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March 06, 2012 | By Barry Moltz

Top 3 Reasons Why I Bought an Electric Car

It still takes 10 years to break even on the additional cost of an electric car even with gas at $4. So why do it? Here are my top reasons.

1. No more dependence on foreign oil. I am tired of other oil producing countries using their product as leverage on U.S. domestic policy. Critical to our future is energy independence. I know that how the electricity gets generated for the car may not always clean energy, but I will pick this type because at least it’s produced domestically.

2. I am a techno-gadget guy. When no one else will talk to me, at least my car will and there is an app for that. Through my iPhone, I can talk to the car and turn the heat or A/C in the car from my iPhone for the morning or when I leave a store. This means that the temperature is always right!

3. Premium parking spaces. More retail outlets are giving premium parking spots to electric and hybrid cars. It’s nice being so close and convenient for shopping.

 

Barry Moltz gets business owners unstuck by unlocking their long forgotten potential. With decades of entrepreneurial experience in his own business ventures, he has discovered the formula to get stuck business owners and increasing their sales. Barry has founded and run small businesses with a great deal of success and failure for more than 20 years. After successfully selling his last operating business, Barry founded an angel investor group, an angel fund, and is a former advisory member of the board of the Angel Capital Education Foundation. His first book, “You Need to Be A Little Crazy: The Truth about Starting and Growing Your Business” describes the ups and downs and emotional trials of running a business. His second book, “Bounce! Failure, Resiliency and the Confidence to Achieve Your Next Great Success”, shows what it takes to come back and develop true business confidence. His third book, “BAM! Delivering Customer Service in a Self-Service World” shows how customer service is the new marketing. His fourth book, “Small Town Rules: How Small Business and Big Brands can Profit in a Connected Economy” shows how when every customer can talk to every other customer, it’s like living in a small town: Your reputation is everything! His fifth book, “How to Get Unstuck: 25 Ways to Get Your Business Growing Again” helps every small business owners move their company to the next level. Barry is a nationally recognized speaker on small business who has given hundreds of presentations to audiences ranging in size from 20 to 20,000. As a member of the Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame, he has appeared on many TV and radio programs such as CNBC’s The Big Idea, and MSNBC’s Your Business. He hosts his own radio show on AM560, and writes for American Express and Forbes.

One Response to “Top 3 Reasons Why I Bought an Electric Car”

  1. business says:

    Brilliant stuff, correct spelling and punctuation is a lost art!

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