Electric cars continue to be an inscrutable market segment. No company is making money on them, yet carmakers – and now non-carmakers – continue to invest in them.
With the car business soaring and fuel prices at a four-year low, hybrids sales are slack, while plug-in electric orders alone are up about 37 percent for 2014.
A half hour wait is quite a jump from the 4 to 8 hours it takes to power up a car with the commonly used level two charger.
From Ford to Fiat, and classic to innovative, there was something for everyone at the 2011 Philadelphia International Auto Show.