Electric Vehicle Owners Feeling More at Home on the Range

Vehicle range, charging, and price concerns fade with exposure to the technology BOISE – (January 22, 2020) – While nearly 40 million Americans have expressed interest in purchasing an electric vehicle (EV), a lingering perception that the technology can’t compete with a gas-powered model has kept many from making the switch.  But according to AAA’s …

AAA Research: Electric Vehicles Cost About the Same as Gas-Powered Vehicles;

Vast Majority of EV owners would buy again PORTLAND, Ore., – New research from AAA finds that over five years and 75,000 miles of driving, the annual cost of owning a new compact electric vehicle is only slightly more expensive – about $600 annually – than its gas-powered counterpart. The study also revealed that the …

AAA Survey: Why aren’t more Americans Plugging in to Electric Vehicles?

Jaguar I-Pace EV400 HSE tops AAA’s annual list of top green cars PORTLAND, Ore., – AAA’s new survey shows that consumer interest in electric vehicles remains steady. The number who say they plan to buy an EV the next time they’re in the market for a new or used vehicle is unchanged from 2018 with …

AAA Study: What’s the Real Range of Electric Vehicles?

Cold and hot weather can have significant impact PORTLAND, Ore., – Freezing temperatures and hot weather can significantly reduce the driving range of electric vehicles. New research from AAA reveals that when temperatures dip to 20°F and the HVAC system is used to heat the inside of the vehicle, the average driving range of an EV …

AAA: When Temperatures Drop, Electric Vehicle Range Follows

In 20-degree weather, driving range can plummet by 41 percent from running HVAC BOISE – (February 7, 2019) – Battery electric vehicles (BEV) are environmentally friendly, cut down on long-term ownership costs, and offer smoother acceleration. But the extreme temperatures found in places like Idaho could require BEV owners to plan ahead in order to …

AAA: Average Cost to Own, Drive vehicle is $8,469 per Year

Small sedans are cheapest, pick-ups the most expensive PORTLAND, Ore., – Owning and operating a new vehicle in 2017 costs an average of $8,469 per year or $706 per month according to AAA’s 2017 Your Driving Costs study. Small sedans are the least expensive to own and drive at $6,354 per year while pick-ups cost …