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Everyone wants plug-in electric vehicles. More importantly, everyone wants full-featured mainstream EVs that are affordable. Therein lies the rub. Batteries are expensive and heavy and, unfortunately, they are likely to remain so for quite a few more years. With the cost of major components still at elevated levels, manufacturers need to look at other areas to reduce costs, including manufacturing in "low-cost countries," notably China. Darryl Siry has delved into the idea of Chinese EV manufact

Australian motoring site CARSguide has done a round-up of affordable, practical and economical vehicle options on the local market. Looking at sub-$40,000 transport, their complete list of criteria in weighing up the models was: