It may sound a bit amusing but it is possible to convert your current car in to an electric one. The car mechanic just has to replace the fuel driven engine by the electric one and it is done. If you are an expert in car, you can do it yourself too. You will find a lot of pre assembled kits for electric cars for sale in the market. The non-engine parts of the car remain unchanged. These include breaks, safety features, car body, etc.
Transforming your standard vehicle in to an electric one comes with a few advantages and disadvantages
You don't have to go to the gasoline station every time to fill up your car. You can just the plug your car in. The carbon foot print will be significantly reduced. If you have good mechanical skills, you will find that you can easily transform the car yourself. The cost of this process is less than $15,000, it might sound a lot now but you stand to gain a lot in the long term.
There are plenty of other benefits of an electric car
* Conversion is an easy to do process any one can do it
* Conversion is done step by step and thus you can troubleshoot the problems, if any, yourself easily
* You get a speed of up to 65 miles per hour which is quite good.
There are a lot of people around who have easily transformed the car by themselves. The conversion to electric car depends on how much the vehicle weighs and how much batteries are you going to use. Charging the batteries of the car will not get a hole in your pocket, it is not expensive. You just have to plug the car in and the charging process begins.
One big advantage of the electric cars is that they don't get really high speeds so you can be assured of lesser road accidents. The standard vehicles can get really fast and the youth just can't get enough of the speed that the cars have to offer. There have been a lot of deaths and accidents reported due to high vehicle speeds. The electric cars will certainly result in less road accidents because the speed is much less. Finally, the eco-friendly theme of these vehicles must be reiterated. These cars will give you a greener Earth. The pollution will be much less. We all know the hazards that vehicles air pollution can cause to the human beings. The electric cars will not pose any of these problems
There are a few disadvantages of these electric cars too though. The converted cars are not that easy to repair. There are not a lot of electric car mechanics in the market at the moment since this technology is relatively new. Hence you might struggle if the car doesn't work smoothly. The battery also needs to be replaced every few years since they get worn out after a period of time. Apart from these, there are not a lot of disadvantages of these electric cars.