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Electric Cars: Drivers Love 'Em, Want 'Em--But Butts In Seats Is the Challenge

Electric Cars: Drivers Love 'Em, Want 'Em--But Butts In Seats Is the Challenge

By John Voelcker Nov 22, 2013 Follow John Add to circle Reddit This! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Volvo C30 Electric Arctic Test Drive Enlarge Photo It's pretty clear that many car buyers are very interested in electric cars , and that they love them when they drive them . Electric cars have a handful of natural advantages that offset their higher purchase cost: They cost far less per mile than gasoline cars, and they're simply nicer to drive . But if awareness of the many plug-in models now on sale is slowly increasing, why are sales of plug-in electric cars lower than many makers expected? (Although higher than hybrid cars at the same point in time.) Tesla Store opening in Westfield Mall, London, Oct 2013 Enlarge Photo Many impediments The challenge, as always, is what insiders call "getting butts in seats "--actually getting potential buyers behind the wheel of an...

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