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Are Electric Cars Ready for Mass Market?

Mass Market Electric Cars Debuting at Geneva Auto Show Source:  Citroen Ami One Electric Car New Market Conditions Could Favor China According to Germany's Center of Automotive Management, global electric car sales hit 2.1 million in 2018 and are forecast to rise to 2.8 million in 2019.  China is the biggest market with more than 1 million sold, Europe is second with 389,000 and the US third with 359,000 vehicles sold last year.  The market is expected to ramp up and start accelerating as the European Union's tough emissions standards start rolling out in 2021. Geneva Auto Show Electric Vehicle Debuts There are a number of mass market electric cars debuting in Geneva.  They are more affordably priced and have good driving range.  Some examples: Kia e Soul Honda Urban Citroen Ami One, a tiny, 2 seat, city car that doesn't require a license Renault Zoe Nissan Leaf Peugeot Citycar 208 Volvo Polstar 2, a compact with 275 mile range Some of the cars being in