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First, electric driving is dirt cheap. Electricity is about five times cheaper [PDF] than gasoline. Skeptical? Let’s compare. How much do you spend on fuel to drive 10,000 miles? For a gasoline car, you’ll typically need about 400 gallons, which costs around $1,500. For an electric car, you’ll need about 2,600 kilowatt-hours of juice, which costs around $300. Of course, your results may vary.

Here is my comparison for a Prius plugin:
To drive 10K miles would be half as many gallons in a regular Prius, thus $750...so this is about the cheapest way to drive 10K miles with gas. My commute is on roads that are mostly 35 - 50 mph, so I get even better electrical efficiency than in the article...to go 10K miles I need only 1900 kwh...which is $220 (with the electrical rates they used...11.5 cents/kwh.) So even a Prius, using electricity is more than 3x cheaper. But about 75% of my electrical charging is free at work...so I am spending less than 10% on fuel (electrical portion).

I last got gas 4 months ago and have driven 85% on electricity since then....during this time I've driven about 20 miles/day, on average.

Mike
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