) 732-5551
1326 Main Street
Osage, IA
Services
Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,Tune up Repair,Used Cars Dealers,Auto Dealers

Lujacks Northpark Auto Plaza
(563) 386-1511
3700 N Harrison Street
Davenport, IA
Services
Car Detailing,Clutch Repair,Interior Cleaning,Interior Repair,Auto Dealers

Witham Auto Center
(319) 234-4200
2033 Laporte Road
Waterloo, IA
Services
Clutch Repair,Truck Auto Body,Truck Dealers,Used Cars Dealers,Auto Dealers

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Electric Vehicles: 2009 and Beyond, Part III

Electric Vehicles: 2009 and Beyond, Part III
See Part I: How Electric Vehicles Work
See Part II: Current and Future EVs
See A History of the Electric Vehicle

By Alison Lakin
Why Plug In At All?
As Kasper points out, “The motivations to reduce the amount we spend on gas, to reduce our dependence on oil-based fuel, and to reduce our carbon footprints are the forces driving the changes in the EV market.”
We know it is hard to keep track of the quickly moving EV market. As consumers, we want things to happen yesterday and sometimes we forget why all of this is so important. Which is why, without further ado, we give you our top five list of why EVs are great!

1. Zero emissions. Nothing harmful comes out of that tailpipe.

2. Eventually we’ll have cleaner electric energy produced through advanced natural gas and coal gasification technologies. Installing your own solar panels would provide energy to power an EV – keeping you completely off the grid. 

3. We avoid buying imported petroleum and instead use domestically generated electricity.

4. Battery recharging is actually easy. Just plug in overnight and you’re set. EVs also use recycled energy from regenerative braking to keep you driving for longer.

5. Save money! Electricity is cheaper than gas. Recent estimates have found EVs cost 2-7 cents per mile. With fewer complicated mechanisms under the hood, operational costs are lower too.

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