Large automakers bet big on electric vehicles, but large hurdles remain ahead

Two big announcements have rocked the pure electric vehicle (EV) world in the past month: Daimler acquired a 10% stake in EV startup, Tesla Motors, and Mitsubishi launched a compact, four-door EV – the i-MiEV (Mitsubishi innovative electric vehicle). California-based Tesla currently offers one sport...

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