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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…

3 weeks ago by Eric Loveday 22

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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

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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

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Hyundai-Kia Discusses “Electrification” Catch-Up Plan

Lee Ki-Sang, in charge of Hyundai Motor Group’s eco-car powertrain division, shared his thoughts about electrification with Automotive News. The South Korean carmaker, that consist two brands – Hyundai and Kia, plans to leapfrog to the front of the industry’s pack and compete with Toyota. By 2020, 26 electrified cars…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 40

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March 2016 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

We can now officially end the “low gas prices hurt plug-in vehicles sales” argument as March banks a 5th consecutive monthly record in the US. Additionally, March had another unexpected bonus surprise, a new all-time record for the US. For March, and estimated ~13,725 plug-ins were sold, good for an impressive…

2 months ago by Jay Cole 31

Kia Soul EV

Kia Has Now Sold Over 10,000 Soul EV Worldwide

Since starting sales in April of 2014 through late January 2016, Kia has sold 10,210 Soul EV worldwide in less than two years. The numbers remains low versus expectations, but have been accelerating of late, as the last 5,000 were sold in over five months. Demand for electric Soul comes mainly from…

3 months ago by Mark Kane 25