Within five years, EVs will be both better and cheaper than gasoline cars. Electric vehicles are a disruptive technology that will turn the markets for refined oil products upside down and provide great opportunities for electric and gas utilities, see: http://www.vox.com/energy-and-environment/2016/9/23/13018294/electric-cars-price-range-one-chart


As an example, have a look at the video for the new VW Budd-e  vehicle for 2020. It still needs to get a bit lower in price but they are getting closer to a price level where most can participate.

If Nissan can live up to expectations for the Leaf model in 2018, traditional gasoline driven vehicles will get serious competition. Whereas a traditional gasoline vehicle has > 2000 rotating components, EV’s have less than 25. Prepare for significant shifts, also in the vehicle service market.

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