President Obama is clearly a big fan of electric cars. Not only has he made it a policy goal to put one million of them on the road by 2015, but he himself has vowed to drive a Chevy Volt when he leaves office one day. But if recent sales are any indication, it appears most Americans aren’t plugging into the President’s electric vehicle enthusiasm. As reported in Investor’s Business Daily, just over 30,000 Nisson Leafs and Chevy Volts were purchased last year, which means after 4 years and $5 billion of championing electric vehicles, the Administration is only 5% of the way there toward achieving its goal. It appears for now anyway, electric vehicles are driving down a very rocky road.
February 18, 2013 by CFACT,
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