Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Electric Car Anxiety Disorder RAD

RAD refers to “range anxiety disorder” which is the fear and trepidation that an electric car owner feels while figuring out just how far he will have to travel before he can find a battery charging station.

RAD seems to be one of the main reasons that buyers shy away from electric vehicles. This concerns auto manufacturers and Washington politicians. According to Mr. Schechtman, only a few hundred public chargers exist right now and, as we sit upon the eve of introduction of several heavily-touted electric cars, someone better be thinking about "range anxiety."
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