How to buy used EVs

Robert gets some top tips on how to buy used EVs from expert Jonathan Porterfield in this new interview.

Are you interested in getting a second hand EV but you’re not sure where to start?

We caught up with Jonathan Porterfield from Eco-Cars, who has extensive experience of selling second hand EVs, for some top tips on where and what to look for when searching for a used electric car.

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0:00 Introduction
0:44 Where to start?
1:50 More 2nd hand EVs
3:35 Leafs & Zoes
4:37 No new batteries
6:38 What to look for
7:41 Starts & moves
8:50 Unnecessary charging
10:05 Bargain cars
11:17 Demand drives price
13:06 Online auctions
13:56 Top tip
14:39 Pre-owned Teslas
15:41 EVs last longer
17:14 EV excitement!

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