Cars have long become an indispensable part of our lives. From daily commutes to work to longer trips, a car can provide us with a lot of independence and convenience. However, there are also many factors that can affect the cost of maintaining a car. One of these factors is the car’s powertrain – especially whether you choose an electric car or a gasoline/diesel engine.
But how big are the differences really? Are electric cars actually cheaper to run? What are the implications for environmental protection? In this article we will look at these issues in depth. We will not only focus on the cost of gasoline or electricity consumption, but also consider other important aspects such as insurance, maintenance and repairs.