Does an Electric Car Make Sense for You?

Hybrid vehicles reduce emissions by 35% in comparison to purely gas-powered cars. Ask your auto insurance company about hidden discounts for driving green.

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UPDATED: Jul 18, 2021

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Should you buy an electric car? Although an electric car doesn’t have tailpipe emissions, it is not a zero-emissions vehicle. After all, it is recharged by electricity, most of which comes from coal.

But what is the real impact of electric cars on the environment? Read on below to find out for yourself and then be sure to enter your zip above for free electric car auto insurance rates (and regular cars as well of course)!


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So, does buying an electric car make sense for your budget and environmental concerns? Only you know the answer to that question but there is one thing that is true of all of us—we would all like to find cheap auto insurance! Why not enter your zip in below to compare free rates now?

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