Picking up the Focus Electric, when the wife and the Focus Electric were still on speaking terms

Three Years with a Ford Focus Electric – Review

It has been three years and 60,000 plus miles behind the wheel of my Ford Focus Electric and the car has performed well.  In the battery only segment, the car still compares well to its main competitor, the Nissan LEAF. At this juncture, it is clear the Focus Electric is…

1 week ago by Marc Lee 96

Next Generation Chevrolet Volt

Canada Plug-In Electric Car Sales April 2016

  It’s time once again to take a look at plug-in electric car sales in Canada. Less and less automakers report plug-in electric car sales in Canada now, so the list of vehicles below has dwindled down significantly to just a few of the major models. No matter, a very…

3 weeks ago by Eric Loveday 11

U.S. Plug-In Car Sales Currently On 6th Consecutive Monthly Record (Data Through April 2016)

U.S. Plug-In Electric Car Sales Overview – April 2016

April plug-in vehicle sales in the US didn’t disappointed (full details) and once again set a new monthly sales record of 10,586 EVs sold (according to InsideEVs data and estimations), which is 16.4% more than year ago. U.S. is now on the path of strong growth, as April logged the 6th month in…

3 weeks ago by Mark Kane 10

2017 Ford Fusion Sport (ICE)

Refreshed 2017 Fusion Energi Gets Range Bump, Better MPG

The 2017 edition of the Ford Fusion Energi is notable for several reasons. Not only does the car receive its first “refreshed” body appearance package inside and out, but the base price is lowered for 2017 (see full SE sticker below for standard features), while another premium package is added for all of those…

3 weeks ago by Jay Cole 73

What Could It Be Under There?

Ford Model E Plug-In Rumored To Launch In 2019

Research firm AutoForecast Solutions reported that Ford plans to build its new Model E Plug-In Hybrid and BEV by 2019, at a new factory in Mexico. The rumor is that it’s slated to be the Toyota “Prius Fighter”. Sam Forani, VP of the forecasting company, mentioned that the vehicle will…

3 weeks ago by Steven Loveday 33

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

April 2016 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

It is no secret that plug-in sales in the US have been on the upswing of late.  Heading into April, five consecutive record sales months have been logged – and April continued that trend, making it six in a row, although unlike last month, it was no “sure thing” until all the…

4 weeks ago by Jay Cole 44

2014 Ford Fusion Energi Goes Mostly Unchanged

Ford Fusion Energi Cashback Offer Swells To $4,000 In California

Ford is running a special $4,000 cashback offers for 2016 Ford Fusion Energi in California through the end of May. As reported by CarsDirect, that is an increase by some ~$1,500 from the previous $2,500 incentive($2,000 plus a $500 finance bonus). “Starting today, Ford is offering a regional offer to shoppers in California of…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 16