Chase the electric dream: More than half a dozen electric car models to arrive by next year

More than half a dozen electric models will arrive by next year to expand the pool here to around 20

BMW.
BMW.PHOTOS: BMW, LEXUS, MERCEDES-BENZ, OPEL, PORSCHE, VOLKSWAGEN
Lexus.
Lexus.PHOTOS: BMW, LEXUS, MERCEDES-BENZ, OPEL, PORSCHE, VOLKSWAGEN
Mercedes-Benz.
Mercedes-Benz.PHOTOS: BMW, LEXUS, MERCEDES-BENZ, OPEL, PORSCHE, VOLKSWAGEN
Opel.
Opel.PHOTOS: BMW, LEXUS, MERCEDES-BENZ, OPEL, PORSCHE, VOLKSWAGEN
Porsche.
Porsche.PHOTOS: BMW, LEXUS, MERCEDES-BENZ, OPEL, PORSCHE, VOLKSWAGEN
Volkswagen.
Volkswagen.PHOTOS: BMW, LEXUS, MERCEDES-BENZ, OPEL, PORSCHE, VOLKSWAGEN

There are already close to a dozen electric car models green-conscious motorists can buy now.

Consumers, however, have generally been reluctant to adopt the new technology. Electric models currently make up less than 0.1 per cent of new car sales.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 07, 2020, with the headline 'Chase the electric dream'. Subscribe