11 Feb '13, 8pm

Reuters Says Electric Cars Are Dead Again But It’s Different This Time

Reuters Says Electric Cars Are Dead Again But It’s Different This Time

But while the Reuters piece seems ready to bury the pure electric car, this time things are different. While EV sales are far from impressive, these vehicles have found a small-but-dedicated crowd among early adopters. Nissan has already trimmed the price of the 2013 Leaf by $6,400 by moving operations to America , and Smart has plans to sell a ForTwo Electric Drive that can be had, after tax incentives, for under $20,000. Round one of the limited-use, very expensive EVs hasn’t gone down so well, but the next round with more range, a lower price, and a wider selection may be a remedy for these early fumbles.

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