What it took to buy an electric car in Texas: the good, the bad, and the ugly

2017 Chevrolet Volt, leased by Phil Ganz of Texas

Your mission, should you decide to accept it, is to locate and purchase or lease a Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid somewhere in the heart of Texas oil country. Hoping to make Tom Cruise proud, I accepted the mission. But first, a bit of perspective: in 2005 I had set out to purchase a Mercury Mariner Hybrid. I had done my homework, and knew exactly… …read more