Electric Car Usage In Iowa Remains Small

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

Electric cars often are seen as the future of the U.S. car industry, but their presence in Iowa remains small.

There are only 41 "pure" electrics registered in Iowa. Engineers say the state needs infrastructure like additional battery charging stations that will make the vehicles more available.

Electric vehicles can be a challenge on longer drives that require more charging. The newspaper reports there are only 33 public charging stations in Iowa.

Experts in the filed say electric vehicles will remain a niche product until manufacturers lower costs and develop a shorter charging time.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WOWT NBC Omaha 3501 Farnam Street Omaha, NE 68131 (402) 346-6666 sixonline@wowt.com
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 184852801 - wowt.com/a?a=184852801
Gray Television, Inc.