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Can you really afford to buy an electric car?

Watch Our Vancouver's Gloria Macarenko ask tech and auto journalist Akash Sablok for some practical advice.

Practical advice on electric car buying

With government rebates and new models can the average person buy an electric car? 5:05

There's been a lot of talk about electric cars this week.

First we heard about a renewed cash incentive from the B.C. government to get us to buy one — and now display space at Vancouver's International Car Show is full of electric and hybrid models.

But is this really the right time to finally get into the electric car marketplace?

Watch Our Vancouver's Gloria Macarenko ask tech and auto journalist Akash Sablok for some practical advice.

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