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EVs Are More Expensive Than Traditional Cars—But Not by Much

The average vehicle sells for significantly more today than it did in 2012.


Photographer: Alex Kraus/Bloomberg


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Last week, I engaged in a thought experiment about the future of the American gas station once electric vehicles take over the road. My conclusion: the big highway rest stop is probably OK, as is the urban fuel oasis; it’s the suburban gas station that may be turning into something else.