Ford C-Max Energi At The 2014 Geneva Motor Show

Ford To Launch C-MAX Energi In China

Ford recently announced RMB 11.4 billion (nearly $1.8 billion) investment in China for research and development. On the Chinese New Energy Vehicles front, Ford intends to begin sales of C-MAX Energi plug-in hybrid in 2016. C-MAX Energi was earlier introduced in Europe, but without spectacular success (several hundred sold so…

3 weeks ago by Mark Kane 11

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

October 2015 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

Heading into October the anticipation was for the second generation 2016 Chevrolet Volt and new 107-mile option 2016 Nissan LEAF to push sales much higher than a year ago. For the most part, the Volt arrived in considerable numbers starting the 9th of the month (at least in relation to its first…

3 weeks ago by Jay Cole 48

MyFord Mobile App for Apple Watch Range

Ford Launches Smartwatch Apps For Plug-Ins

Ford has launched smartwatch apps for its plug-in cars (Focus Electric, C-MAX Energi and Fusion Energi) for both Apple and Android. This solution was developed to complement the MyFord Mobile platform for Android and Apple smartphones. The app enables one to check battery state of charge, determine range, set preconditioning…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 35

Ford Focus Electric

Ford Expands Workplace Charging

Ford announced a plan to increase workplace charging stations at its facilities as part of its commitment to plug-in electric vehicles. As of today, Ford has installed (since September 2014) 145 stations available for employee use at 43 Ford offices and manufacturing facilities in 6 US states and in Canada. That’s not that…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 22

LG Chem's Michigan Facility

LG Chem Adds 4th Battery Plant Line In Michigan, But For Whom?

LG Chem has been owning the spotlight when it comes to electric vehicle news of late. First, it was for selling General Motors lithium-ion batteries at a price of $145/kWh (of which the company was none too pleased with GM for disclosing), then for the revelation it will supply multiple components past just the…

1 month ago by Jay Cole 43

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…

2 months ago by Eric Loveday 6