How Electric Cars Will Destroy Local Garages

May 20, 2013 in Daily Bulletin

In the car servicing industry? Get out while you can writes Anton Wahlman:

  • Most cars are generally brought to a mechanic once every 5,000 miles to change oil, filters and other small tasks. This usually costs about $200.
  • With electric cars none of this basic servicing is necessary.
  • 45,000 Volts have driven 300 million miles so far– that’s about $12 million in lost revenue for local garages already.
  • Electric cars routinely make it into the list of most highly recommended cars in part because servicing them is a breeze. They’ll soon become even more widespread.

Read more about how those that fix cars are going to go the way of those who used to fix the hard disks of tablets, which cars will dominate the sales charts, and more over here.

Source: The Street