Sources: CBS 5, Green Car Reports
quote: It is the time actually; just not mature enough for very hot climates like Arizona.
quote: by toffty on July 19, 2012 at 3:32 PMNo contradiction at all.How 'bout in Alaska. Gas cars don't start all the time in the winter when the oil in the engine freezes. Not the case with electric cars . So ICE vehicles are NOT ready following your logic.
quote: It's heat that kills the battery. Here in Colorado the climate's perfect for battery cars and there's no fear of the engine not starting with an electric in really cold weather =D
quote: For your information as well: The battery is made up of 20 or so cells. It'll usually be a cell that goes bad (not the entire battery) so it's not as costly (~$500)