Cost Per Mile
It's true that electric vehicles cost more than gas-powered ones (except, of course, when they don't), but the running costs are dramatically lower. How much lower? To answer that question, the Department of Energy would like to introduce you to the eGallon.
"Nonsensical," "unrealistic" and "not reflective of current norms."
2011 Chevrolet Volt – Click above for high-res image gallery
2010 Toyota Prius – Click above for high-res image gallery