By on March 25, 2019

2019 Nissan LEAF Plus - Image: NissanWhat does the electric car market look like? And what does the electric car market look like where you live?

Those two closely worded questions may well produce dramatically different answers.

Read enough hot takes on Twitter, unempirical features in tech media, and opinion pieces in the mainstream media and you could be left believing there’s no one left in need of a pickup truck, no one who needs to drive any meaningful distance, no one whose vehicular needs couldn’t be met by a scooter, and certainly no one who wouldn’t be satisfied by a sketchily-built electric car with disappearing doorhandles.

You won’t be surprised to learn that the origins of such beliefs, in part, stem from the locations in which they’re written: San Francisco, Manhattan, and Los Angeles, for example.

But what does the electric car market look like outside of the urban bubble? (Read More…)

Recent Comments

  • Carlson Fan: “EVs are fine for (probably close to) 90-95% of peoples’ needs.” That’s why as a 2nd...
  • dont.fit.in.cars: Nope. The issue is not technical (though doubt a camera will lass 200k miles) but liability. No...
  • Buickman: I disagree. it will be an abject failure. the marketing is fundamentally unsound.
  • TimK: Hummer EV makes a lot of sense, nobody in the target market cares what it weighs, and they can afford the...
  • bts: If you want to support America, buy an American product. They pay their taxes in America.

New Car Research

Get a Free Dealer Quote

Staff

  • Contributors

  • Timothy Cain, Canada
  • Matthew Guy, Canada
  • Ronnie Schreiber, United States
  • Bozi Tatarevic, United States
  • Chris Tonn, United States
  • Corey Lewis, United States
  • Mark Baruth, United States