So people can charge at the malls, coffee shops, work, homes, virtually anywhere they stop. There are even projects to charge at the stop lights via induction.
Most people for most of their life will never have to bother about visiting any special stations with just the today's technology of more then 200 miles range.
For me it is a game changer - no more spilled oil in the oceans, no more wars for oil, much less CO2 in the atmosphere - well almost, but at least much less, but anyway much better, not to mention the noise pollution. A dream world. If only
As for the review, well, we all know journalists have to make a living, controversial stories sells better, bla, bla bla, but there is a difference between facts interpretation, and a blatant lie, for me NYT is not a news source anymore, if I want entertainment I watch "The Daily Show".