A consortium of electric vehicle (EV) manufacturers, utility companies and private businesses has formed a new lobbying group called ZETA (Zero Emission Transportation Association), which seeks to have 100% of new car sales be EVs within 10 years.
Tesla Cuts Back on Warranties for Older Models
Tesla has announced that it is reducing used-vehicle warranty coverage on its older Model S sedans and Model X crossovers after the original warranty expires. This comes a few days after the electric vehicle (EV) maker dropped its seven-day “no questions asked” return policy on its newly purchased cars.
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EVs Save Owners More Money on Gas, Maintenance
An article from 24/7 Wall St. reported that owners of electric vehicles (EVs) can save as much as $10,000 more than those who own gas-powered vehicles. EV owners reportedly save money on fuel, maintenance, repairs and depreciation, as well as receive financial incentives from the federal government for making such an environmentally conscious purchase.
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Will Fully Autonomous Cars Hit the Road This Year?
In his video message that was broadcast during the World Artificial Intelligence Conference in Shanghai, China, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said he foresees Level 5 cars, also known as self-driving vehicles, hitting the road before the end of 2020. “I remain confident that we will have the basic functionality for Level 5 autonomy complete this year,” he said.
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Back to the Future: Should You Retrofit Your Older Car?
Cars that were built in the early 2000s didn’t have the state-of-the-art features that their modern-day counterparts have now. Now, many late-model car owners are choosing to give their vehicles a much-needed upgrade. But the question is whether making these changes to your older car are worth it, especially when things start to go wrong with the car. Instead of spending money on bells and whistles for your older car, get money for it by calling Gershow Recycling.
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What Car Parts Can be Recycled?
An article by Recycle Nation reported that junk cars are the most recycled product in the United States and 86% of a junk car can be recycled. For more than half a century, Gershow Recycling has been removing and recycling junk cars throughout Long Island. The vehicles are shredded and then turned into high-quality scrap metal products.
Electric Vehicles and The Effect on Junk Car Recycling
The increase in demand for electric vehicles on the market has made an impact on the environment, car manufacturing, and car recycling. These new cars are created with different metals that are lightweight to accommodate for the heavier lithium-ion battery.
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