Transportation Department

Electric Car Advocates Criticize Lack of Charging Options

North Dakota has at least two dozen chargers but they all are the slower kind that require hours for a full charge.

BISMARCK, N.D.–Electric vehicle advocates say the lack of charging infrastructure causes North Dakota to miss out on potential tourism and economic development dollars. Electric vehicle owners struggle to plan trips through North Dakota due to “range anxiety,” a term that describes a driver’s concern that his or her car will run out of power before it reaches its destination. North…