23 Feb '17, 12pm

Speedy growth of electric cars will challenge automakers

Speedy growth of electric cars will challenge automakers

Stephen Edelstein Feb 23, 2017 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV pre-production vehicles at Orion Township Assembly Plant, March 2016 Enlarge Photo Estimates of electric-car market share over the coming decades vary wildly, but certain trends seem to be working in their favor. Battery prices should continue to fall, and tougher global emissions standards may put increasing pressure on automakers to build larger numbers of electric cars. But can automakers handle a sudden increase in electric-car production brought on by these factors? DON'T MISS: Electric cars lead to carmaker job cuts: new flashpoint? (Dec 2016) Not easily, according to new analysis. Electric cars will arrive in large numbers more speedily than anticipated , and the transition away from internal-combustion cars could prove painful for automakers, according to a recent article published in The Economist . Among the m...

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