Kia

2017 Niro

Electric Niro Plus More Plug-In Kia SUVs Coming Soon

A couple of Kia execs seems to be hinting that the automaker will soon electrify most of its lineup. Chief creative officer Peter Schreyer spoke in regards to the look of the Niro hybrid, a sport, compact SUV. According to Schreyer, the light electrification of the Niro has proven successful and…

3 weeks ago by Eric Loveday 13

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

July 2016 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

Plug-in electric vehicle sales have set a sales record in every month so far in 2016*, but something special has been happening over the past two months – year-over-year comps have been destroyed. For July, some ~13,432 plug-ins were sold, the 4th best result for any month of EV sales in the US (all…

4 weeks ago by Jay Cole 43

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

June 2016 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

While every month so far in 2016 has been an improvement, June was something special as the “Tesla rush” to meet Q2 estimates was far greater than the “Tesla rush” of Q2 2015 and Ford set multi-year highs for plug-in sales. In total, a new all-time record for plug-in sales…

2 months ago by Jay Cole 60

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

May 2016 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

Sales of plug-in cars have been on the uptick for quite some time now in the US, but Spring has been exceptionally strong for EVs. March saw a new all-time record set with ~13,845 sales (a 33% gain over the year prior), while April notched 10,557 sales (a 16% gain). For…

3 months ago by Jay Cole 49

Tesla Model X & S

Poll: Employees At Korean Automakers Prefer Tesla

Korea Herald recently reported on some poll results that include Tesla and employees in the automotive industry in Korea. The poll was conducted by Blind. Korea Herald explains what Blind is as follows: “Blind, a social app provider that operates anonymous bulletin boards for employees of a specific company or…

4 months ago by Eric Loveday 22

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…

4 months ago by Eric Loveday 12