Electric Car Makers: Oregon Wants You - Green Inc. Blog - NYTimes.com
Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven
APRIL 16, 2009
Last year Oregon had also aggressively negotiated with the Chinese carmaker, BYD , to manufacture its line of plug-in hybrids in the state for sale in the U.S.) Furthermore, changing the battery pack on say a Toyota Prius often costs a fortune, at least in most European countries, so such cars better be VERY cheap, but they’re not. But that cost in a built as an EV is much less than an ICE’s costs by about 1/2.