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  •  reliance on range is overstated. (0+ / 0-)

    The vast majority of trips are short range.  There is nothing whatsoever wrong with owning a 40-50 mile range electric vehicle for 90% of your driving, and renting a gasoline vehicle for long trips.

    The key is that manufacturers cannot charge a premium for such a short range vehicle.

    It's also likely that fleet services like iGo or Car2Go or ZipCar are a better place to introduce those kinds of vehicles than individual ownership.

    -7.75 -4.67

    "Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose."

    There are no Christians in foxholes.

    by Odysseus on Thu Apr 25, 2013 at 02:19:20 PM PDT

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