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EVs will cost the same as gas-powered cars by 2025

If the price of EVs is what's keeping you from giving up your gas guzzler, you may not have to wait long for the prices to come down.

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The ugly economics of green vehicles

All Of Us Want Cleaner Cars, But How Many Of Us Are Willing To Pay For Them?

It's fair to say that most consumers would prefer a green vehicle, one that has a lower impact on the environment and goes easy on costly fuel (in all senses of the term). The problem is that most people can't – or won't – pay the price premium or put up with the compromises today's green cars demand. We're not all "cashed-up greenies."

Ask ABG: Why are electric vehicles so expensive?

The two biggest issues around the subject of electric cars are probably the real-world range capabilities and the up-front cost. A reader pinged us today with the following question:

Shai Agassi says EVs will be cheaper than ICE cars... sort of

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VW's Stefan Jacoby doubts mainstream affordability of EVs in the next decade

It sounds like executives from the Volkswagen Group are speaking with one voice on the subject of plug in vehicles. While both Volkswagen and its premium brand Audi are working on various combinations of hybrid, plug-in and even fuel cell technology, it doesn't necessarily follow that these technologies will be readily available anytime soon. VW of America CEO Stefan Jacoby spoke to a