Electric Cars And Electric Vehicles Essay

755 Words Dec 8th, 2015 4 Pages
Imagine stepping on the gas pedal in a Tesla Model S, and experiencing a lift off, unlike any other vehicle, going from 0-60 in around 2.8 seconds. The Tesla Model S isn’t any ordinary vehicle, it’s a high performance electric 4 door car that’s revolutionizing the vehicle industry. It’s available in both rear wheel and all wheel drive and achieved the highest safety rating in America in 2014. Electric cars have been around for several years, but they are just beginning to be mass produced at affordable prices and it couldn’t come at a better time. Electric vehicles have superior benefits when compared to a standard vehicle that runs on gasoline consisting of environmental, economic, and energy security benefits.

Due to electric vehicles are relatively new and a large amount of people haven’t been able to really experience what it’s like to own and drive an electric vehicle, so as you would expect there are a few misconceptions regarding them. A common misconception is that people may think that electric vehicles don’t have enough range and they worry about running out of power and being left with no way to charge your vehicle leaving them stranded. This shouldn’t be an issue for the average driver, who drives 40 miles per day, according to the U.S Department of Transportation, because most new electric vehicle’s battery life has at least twice the range of that. One of the main and most important reasons why a person should switch to an electric vehicle is due…

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