Monday, December 7, 2009

Auto Transport Helps You Buy an Electric Car

So you've made up your mind that you want to buy an electric car. Great decision! But how are you going to get it? Few auto dealers even sell electric cars, unless they are hybrid models. The answer is to buy your green car, then have it shipped to you.

It used to be that auto transport was a business reserved for dealers, brokers and car makers. Today, with the growth of cites like eBay where you can buy a car from anywhere, private personal use of auto shipping is much more common.

If not for the Internet, buying a green car would mean traveling to a major city hundreds of miles away just to make a purchase. Now, you can research anything you want to know about your new purchase, buy the car and use auto transport to have it delivered to you. You never even have to take to a car dealer if you don't want to.

At first, people were a little slow to use car transport. Many would try to plan vacations around buying a car from an online auction so they could fly out and drive the car back. Unless you can combine trips, this is the most expensive way you could ship a car you bought online. As auto buyers began to realize that auto transport is more affordable, the service became more popular. Now the big benefit is reduced carbon emissions. An airplane is far more polluting than a car transporter.

So once you've done your research and you have found the perfect green car, don't be afraid to buy it online. Auto transport companies are ready and waiting to help you get that car home. You don't need to waste your carbon emissions on a plane ticket out to your new electric car.