History Of Electric Cars
Nowadays, the electric car is in the same circumstance, it’s really expensive. If people want to own an electric car, they have to pay at least $20000 or more. The best electric car Tesla with base price of $57400.“ An electric car will cost far more than its gas-powered equivalent. Depending on the model chosen, an electric vehicle can cost up to $100,000” (Wenkart, 2013, p. 43). This means that for the same price, you can buy a nice gasoline-powered car. It’s about cost performance. At the same price people always choose gasoline-powered car, but nobody really cares about the environment.
Battery Issue The car battery is not like the ordinary battery, it’s totally different type with high technology. It’s costly. Yet, costly not always means perfect, the problem still there. The internal combustion engine has a long life, even 30 years even more than 30 years. But, the automotive battery technology is not mature enough, consequently battery’s life is more shorter than the internal combustion engine. A car should work at least 15 years or more. People need practicability, no matter the vehicle development, but the main function it’s still transportation, so nobody want to always worry about the battery.
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Obviously, electric car has many problems so far, low battery life, long charging time, high consumption. In fact, these are the biggest issues. will affect the sales of electric vehicles. However, It also has many perfect advantages. Such as no emissions,and the most important is it has great potential for development in the future. At present, the electric car is in the transition period, it’s been accepted slowly. But many people are begging to accept it. The electric vehicle will be the main vehicle in the future, it already got the government’s support. It just needs sometime to self-improvement. After that, the electric cars will dominate the automotive market in the