The craze for electric cars in India is now growing a little. The government is also taking various measures to increase sales of electric vehicles. Tesla, the world’s largest electric car maker, is also set to enter the Indian market. However, some questions and myths associated with these vehicles still linger in the minds of many people. Here we are going to give you 5 similar questions or somewhat to answer the myths.
1. Electric vehicles take time to charge
The first question that comes to the mind of any regular customer is that they can get fuel in a few minutes, but it takes a long time to charge an electric vehicle. In fact you can charge an electric vehicle overnight or every second, on the third night through a regular 240V power outlet. This allows you to avoid long lines at petrol pumps or CNG stations. Not only this, current superchargers can give you a full charge in 30 to 60 minutes. For example, MG’s fast charging charges ZS EV 0% – 80% in 50 minutes.
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2. Electric carts are expensive
In India it is changing fast but the price of most electric vehicles is very high. Here governments are cutting prices through subsidies. Also, compared to petrol-powered cars, the E.V. Its maintenance cost is also low. Speaking of price, the Tata Nexan starts at Rs 13.99 lakh (ex-showroom). At this price, you can only buy a mid-size SUV.
3. EV batteries are expensive and require frequent replacement
Currently, the EV battery is 90% efficient after driving 241,000 kilometers. Ordinary Indian drivers are unable to cover this distance. Apart from these the companies also give an 8 year warranty on the battery. For example, the MG ZS EV comes with an 8 year / 1,50,000 km warranty.
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4. Can’t go long distances by electric car
One reason why sales of electric cars are so low is that people feel it is not right to move from one city to another. 300 km in current electric cars. Above range. As soon as the number of charging stations increases, you will be able to travel comfortably from Delhi to Chandigarh. Let us know that the MG ZS EV offers a range of 340 km on a single charge and the Tata Nexan EV has a range of 310 km.
5. EV speed is low
Those who think electric vehicles have low speeds will be surprised to know that electric cars are also in the race. There is more acceleration than you can imagine. For example, the MG ZS EV accelerates from 0–100 km / h in 8.5 seconds. Similarly, Tata Motors Nexan achieves this speed in 9.9 seconds. Its top speed is also 120 km / h.