It’s the time of the year for the lollapalooza of retrospectives. On the energy front, the electric vehicle (EV) was at the top of the year’s obsessions. As a foil for framing an exploration of the state-of-the-EV, we’ve chosen a recent column by Dan Neil, the Wall Street Journal’s automobile reporter, and graded the answers he’s offered to that column’s title question, “Should You Buy An EV Now?”

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