Where EV sales are now and where they may be headed, under a new administration that is expected to nudge the industry forward.
There isn’t a lot of experience or trust on which to base calculations about durability and cost savings for electric vehicles.
The move by the auto giant signals a shift as companies look to meet worldwide climate change goals.
The nation banned the sale of new fossil-fueled cars starting in 2030. Enthusiasts, and the public, are not sure the electric revolution will be complete by then.
Insiders say the ban just accelerates the inevitable.
One expert says the state may need to improve its electric grid, while manufacturers bring down prices and pick up battery production.
The announcement fell short of what investors were expecting.
Investors believe EVs are closing in on the internal combustion engine in terms of driving range and cost of ownership.
Right now, there are 63,000 public charging stations in the country, according to the Alternative Fuels Data Center, compared with 168,000 stations that serve gas.
The German automaker gets serious about EVs.