The EV is not dead, and is alive and well. Did you see that the Phoenix Motorcars electric truck made it to the White House on Friday? It is the same one that you pointed out previously, that was showing in California.
Another look: http://www.freep.com/apps/pbcs.dll/a...D=200770223032
Company homepage: http://www.phoenixmotorcars.com/
Regardless of your Presidential opinions, it was good to see an EV get some love.