Who can fail to be attracted to the Tesla? That sleek, silent-running electric vehicle seems more common on the road every day. The introduction of the Model 3 has put this fascinating, tech-heavy brand of car into the same price category as the more expensive nonluxury conventional vehicles. As a result, Tesla can barely build them fast enough to keep up with demand.
Nor is Tesla the only make of electric car generating broad interest. Audi, BMW, Chevrolet, Ford, Mazda, Mercedes, Nissan, and other automakers are all expected to come out with new fully electric models in the next year or two.
Even so, there are limits to this revolution. Electric vehicles are still very expensive for the low-income consumer who can’t do without wheels. Even for consumers willing to pay more for added range, they are less suitable than conventional cars for certain long-range uses. The infrastructure for charging