Electric cars, even if they are good, they make no sense economically. trends could be attracted to green cars electric car, which has a huge rechargeable batteries.
Nissan for a few months from the date of release in the United States the first series of electric cars, the leaf. Honda, meanwhile, the last sale of a 100% electric car 10 years ago. Nissan also said it is investing £ 4000000000 for the development and production of electric cars and batteries.
Nissan sheet will be priced at £ 28,350. However, customers will pay the price of the expensive battery and other important components that wear is not revealed. Therefore, there are huge uncertainties surrounding the costs of ownership.
Nissan says its new electric car costs more or less comparable cars equipped with a diesel is questionable. Volkswagen Golf 1.6 is a range of 760 km and will cost about € 17000. Kia Cee'd 1.6 CRDi costs £ 12 000 and is also a 7-year warranty. Honda Insight, a range of 565 miles for £ 16000. And BMW is progressing as planned roll city car to electricity by 2013.
Honda says it plans to sell electric cars in the U.S., but his priority is to improve the energy efficiency of new models. Nissan Leaf made his European debut in Portugal and Holland, followed by Great Britain and Ireland. It has a range of 160 km on a fully charged battery. However, the use of air for long periods to reduce its scope. BMW is also developing a technology at the front, which forms the basis of the Mini.
Carmakers, forecasting that electric cars represent 10% of the global automotive market in 2020. It is estimated that there will be 70,000 electric cars on British roads in 2020. But uncertainty about the battery life, limited range and long recharge time means that electric cars are likely to remain a niche product in the near future.