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February 12, 2018

Don't expect to save money with an e-car

  • Prices are falling, but electric cars still cost more than equivalent gas models because of their batteries. A $7,500 federal tax credit helps erase that gap, but not entirely.
    AP Auto Writer

    The Nissan Leaf has a starting price of $29,990, and costs about $600 per year to charge.

    DETROIT — Electric cars have a lot of perks: zero emissions, a quiet ride and instant acceleration.

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