Electric car enthusiasts have plenty of successes to celebrate at the third annual Plug In Day events Saturday, and more may be on the horizon. But electric cars remain a sliver of the total market, and face an uphill battle toward widespread appeal.
State attorneys general say a new fruity alcoholic drink called Blast is being marketed to underage drinkers. Will the Pabst creation, promoted by hip-hop artist Snoop Dogg, be yanked off shelves?
With a federal tax credit and state rebates, the price for Nissan's zero-emission, all-electric Leaf could be just above $20,000. Fully charged, it'll go 100 miles.
This year, more automakers will roll out electric cars to American roadways.