25 Feb '12, 3pm

Electric Cars: Bypassing the Pump, Celebrating the Socket

It has been a rotten few months for electric cars. Less than a year ago, E.V.’s and plug-in hybrids seemed ready for a mass takeoff, with the Nissan Leaf and Chevrolet Volt leading the charge down the runway. But early sales have been disappointing, causing some analysts to express caution. Are plug-in cars establishing a foothold? Or might they be done in by familiar factors: high prices, short range, long charging times, plentiful gasoline and consumer resistance?

Full article: http://evworld.com/news.cfm?newsid=27458

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