An EV does not need any petrol or diesel. It has no clutch, gears, spark plugs and emits no exhaust. There are only around 20 moving parts in an electric engine compared to nearly 2000 in an ICE (internal combustion engine). This results in very low maintenance compared to a fossil fuel powered vehicle...(read more)
Module prices have come down faster than inverter and electrical balance of systems (BOS) costs. Over the last four years, module costs have fallen by about 73%, inverter costs have declined by 56% and electrical BOS costs have fallen by 9%.