This photo taken on April 19, 2013 shows a Chevrolet Volt electric car being charged in a parking lot at General Motors (GM) China headquarters in Shanghai. Even as Chinese cities fight off pollution, sales of gas-guzzling SUVs are blazing past those of greener-energy cars even though the latter enjoy official backing.
While Tesla has found success in the premium luxury segment, even surpassing sales volume of the more affordable Chevrolet Volt, they will run into the same difficulties faced by Chevrolet, Nissan, and others in trying to sell an electric vehicle to mainstream consumers that will find it more difficult to pay the premium prices associated with electric vehicles.
The plant initially will manufacture batteries for the Chevrolet Volt, and the volume is expected to consistently increase depending on the EV market and securing additional contracts
Despite their shortcomings, lithium-ion batteries are widely used in laptops, cell phones and other portable electronics, as well as in cars such as the Chevrolet Volt, made by General Motors Co, and the Model S made by Tesla Motors Inc.More quotes »
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