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    Thursday, July 09, 2015

    PLUG-IN CARS – THE GOOD, THE BAD, THE GIRLS

    Tech backgrounder: The merits and challenges of electric cars

    Bill Howard, July 6, 2015 (Extreme Tech)

    “Electric vehicles deserve more market share than the sub-1% they now eke out in the US. Of the 16.5 million cars and light trucks sold in the US last year, EVs could do the jobs of at least a million of them, an order of magnitude more than the meager-but-growing 63,000 battery-only electric vehicles sold here last year. Four things hold back EVs: range and cost (legitimate concerns); lack of understanding of the capabilities and advantages of EVs; and to a lesser extent, backlash from the hard-to-swallow statements by EV enthusiasts that an EV is right for nearly everyone… EVs get better and cheaper every year…The day-to-day savings mount up because of how cheap electric power is to run cars…[EVs may also be a better way to meet girls] than driving a Corvette or Porsche. Green is sexy…” click here for more

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