Source: The Detroit News
quote: You list some very nice vehicles, but for someone like me who currently would be stretched financially to purchase a vehicle costing $25,000 it would be difficult to afford the more expensive fuel or to purchase a more expensive fuel efficient vehicle.
quote: but how does that help people who are struggling financially?
quote: For me to save money with fuel savings by purchasing a new EV like a Nissan Leaf, gasoline will need to cost about $35-$40 per gallon.
quote: But as there is a hole market for small cars here in Europe and most of the world, there is none in the the US, as you dont even can get the Aygo in the US.
quote: I have brother in Texas, ware i come every 2~3 years, and still every time, i come there, i am amazed how big the cars are compared to Europe.
quote: Jealous :P
quote: Why does the common person need a massive car?
quote: People drive smaller cars in Europe because when presented with the choice between big cars and smaller cars, some choose smaller cars. This makes more economic sense for them, as smaller cars consume less fuel and are therefore cheaper to run.
quote: And when you up the prices 10% a year, at the time you need one, you can get one secondhand.
quote: I also wonder if an Aygo or Think City EV can get me 20 miles to work when there is 8 inches of snow on the road.