Despite today's high gas prices, it's been one piece of bad news after another lately from electric car makers. Last week it was Smith Electric Vehicles calling off its IPO. On Tuesday it was Tesla Motors lowering its near-term outlook.
It had been more than a month since a company had gone public on a stateside exchange, but that dry spell ended with a bang when Trulia began trading on Thursday. On Friday, Smith Electric Vehicles, a maker of plug-in commercial trucks, was all set to follow suit ... until Thursday evening.