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Canada Plug-In Electric Car Sales January 2016

It’s time once again to take a look at plug-in electric vehicle 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. The Chevrolet Volt, after selling…

2 days ago by Eric Loveday 11

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Ford Patents Batman-Like Electric Unicycle

Will the next Ford Focus Electric get an electric unicycle option? No…but check this out. In December, Ford Global Technologies published this patent – “Self-propelled unicycle engagable with vehicle” (Patent Number: US 9,211,932). The idea is to have a wheel with own electric motor and battery, that could be disengaged…

3 days ago by Mark Kane 28

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Ford Executive Discusses Automaker’s Electrified Future

VentureBeat recently interviewed Don Butler, executive director of Ford’s connected vehicles and services. Ford intends to launch 13 new electrified vehicles – which to them maddingly includes not only all-electric and plug-in hybrids, but also conventional hybrids (is this 2006 still?) in the next five years. Current plug-in offering include the Focus Electric…

1 week ago by Mark Kane 54

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

January 2016 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

While 2015 overall was a bit of disappointment when it came to plug-in sales in the United States, it was not surprising. We had expressed heading into 2015 that extraordinary market forces would be working to hold sales at bay for most of the calendar year…that is, until the tides changed in…

1 week ago by Jay Cole 37