"According to the research, Frost and Sullivan predict that the charging infrastructure will grow at a compound annual growth rate of 128.12% until 2017, due to the currency of the ‘green’ concept and volatile oil prices. With ever developing technology in all industries that use and create batteries, the potential low cost benefits of future solutions will help automotive manufacturers produce even more vehicles based on demand and therefore create more charging stations."
"The problem...is that Nissan is having a hard time meeting the demand for their Leaf electric vehicle. At this point, the company is accepting new orders for the Leaf but they still have not worked their way through the initial 20,000 pre-orders taken in 2010. Because of that, prospective electric vehicle buyers can walk into a Chevrolet dealership and drive out with a new Volt but a trip to a Nissan dealership could mean a lengthy wait before you ever see your new Leaf. Nissan expects that the Leaf will be available in far stronger supply once the company begins American production later this year..."