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John B. Heywood and Valerie J. Karplus

Electric vehicles aren’t the solution - yet

By John B. Heywood and Valerie J. Karplus
August 22, 2009

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As the search for climate solutions hastens, urgency should not undermine long-term sensibility. While electric cars may seem like a silver bullet, forcing them into the market too quickly could preclude more thoughtful actions that would improve electric vehicle technology and reduce its costs. (Full article: 684 words)

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