Why electric car incentives are necessary

The case of British Columbia

Several journalists have claimed that incentives offered to help reduce the price of electric vehicles go solely to individuals who would have bought electric vehicles anyways (free riders). Well, the case of BC, where EV sales plummeted after the incentive program ran out, diffuses this unsubstantiated argument [http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1094468_when-electric-car-incentives-expire-a-case-study-in-canada



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