2016 Nissan LEAF

Canada Plug-In Electric Car Sales September 2015

It’s time once again to take a look at plug-in electric vehicle sales in Canada. The Chevrolet Volt after selling 167 cars in August fell back a bit in September to 126 units – but still keeping firmly in triple digits. For the Nissan LEAF, the 84 mile EV set a new year high…

1 day ago by Eric Loveday 6

2016 i3 color options. Wheel choices remain the same.

2016 Brings New Paint Colors For BMW i3

BMW has added three new color options for the i3 in 2016. At the same time though, they have deleted three colors, so the i3 is still available in six different colors. The pessimist may say, “It’s still only available in Solar Orange, and fifty shades of grey,” and while…

2 days ago by Tom Moloughney 26

BMW i3 on the Energy Floor

BMW i3 Charged By Footsteps – Video

Energy Floors – Power Of Dance (by Vice UK) from Energy Floors on Vimeo. BMW i3, the official lead vehicle for all major German marathons, is accompanied by Energy Floors’s kinetic energy floor modules. Kinetic energy floor modules? Well, that’s the device that generates electricity with your footsteps. Not much to…

5 days ago by Mark Kane 7

Real Time EV Sales Reporting and Historical Charts Can Be Found Here

September 2015 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

While September of 2015 isn’t the month that will be showing the “big gains”, it certainly pointed eagerly to October’s anticipated surge.  As new plug-in offerings came to market just as a new month opened. Specifically, Tesla kicked off the Model X launch on September 29th, by handing over the keys…

1 week ago by Jay Cole 32

2016 BMW 740e

BMW: We Won’t Do A Pure Electric 7 Series

Even though virtually every automaker out there says it will produce a Tesla-fighter at some point in the future, BMW is apparently not interested in producing an all-electric car that could compete with the Model S. BMW’s focus right now seems to be on plug-in hybrids with minimal electric range…

1 week ago by Eric Loveday 54

BMW X5 xDrive40e

BMW X5 xDrive40e – First Drive

BMW has made several announcements in the past few weeks about upcoming PHEV models. Naturally, with the ICE engines hitting the efficiency limits, many manufacturers are turning to plug-in hybrid solutions to keep up with reduced emissions levels. The first such vehicle to hit the US market from BMW is…

1 week ago by Michael Beinenson 27

BMW i3

BMW To Install 500 Charging Points In China This Year

500 charging points will be installed by BMW in China by the end of this year to address consumers’ needs. Stations will primarily be installed in the major cities of Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen. According to Gasgoo, next year BMW intends to spread the project to other cities and…

1 week ago by Mark Kane 9