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Ignorance and the Art of Electric Car Bashing

Tyler Hamilton contends that those who declare electric cars 'stillborn' in their first year display a stunning amount of 'ignorance.'

Published: 12-Sep-2011

There is a certain curmudgeonly segment of the population that seems to despise new, attention-grabbing technologies, particularly those that hold the potential to make the world a better place.

Electric vehicles fit all three categories, and this is probably why they have been criticized so much over the past two years – or past two weeks, for that matter.

The following points are almost always emphasized, and confidently passed off as “unwelcome facts” in attempts to prove electric vehicles are just a passing fad:

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