Zero-emission vehicles benefit individuals and California’s towns, cities, counties and rural communities. For individuals, ZEVs provide new vehicle choices, fun and smooth electric driving, reduced noise and, typically, lower the total cost of car ownership. Significant potential savings can result for ZEV drivers through lower costs to charge/fuel the vehicle and less required maintenance over time because ZEVs do not have many of the internal components of traditional engines that may require maintenance, repair or replacement. ZEVs benefit communities by reducing local pollution from vehicle tailpipes, helping local governments meet goals to combat climate change and enabling residents to transform their lifestyles using these new vehicle technologies.
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