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Electric Vehicles Fun Facts

Electric Vehicles (EVs) are here to stay. At Adams Autoworx we continue to expand our digital diagnostic capability and continue to train our technicians to be ready for the electric vehicles - however they may get their power. 

Fact.MR, a market research company, found that sedans are the best fit for solar power vehicles. They are most aerodynamic, and lighter than pickup trucks or SUVs. For the time being, though, no major car manufacturers announced a solar powered car, but there are startups that are raising money and building prototypes. 

According to Realtor.com, homes near public EV charging stations sell for more. US Dept. of Energy claims that there are over 46,000 EV charging stations in the US. Typical charging station, on average, had just over 2 charging outlets, so overall there are about 110,000 charging outlets. By comparison, US has roughly 110,000 gas stations with well over 500,000 gas pumps.

When talking about EVs, can't forget Tesla - well, according to LendingTree, Tesla owners took out the longest term automotive loans, on average 67.1 months. In the meantime, Elon Musk is reportedly getting around Tesla Gigafactory in Texas in his brand new Tesla Cybertruck. 

 

For now, though, until you get your EV, we recommend regular oil change to keep your current vehicle's engine humming. It also gives us an opportunity to inspect various subsystems of your vehicle, so we can catch any developing problems. Call the shop to make an appointment.

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