Saturday, September 25, 2021 10:14 PM

ELECTRIC VEHICLES LOOK TO CHARGE AUTO INDUSTRY - SOUTHERN STANDARD

The days of the gas guzzler may be numbered.

Electric cars are moving from the rear-view mirror to the middle of the highway and commanding more attention in the automotive industry.

GM is completely committed to it, said Champion Chevrolet owner Alex Nafe. I think GM has 25 electric models that will be out by 2025 and the vehicles we've seen are really good. Well probably sign up to be an electric vehicle dealer next year.

Warren County Industrial Development Board director Don Alexander returned on Friday from a statewide Economic Development Council conference in Memphis. He said the talk of the conference was the ongoing transition to electric vehicles.

With some of the new charging stations they are developing, you can get a full charge in 15 minutes, said Alexander. Thats about the time it takes you to fill up. GM, Volkswagen and Nissan are all committed to it. The year a lot of people are pointing to is 2035. Its projected 40% of all vehicles will be electric by then. Well be seeing fewer gas stations and more electric charging stations. But its projected that 80% of all charging will be done at your residence.

As for offers taking place right now, Nafe ...

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