Coming to Dealers Soon: An Array of Electric Cars
nytimes.com — Now automakers must prove that the technology, and the market, are ready.
After years of talk and prototypes, some automobile makers believe the electric vehicle is about to become more than just a science experiment.
The French company Renault will unveil a lineup at the Frankfurt motor show this week that includes a purely electric sedan, without a backup internal combustion engine. Renault says the vehicle will be in showrooms by 2011.