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Old 02-28-2010, 02:46 PM
 
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
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Marc Korchin thought he had found his mission in life: to benefit the environment and save his fellow Bay Area residents money by selling zero-emission all-electric cars. Two years later, after burning through his life savings, he was forced to close his Berkeley dealership.

And Korchin is not alone. The Bay Area's independent electric car dealerships are in perilous shape, even as electric cars are being hailed as the next big thing by major auto manufacturers.

Running out of juice: Bay Area electric car dealerships close - San Jose Mercury News
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