Myth: I'd never buy an electric car because I'd run out of power and be stranded.
Reality: Don't be so paranoid.
It would be true, of course, if you decided on a whim to drive from Cincinnati to Sea World, but Chrysler found that 80% of American drivers travel 40 miles or less each day. In Europe the distance is even lower. -- B.D.
NEXT: Wheels: How reliable are the distance ratings?