Note: This is the third in a weekly series of Care2 posts about alternative fuels and vehicles in honor of Earth Day. Be sure to check out first two posts: Top 5 All-Electric Vehicles of 2011 and Are Electric Cars Really Better For The Environment?
For the past two weeks, we’ve been talking about the benefits, myths, and facts of electric cars. Thanks to rising oil and gas prices, and increasing environmental concern, experts predict that in the next ten years, millions of these advanced technology vehicles will appear on the road ways.
But as much as we love electric cars there’s one small but significant problem that keeps most people from adopting them: price. Let’s face it, the economy isn’t great and many people are still struggling to make ends meet. For millions of people around the world, investing in a piece of transportation technology that’s not yet supported by a robust infrastructure is out of the question.
But thanks to some forward-thinking people and businesses, your tight budget doesn’t have to keep you from enjoying all the money and carbon-saving goodness of an electric vehicle.
On the following pages are not one but THREE different ways that you can make an electric vehicle part of your live without spending your kids’ college fund.
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