The electric car market’s apparently smoothly accelerating journey along the global sales highway has hit a speed bump. The industry is running out of wealthy, green-conscious buyers and is shocked to find that the broad middle class of consumers owning just one cheap car that they need to get to work or take the kids to school is showing little interest in expensive electric vehicles.
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Mark Lawson has written ‘Dark Ages – the looming destruction of the Australian power grid’ (Connor Court)
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