FUDBUSTING: The Horror of EV Charging Costs

From Transport Evolved.

As EVs become ever more popular, and the transition to cleaner transportation gets truly underway, we’re seeing more and more ‘studies’ that show that in some way or another, EVs are worse than gas cars. And so, when a study came out that claimed that EVs cost more to fuel than gas cars, we were deeply suspicious. It’s popped up all over the media, including this very month in CNET’s "Real cost of electric car ownership".

…so Kate decided to take a closer look.


00:00 – Introduction
01:00 – Support the channel
02:03 – What does the study say?
03:00 – The "Hidden Costs of EV Charging"
03:10 – Home charging costs
05:50 – Commercial charging costs
07:50 – Deadhead miles & time finding charging
10:24 – The TLDR
10:50 – Thanks and credits!


Script: Kate Walton-Elliott, Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield
Presenter, Camera, Editing, Coloring : Kate Walton-Elliott
Audio Clean Up, Producer: Kate Walton-Elliott
End Credits, Animations: Erin Carlie
Teeshirt: Computer Technology Limited, Modular One

Huge thanks to Ethan Blanton for permission to use a bit of his Teletype video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g3VbeuTIgRk

The original study: https://www.andersoneconomicgroup.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/EVtransition_FuelingCostStudy_10-21-21.pdf
CNET article: https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/news/electric-vehicle-ownership-costs/

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