Electric Vehicles (NEVs)
Also called Low-Speed
Vehicles (LSVs) these cars are street-legal and have a
maximum speed of 25 MPH. The vehicles can be driven on
any street with a speed limit of 35 MPH or below.
great alternative travel solutions for people on the
move. They are perfect for driving in and around Beach
Communities, city centers, master planned communities,
resorts, industrial and college campuses and military
They are also a
great first car for young new drivers (slower speeds and
limited routes make these vehicles a favorite among
nervous parents with new drivers in the family)No
tailpipe emissions make an NEV a local driving
solution. With a cost of just pennies per mile (actually
less than 45 cents per full charge), by using an NEV
for local driving and errands (which are typically
inefficient from a gasoline fuel consumption
perspective), you can considerably cut down on fuel
Charging up an NEV
is easy. Chargers plug into any 110-volt
outlet. A full charge takes just six to eight hours, but
vehicles can be “topped off” by plugging the vehicle in
to an outlet any time it’s not in use. The only ongoing
maintenance required is a monthly check of the batteries
to maintain the required levels of distilled water.
Why an Neighborhood Electric Vehicle?
- Save Money!
A full charge costs about 50 cents, and gets
about 18 miles. Insurance is less than half the cost of similar insurance for a gasoline
vehicle. Each year, your savings will likely exceed
- Reduce Pollution!
Most of the toxic air emissions from autos occur
during the cold-start period. NEVs eliminate the
cold-start problem, and are ideal for short
- Have More
really more fun to travel in a NEV. You're more
connected to your surroundings, and you will be
constantly greeted with waves and smiles.
- It's Affordable! New vehicles start as low as $5,500, used
vehicles are often available for substantially less
money. Buying a NEV costs a lot less than you think!