28 Jul '13, 9pm

The End of the Beginning of Electric Cars

The End of the Beginning of Electric Cars Tweet HuffPost contributor Russ Blinch sees three key reasons by plug-in cars are here to stay. It's the end of the beginning for the electric car. There has been a lot of hype and derision about the dawn of the plug-in car. But it's obvious the electric vehicle, or EV, has taken a big right turn onto the broad freeway of acceptance. Here are three reasons why the industry is taking off: * Electric cars are increasingly affordable and reliable. * EVs are much cheaper to drive than gas-powered cars. * The infrastructure, where you power up your EV, is expanding. It is crucial to note the EV has been in development for a long time. Detractors say the slow pace shows that it's a technology not meant for prime time, suitable only for Euro-style socialists. The funny things is, electric vehicles are as American as Thomas Edison. Electri...

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