Volkswagen’s Electric Effort Charges Up Detractors

6 Jun 2017   Electric Cars

Several state officials and auto makers are pillorying Volkswagen AG’s plan to sell battery juice to Americans driving electric cars, contending the project more resembles an unfair government-backed windfall than penance for cheating on emissions tests. The German auto giant will build an extensive network of charging stations in the U.S. in coming years, part of a $2 billion, decade-long promotion of environmentally friendly transportation in a market where electric cars are unpopular. The commitment is part of a…

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