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Are plug-in vehicles dependable?

Battery electric vehicles are the most dependable vehicles. Well-made production EVs have the potential to last as long or longer than gasoline automobiles, with less regular maintenance. There are many fewer moving parts in an EV, and therefore less ongoing preventative maintenance. Brake life is significantly extended since the motor is used to slow the car, recapturing the kinetic energy and storing it back in the battery. Electric motors will outlast the body of the vehicle. Major automakers are offering warranties on the batteries of 8 years or 100,000 miles of driving.