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Adopting the alternatives

Campaigning for president, then-Sen. Barack Obama set a goal of having 1 million plug-in electrics on the road by 2015. To be successful, the adoption rate for plug-in electrics - which essentially have no market today - must be much faster than it was for that other alternative car technology, hybrids.

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With Leaf, Nissan plugs affordability
Article | The Nissan Leaf, the first of several pure-electric vehicles being developed by major manufacturers, will be roughly comparable in price with conventional autos, the company announced Tuesday, posing what may be the first mass-market test of consumer interest in battery-powered cars.

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