Five Reasons Why Your Next Car Will Be Electric

Jim Motovalli sees the pressure building for an electric vehicle future.

Published: 29-Dec-2009

By Jim Motovalli

Take a look at that gas-guzzler in the driveway. Are you ready to wave goodbye in favor of something cleaner, greener and plugged in?

At the end of 2009, there's no turning back: We're going to electrify the world's auto fleet, and soon. I know, I know - besides hybrids, there aren't a lot of green cars on your radar right now. Today, 100 percent zero-emission battery-powered cars are scarce on the ground - there's a motley assemblage of 3,000 of them registered.

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