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14 reasons why electric cars are better than petrol and diesel cars

Not convinced an electric car is for you? Here are the 14 reasons why an electric could be your only car

Electric cars are here to stay, and they’re getting better all the time. Here are the 14 reasons why electric-car buyers will never return to petrol or diesel.

They go further than you think

The days of double-digit mileage on a charge are fast vanishing. Most cars can cover well over 100 miles on a charge – and some can manage three times that. The Nissan Leaf, the second generation of the world’s most popular electric car, can manage a genuine 160 miles in everyday use.

That might not sound very far, but most drivers cover much less distance than that in a day.

If you do need to charge on your journey, you could give your battery an 80% charge in less than half an hour. Find out how on the next page…

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