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Old 07-08-2010, 05:17 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by NeilBlanchard View Post
In fact, if you do the cost comparison of energy to run and cost to maintain, the EV will easily save you enough money in just 100K miles to more than pay for the new set of batteries that you may need.
I highly doubt that. Please provide your numbers.

As my post above shows, you can buy 4 NEW Aygos for the price of one iMiEV. You can drive an Aygo til it drops and just buy another one and still be money ahead. The iMiEV will never pay for itself on money saved vis-a-vis a gas car.
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