HSR0601 Posted: 10/2/2009 10:19am PDT 1. The cost of running the vehicle should be 1 to 2 cents per mile, compared to 10 cents or more per mile to run a gas car. 2. How Can An Electric Car Travel 100 Miles For $1? Please search http://www.treehugger.com/files/2009/09/100-miles-per-dollar.php for informative details. 3. Applied to a different methodology from DOE formula, the notable EVs suffice to reach 200 to 300 MPG . 4. The vehicle-to-grid communication technology is helping the battery serve as a storage to prevent the costly blackout standing at about $90 to 100bn per year. That means utilities are shedding cost for additional storage facilities and ratepayers are selling electricity during peak demand so that EVs can make more economic sense, as we know. 5. Electric vehicles require little maintenance -- no oil changes, for instance --. Better still, they can charge at the stores offering charge service.