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Argonne study finds BEVs can have lowest scheduled maintenance costs, but highest cost of driving

Green Car Congress

The study considers five different powertrains (internal combustion engine, hybrid-electric, plug-in hybrid-electric, fuel-cell-electric, and battery-electric) and 12 cost components (purchase cost, depreciation, financing, fuel, insurance, maintenance, repair, taxes, registration fees, tolls and parking, payload capacity and labor).

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Tesla maintenance and repair costs are lowest in the auto industry: data

Teslarati

Tesla’s 10-year maintenance and repair costs are the most affordable in the automotive industry, as shown in a new data analysis publicized last week. “If you are considering a luxury model, it may be wise to purchase one from a domestic brand that may have lower maintenance and repair costs,” Elek added.

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Tesla has lowest maintenance and repair cost of any brand

Electrek

Tesla has the lowest maintenance and repair cost of any brand, according to a new study by Consumer Reports.

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Teslas Have Cheapest 10-Year Maintenance Costs: Consumer Reports

InsideEVs

Tesla beats out Toyota on estimated maintenance and repair costs, according to a new study.

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PILOTING project: Using robotics for infrastructure inspection and maintenance

Innovation News Network

The PILOTING project aids in the deployment of Artificial Intelligence to enable critical infrastructure inspection and maintenance. The post PILOTING project: Using robotics for infrastructure inspection and maintenance appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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Consumer Reports analysis finds EV owners spending half as much on maintenance compared to owners of gas-powered vehicles

Green Car Congress

A new analysis by Consumer Reports finds that owners of plug-in electric vehicles are spending half as much on maintenance and repair as the owners of similar gas-powered vehicles. Average maintenance/repair costs over vehicle lifetime. Average maintenance/repair costs over vehicle lifetime.

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Rally driver’s Tesla Model S reaches 236k miles with no maintenance

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While higher mileage Teslas exist, the rally driver’s vehicle is quite special since it was able to reach the milestone with practically no maintenance at all. Such a feat would likely not be possible with a combustion-powered car, as ICE vehicles require regular service checks, maintenance, and fluid changes.