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This year’s National Drive Electric Week comes as more governments are aiming to move away from conventional vehicles in the next couple of decades, EV sales are seeing enormous growth, and forecasters are bullish on their long-term outlook
The growth of EVs and plug-in hybrids, and the expectations for deeper penetration in coming decades, will result in the potential of feeding energy stored in vehicle batteries back to the electrical grid to smooth peaks and valleys in electricity demand.
Despite the lofty goal set by President Obama to reach one million electric vehicles on the road by this year, the country is only one-third of the way there. Dealerships are struggling to convince consumers to make the leap on EVs.
Electric vehicle sales have lagged with low gas prices. Tesla's award-winning Model S is bucking the trend, but it's not the only EV with enticing new features to offer motorists.