Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Go Unused in Massachusetts

Electric vehicle charging stations purchased with federal stimulus funds and recently installed in Chelmsford, Lowell, and Tyngsborough sit mostly unused at a time when manufacturers of the vehicles are scaling back production, and skepticism about plug-in cars remains strong nationwide, despite aggressive marketing efforts, government incentives, and soaring gasoline prices. But community officials insist the stations are an investment in the future, and will create demand.
April 16, 2012

Electric vehicle charging stations recently installed in Chelmsford, Lowell, and Tyngsborough sit mostly unused at a time when manufacturers of the vehicles are scaling back production, and skepticism about plug-in cars remains strong nationwide, despite aggressive marketing efforts, government incentives, and soaring gasoline prices. But community officials insist the stations are an investment in the future, and will create demand.

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