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Quad Cities Drivers Investing In Electric Cars

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Some Quad Cities drivers are looking into going green by investing in electric cars. Area dealerships say the cars are selling.
Drivers can get from 40 to 70 miles in the car, using electricity, then after that it switches to gas, saving drivers gas money. But not everyone is convinced that the savings will outweigh the cost of purchasing the car.

"By the time you get done with the rebates, other incentives, the federal and state tax incentives, a Volt actually gets to be extremely affordable," Eriksen Chevrolet Buick G.M. Tom Pospisil said.

Although there is an interest in the use of electric cars.

Sales have not caught up to gas-running car sales but industry leaders hope that the trend will catch on.


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