There’s a widespread assumption that all-electric vehicles are over the next two decades going to displace gas-powered cars in the marketplace, at least in the developed world.
Maybe, maybe not. We’re definitely witnessing a lot of new EV concepts, and some carmakers are even rolling out all-new, long-range electric cars, such as Nissan’s revamped Leaf and the Chevy Bolt, which arrived last year. And who can ignore Tesla’s Model 3 and its 500,000 pre-orders?
But EV market penetration is far behind where many industry experts thought it would be when this latest wave of electrified products started to hit, back in 2010.