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Electric Vehicle Insurance: What you need to know

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As time goes on, electric vehicles are becoming increasingly more popular and mainstream. After all, why shouldn’t they be?
 
It’s become clear to many that the costs associated with electric vehicles are rapidly lowering all whilst offering a variety of benefits for drivers deciding to take the plunge by making the switch. Whether it be for the impact it will have towards your savings on fuel, the environmental benefits or the lower maintenance costs, it’s safe to say that the future of driving is electric.
 
Without further ado, let’s dive into some of the main benefits of owning an electric vehicle.
 
1. Convenient
 
It turns out that electric vehicles are very easy to recharge. In fact, even a household socket could be used to recharge an electric vehicle! - And the best part? Running to a fuel station before you hit the road will be a thing of the past for you.
 
2. Pleasantly Easy Driving
 
In a world chock full of automobiles, electric vehicles really stand out for their simplistic driving experience. Whereas fuel-powered cars often require a manual transmission with several gears, electric cars tend to comprise of just one long gear which eliminates the issue of stalling your car entirely. When it comes to electric cars, all you need is the accelerator pedal, brake pedal and the steering wheel.
 
3. Cost Effective
 
In earlier times, there was no doubt that owning an electric vehicle would be rather costly. However, with times changing and more technological advancements being made, both the cost and maintenance of electric vehicles has significantly decreased to the point where it’s starting to become the more cost-effective option in the long-run.
 
4. Less Noise Pollution
 
When it comes to electric vehicles, they produce far less noise pollution in comparison to your more typical fuel-powered vehicle when driving at lower speeds. As one might expect, this benefit is more prevalent to those who travel through highly urbanised areas on a regular basis. Yet, even at longer distances, electric vehicles are capable of providing a much smoother drive with considerably higher acceleration than fuel-powered vehicles.
 
5. Zero Emissions
 
Going green is easily the biggest advantage of owning an electric vehicle. In actuality, electric cars are entirely eco-friendly due to their sole reliance on electricity instead of fuel in order to run them. Not to mention, electric cars don’t emit any toxic gases or smoke that can harm the environment. Instead, they are made to run on a clean energy source, contributing to an overall healthier and greener climate.
 
Electrify your Future.
 
It is evident that driving an electric vehicle comes with many benefits, especially thanks to the impressive new technologies being developed, which even promise to cut the battery charging duration down to a mere matter of minutes! If there’s ever been a time to make the switch, it’s now.
 
We believe it’s time for a change. Why not be part of that change?
 
Now that we’ve covered the main benefits of Electric Vehicles, what does this mean from an insurance standpoint, exactly? To find out more information about the MAPFRE Middlesea Electric Vehicle insurance, please click here.
 
The introduction of EV insurance forms part of MAPFRE’s sustainability initiatives to promote a greener environment and fight against climate change.
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