Afters years of rumors about the next generation of electric vehicles, we finally have some real cars on the docket. Breakthroughs in technology, dropping battery costs, and a horse-race between automakers have yielded products that must be considered game-changers: 200-mile EVs that will run consumers $30,000 or less after incentives. The future arrived sooner than we expected.
This wave of plug-in vehicles has the potential to upend the industry as it stands, and Tesla won’t be the only one playing on the field. Every major automaker either wants or needs to have volume plug-in sales to stay relevant as a brand and compliant as a corporation. By 2020, most will have their next-generation EVs in the United States. General Motors got the jump on everyone, though.
But not for long. The General will soon have company. Here are the 10 electric cars that will change the auto landscape in the near future.