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The Electric Car Battery Price Slide (Chart) | CleanTechnicaCleanTechnica

Without a doubt, electric car prices have come down substantially in recent years — the Nissan Leaf is actually about $7,000–$8000 cheaper than the average conventional or average hybrid electric vehicle. And without a doubt, that price slide is going to continue as the price of batteries comes down. Here’s more on that from Andrew Meggison in this Gas2 repost:

The nice thing about new technology is that, eventually, it drops in price. A flatscreen HDTV used to cost thousands, now there is one in most homes in America. Laptops once cost as much as a compact car; now you can get one for a week’s worth of minimum wage work. The same thing seems to be happening to electric and hybrid cars. The Tesla Model S and Chevy Volt are expecting significant price cuts in the near future, and cars like the Nissan Leaf and Smart ForTwo Electric Drive have already shaved thousands from their MSRP.

Let us start with Tesla. The Tesla Roadster and Model S are the elite of the electric car world – and you pay for them with the Roadster fetching over $100 grand and the Model S sitting at about $62,500 grand after tax credits. Now, visionary CEO Elon Musk is aiming to bring a new Tesla to the masses in three to five years priced near $35,000. And do not forget the federal and state breaks which will knock that price down a little bit more.

Read more at http://cleantechnica.com/2013/06/14/the-electric-car-price-slide-chart/#C2dlsvmxF2AycdSb.99
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