How Three High-Tech Countries Became Laggards in Electric Vehicles

(Bloomberg) — Japan meets all the conditions that should make it a frontrunner in electric vehicles: above-average incomes, a robust auto industry, high rates of new-car purchases, and a culture that generally embraces technology. Instead, electric vehicles made up a measly 1.8% of new cars sold in Japan last year.Last week, Bloomberg Green published an analysis of the 31 countries that have crossed the tipping point for widespread adoption of fully electric vehicles. Now it’s time to look at the bottlenecks — the countries that aren’t as far along the adoption curve as one might expect. Read MoreRead More