August 2014 was a landmark month for Battery Electric Vehicles. The electric vehicle press trumpeted these achievements, for example.
The mainstream media however had a different reaction. Here are some of the headlines
- Time Magazine – Why Hybrid and Electric Cars Have Lost Their Spark
- LA Times – Electric vehicle sales are running out of gas
- Wall Street Journal – Demand Ebbs for Electric, Hybrid Cars
How can the highest EV sales on recorddraw such negative remarks?
The conspiracy theorist side of me says that EV detractors want to drown out the real story and fill everyone’s heads with negative stories. Very few average citizens read EV press articles, but they do read the Wall Street Journal, Time Magazine and the LA Times. The average citizen can be excused for believing EV’s have…
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