Going through the motions? National Geographic can't help but notice in its breakdown of the...


Going through the motions? National Geographic can't help but notice in its breakdown of the electric vehicle market that Honda (HMC -2.8%) is a timid player with only 1,100 Fit EVs planned for production over the next three years. Critics call the model a "compliance car" aimed at satisfying mandates in California sitting over the industry, but after seeing Nissan (NSANY.OB) struggle to gain any meaningful return off of its $5.6B bet on EVs it's an admonishment that Honda investors can probably live with.

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  • bigbenorr
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    Another big government success story!!!
    28 Sep 2012, 02:09 PM Reply Like
  • Hubert Biagi
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    Good thing, because if EVs ever take off, these will overload the electric grid...
    28 Sep 2012, 02:15 PM Reply Like
  • NightFire45
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    How? You charge them at night when there is an abundance of capacity. If anything it's a good thing because electricity on the grid cannot be stored.
    28 Sep 2012, 05:14 PM Reply Like
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