Ford Is Expected To Compete For Most EVs Sold In April With Their Surging Fusion and C-Max Energi Products

July EV Sales In The US Drops, As Ford And BMW Take The Lead

Ford is currently the only major plug-in automaker building cars that isn’t currently working through a generational switchover, product upgrade, demand/production crisis – or on an extended assembly hiatus. Perhaps unsurprisingly then, Ford lead the pack for the first time since February with almost 1,700 plug-ins sold in July of 2015, None of Ford’s plug-in vehicles…

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May Sales, Lead By The Nissan LEAF and Fusion Energi Look Make It Three Good Monthly Results In A Row

July 2015 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

Heading into July, plug-in sales in America had surprisingly crossed the 10,000-mark 2 months in a row, and 3 of the last four – but July is the end of the pleasant surprises, as the EV consumer’s anticipation for 3 new offerings in September is crushing sales dreams this month. With…

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June 2015 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

The real start of plug-in vehicle sales in the United States each year have always been a fair-weather thing. Prior to heading into the first month of summer, sales jumped last month to an estimated 11,540 vehicles in May from about 9,000 the month prior. Which begged the question, “Can June top…

2 months ago by Jay Cole 31

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Cadillac Fully Admits It Overpriced The ELR

We’re now seeing deals to be found almost everywhere on the Cadillac ELR.  Some ELRs have been selling for as low as $40,000.  With massive discounts being offered, Cadillac marketing chief Uwe Ellinghaus finally went on record to admit that the ELR’s initial price starting at $74,995 was way off: “One thing…

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May 2015 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

For the past two months, some unexpected players have come out of the blue to post record sales to help EVs post back-to-back gains; first the Fiat 500e in March, then the Chevrolet Spark EV in April. However in May, the traditional big names are back to their normal leadership positions, with the Tesla…

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Live Images: Cadillac CT6 PHEV From Shanghai Debut

Over the weekend General Motors debuted the Cadillac CT6 PHEV at the Shanghai Auto Show. The plug-in CT6 is a luxury, extended range sedan that can travel about 37 miles on electricity, of which GM says will cover “most daily commutes”. The car combines an electric motor and a 2 liter turbo…

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