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July 22. 201 3 Vol.18 No. 19


But why aren’t selling better?

by Bruce Green Energy News

of new electric cars aren’t Much less than in fact. But fear that cars will be abandoned, once again? Have no They’re here to stay.

For one thing, California regulators cave this time and let car walk away from California is one of the world’s largest car If car makers have to build EVs for market, they might as sell them in others. why are some car makers selling EVs in California and perhaps another or two, not all states?

Because cars is not just having on the lot. It’s making parts are available at dealerships (an undertaking in itself) and that are trained to work on them expensive undertaking) Another why might be a lack of cars to

Like California, the European and China are trying to build zero emission, electric car With cars, in general, more and more global cars developed there can be here and everywhere. With emission cars there’s no about meeting emission regulations since there well, no tailpipe emissions.

Car may tell you otherwise, but pure, electric cars are easy and to develop compared with cars. (Easy and quick into lower development Not only are there fewer but if the manufacturer chooses he can buy many of the such as motors and battery or modules, as off the shelf, ready-made

There’s also the new corporate fuel economy (CAFE) looming. Car manufacturers are having a time squeezing 40 miles per out of cars, let alone nearly 55 mpg for the new regs. (True, the next who occupies the White House reverse the standard, but the public would be great.) The miles per equivalent (mpg-e) for electrics is 100. so car manufacturers get many towards conventional cars for EV sold.

Finally, and an important factor car makers would be foolish to There’s a growing segment of the that not only want to oil the heave-ho but Washington’s connection it. They’ve seen the country go to war for They’ve seen the power oil has politics. And they’re watching the deteriorate right in front of

In a word, they’re angry. take action with checking accounts and buy cars removed from oil in a show of and spite.

Then why aren’t electric selling better?

A major is the price of gasoline. Though high, it’s been way some time now, $3.50 a gallon is the new norm. have adapted: No more mad to buy alternative fuels like

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It’s a big leap to go from unlimited range to less a hundred miles with and car. It’s a change of that people are having working out. (Range may be dealt with by employing swapping combined with or rented batteries.)

The current of cars are expensive compared their conventional counterparts. Leaf sales leaped they dropped the price to the Sentra, for example.)

Yet, there’s another that may be keeping buyers here in the American market: the current crop of cars Maybe they’re not what are looking for in a vehicle. The Leaf, Focus Electric and Chevy are just little hatchbacks. exactly the most popular style for cars.) Fiat’s Scion’s iQ EV and smart’s ED show promise as perky city Yet these cars are too small for

The smart ED way too small for many. Model S is fantastic, so they but it’s for the one percent, not the rest of us The Volt, though sold as an range electric vehicle, is a nice hybrid, but still, as a it’s just another sedan.

Toyota’s very run second generation RAV4 real potential (more on below), but Toyota shows no that they’ll make it a 50 car and build lots of them.

Automakers should have looked at back at themselves they developed this of electric cars. For what it was in a market, and sold for only brief period, the killed and GM EV-1 was loved by its drivers only 1100 units built. However, Toyota or leased nearly 1500 generation RAV4 EVs in California 1997 and 2003.

As of 2012 500 of these early electrified utility vehicles (CUVs) are on the road.

Crossovers are among the popular market segments, if not THE popular with some Practical to carry stuff the store, good visibility a high seating position, and improved fuel economy and handling, it’s not surprising are so well liked. What is the automakers didn’t chose platform in their EV efforts. Mazda has no interest in electric its, light and agile would make a great EV. The and getting great reviews Encore would also a good EV and be much like the liked first generation

The soon to be sold in America BMW i3 come close to an electric of a CUV and be very popular.

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