Sales of electric vehicles in the U.S. will reach 110,000 units, a value of $3.3 billion, in 2003, if California sticks to its zero emissions vehicle mandate set for that year, a study by the Freedonia Group predicts. Sales will grow to 210,000 ($5.3 billion) in 2007, the company says. Despite intense marketing campaigns, sales of EVs have not reached the numbers anticipated a few years ago, the Freedonia study points out. Hampered by performance problems such as a limited driving range ...

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