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Next Electric Cars Burn Rubber, Not Just Save Gas

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December 02, 2013 AT 3:42 AM
Automakers focused on selling electric cars to the environmentally minded are now also setting their sights on new potential buyers: performance addicts. They are rolling out new plug-in models that put the premium on breakneck acceleration and fun behind the wheel, not just relieving pain at the pump. At the same time, the new sleek models are certain to glamorize electric cars, which often come across as stodgy, utilitarian subcompacts meant for solo commuting or grocery runs.