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Drivers Aren't Charged Up by Electric Cars

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Drivers Aren't Charged Up by Electric Cars

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Drivers Aren't Charged Up by Electric Cars

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STEVE INSKEEP, host:

Okay, hybrid cars may be selling big. Purely electric cars are not. It is still hard to sell a car that drives at a maximum speed of 40 miles per hour and needs to be plugged in after 25 miles. But one car company is trying, and our last word in business today is ZAP. That's the name of the car, Z-A-P, as in Zero Air Pollution. Last month, Dominos started delivering pizzas in those cars, even though they're not very fast. The three-wheeled ZAP cars come in red or kiwi green or a classic zebra-stripe. I'm looking at a picture on the Internet now. It's shaped about like a beanbag or a balloon with the air going out.

The company CEO recently said that these cars were cute in their own ugly way.

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