Electric cars as bad as coffee or refrigerators: why we fear new things

National Drive Electric Week 2014: Charging in Austin. Photo by Aaron Choate.

Electric cars face opposition not just from entrenched interests that benefit from the use of fossil fuels, but from car buyers as well. Shoppers continue to express concerns about things like range anxiety and availability of charging stations, among other factors. Many are simply unfamiliar with electric cars—and thus suspicious of… …read more