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ROI or ICE vs EV

Discussion in 'Energy, Environment, and Policy' started by BYT_P1837, Apr 14, 2012.

  1. Discoducky

    Discoducky Active Member

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  2. widodh

    widodh Model S R231 EU

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    I like this part:

    People always ask me if the Model S will be cheaper then my current car and I say: No, but that's not the reason I'm buying it!

    They never understand me...
     
  3. jerry33

    jerry33 S85 - VIN:P05130 - 3/2/13

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    That's because people who have never owned a 21st century car believe that going to any one of them is a step down so that the only reason you could possibly be doing it is to save money. It doesn't help that there are many cars out there that proclaim to be 21st century but don't have the actual 21st century technology--only the badge.

    Only time and their neighbours getting one fixes the problem.
     
  4. vfx

    vfx Well-Known Member

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    $2,100 national security surcharge. like it

    Add in:
    Sound wall building and mainance charge.
    Oil draining into the ocean penalty fee.
    Building, traffic sign and wall soot cleanup tax
    Children living near freeways lung clogging donation
     
  5. ElSupreme

    ElSupreme Model S 03182

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    I have the same problem. I always point out that a Nissan Versa would be cheaper than their car, but they don't drive one. I don't know many people driving cheapo base model econoboxes.
     

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