What Are the Benefits of Electric Cars?

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Thinking of upgrading your Woodland Hills commute with an all-electric vehicle? The environmental benefits of electric cars are pretty obvious – zero carbon emissions, renewable energy, no noise pollution – but there are other perks that can make EVs an attractive option for many Santa Monica-area drivers. Learn more about the benefits of electric cars, and if you’re ready to get behind the wheel of an exciting new EV, then visit Cadillac of Beverly Hills to place a factory order for the all-new electric 2023 Cadillac LYRIQ SUV today!

Benefits of Electric Vehicles

There are more and more EVs of all kinds hitting the market every day, and along with the environmental benefits of electric cars, major advancements in electric vehicle technologies allow you to enjoy the same, if not better, acceleration and performance capabilities you’d get with a traditional internal combustion engine. Some key benefits of electric cars include:

  • Zero Emissions: No exhaust system means that harmful emissions are not a byproduct of the vehicle running.
  • Renewable Energy: Electricity is a renewable resource and can be produced with solar or wind power.
  • Reduced Maintenance: Full electric vehicles don’t require engine oil, so there’s no need for oil changes. Overall you’ll find that electric vehicle maintenance can cost $330 less ($949/annually) than that required for a gas-powered vehicle.
  • Quieter Drive: Because they run on an electric motor there’s no engine noise, which reduces noise pollution and makes for a more calm and serene ride.
  • Performance: Electric motors are capable of producing near-instantaneous torque, so you can still enjoy all the get-up-and-go you need on Sherman Oaks-area highways.
  • Tax Credit: You may be able to receive a tax credit on your electric vehicle purchase. Check with the team at Cadillac of Beverly Hills to learn more.

What to Do Before Buying an EV

If you’ve been researching the Cadillac LYRIQ, you may be wondering what you’ll have to do in advance to ready your home for EV charging and what public charging options are available in and around Beverly Hills. Here are some recommendations and tips from the experts at Cadillac of Beverly Hills:

Prepare Your Garage

  • Find out whether the EV you want requires a Level 1 or Level 2 charging setup, then contact an electrician to have your at-home charging system installed.

Find Local Charging Stations

  • Take a look at the EV charging stations available near you. Online resources and apps offered by ChargeHub and PlugShare can provide you with listings of charging stations wherever you travel in the U.S. or Canada.

Learn More About the Benefits of Electric Cars Today at Cadillac of Beverly Hills!

When you take into consideration the environmental benefits of electric cars, the reduced maintenance cost, and the exceptional performance capabilities, it’s clear that an EV could be an ideal choice for many California drivers. If you have any questions about the benefits of electric cars, or if you’d like to learn more about the 2023 Cadillac LYRIQ, please feel free to contact us.

 

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