03 Mar '12, 8pm

RETHINKING ELECTRIC CARS -- PART 2.

Fortunately it’s in the car makers best interest to sell as many electric cars, or electric vehicles (EVs) as they can. Selling high energy economy, high fuel economy, cars to meet government mandates is not the only reason to sell them. It’s also about survival. You see, those manufacturers have been nearly put out of business by the instability of oil and petroleum fuel prices. Once bitten twice shy. They like building cars. There’s good money in it. But, they can’t afford to be pushed around by an industry that can’t keep its prices in check. Car companies need years to design new models. They can’t plan a new model only to find out a few years later when the vehicle goes to market that drivers can’t afford the fuel to fuel it.

Full article: http://www.green-energy-news.com/arch/nrgs2012/20120026.html

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