- 
Listen To The Story
Marketplace

If you’re shopping for a car, you may know that two new electric vehicles are coming in 2017: the Chevy Bolt and the next-gen Toyota Prius plug-in. The reality is, the EV market has not dazzled. When President Obama entered office, he envisioned 1 million sales by 2015. Yesterday, the U.S. hit half that number. So today, the White House announced a new measure to bring more charging stations to the country, notably on key highway corridors. The question is, how much these new charging stations will jolt demand for electric vehicles?

As a nonprofit news organization, Marketplace is on a mission that drives what we do every day: to increase economic intelligence across the country. But we can’t do it alone. Become a Marketplace Investor today, in whatever amount you choose, and your donation will go twice as far, thanks to a dollar-for-dollar match from The Kendeda Fund.

Become a Marketplace Investor today – in whatever amount is right for you – and keep public service journalism strong. We’re grateful for your support.

Follow Scott Tong at @tongscott