More like this are on the way.Photo: Dave Pinter When President Obama in his State of the Union address called for 1 million electric cars to be on the road by 2015, skeptics scoffed. But in a report [PDF] released Tuesday, the Department of Energy basically said no worries. We've already arrived at our destination. That optimism comes from automakers' existing projections of how many electric cars they expect to produce over the next five years. "The production capacity of EV models announced to enter the U.S. market through 2015 should be sufficient to achieve the goal of one million …
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Todd Woody is an environmental and technology journalist based in California who writes for The New York Times, Quartz, and other publications.
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