Best Electric Cars 2019
February 5, 2019 • No Comment.
Best Electric Cars -
Top 5 To Buy in 2019.Electric cars are becoming more desirable and more affordable in 2019. Cost, range and charging are not the barriers to entry they once were. The combustion engine still has a place in the near future but it is electric and hydrogen-powered cars that are the future. We think these are the best electric cars to buy this year. However, this list will grow as automakers introduce new models throughout the year. We will update as the year progresses. Why are electric cars all of a sudden having their moment? The harsh reality is it is not because automakers want to be green. It is because of regulatory agencies, in particular, the European Union regulatory agencies. These agencies are imposing ever-stricter limits on carbon and nitrogen oxide pollution. Countries such as, Sweden, Denmark and Norway have put into legislation that petrol and diesel cars cannot be sold in those countries from 2030. Automakers have no choice but to comply. We were recently in Germany and visited the VW Wolfsburg factory where we saw first hand the level of commitment the German maker has to the electrification of its cars. VW CEO Mattheis Müller – which owns 12 auto brands and is one the world's four largest car makers. VW announced in 2018 at their annual media launch a new electric car will launch “virtually every month” starting in 2019. Their brands include Porsche, Audi, Bentley, Lamborghini, Seat, Skoda and Bugatti. The indication is 80 new electric cars and SUV models would be available by 2025 with the focus on VW, Porsche and Audi cars. By 2030, Müller said all of VW’s 300 models would have an electric variant. In total, the company aims to sell 3 million electric cars a year across the group by 2025.
Electric car sales in Australia are increasing, although, some manufacturers like Hyundai and Jaguar are saying for electric cars to become mainstream in Australia there needs to be a commitment from the Government to be more active in supporting electric cars through incentives. Each of the world's biggest manufacturers says they can now mass-produce electric cars. However, they need to be at a price the majority of people can afford. Only time will tell. In addition, the electric vehicle charging network is also important to the success of electric vehicles with many manufacturers committing to it. As is the Federal and State Governments. Along with rapid charging start-up Firefox which recently raised $15million to invest in ultra-rapid electric vehicle (EV) chargers stretching across four of the country’s biggest capitals. A superhighway in Queensland has been created. Drivers can travel approximately 1800km, from Coolangatta to Cairns using super-fast charging stations supplied by Tritium. With access to easier charging, the price of electric cars dropping and more makes and models becoming available, the demand for electric cars is increasing. Let's look at our Top 5 best electric cars to buy now whatever your budget.
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