Across the United States, gas stations outnumber charging stations for electric vehicles by a ratio of approximately seven to one. Large stretches of highway without charging stations and a general scarcity of places to plug in give many potential EV adopters cold feet, and understandably so. This means that building more charging stations is in the interest of consumers, who want convenience and security; automakers, who want to sell more electric vehicles; and even power utilities, who naturally want to sell more electricity. So why isn’t anyone taking charge of ramping up infrastructure? Numerous studies have corroborated the finding that worry over lack of charging station is a major deterrent for many drivers. Inversely, studies also show that consumers are more likely to buy an electric vehicle if they have seen charging stations around their hometown. All this is in spite of the fact that anxiety over charging station […]