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December 2016 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

Plug-in vehicles sales closed out 2016 with a flourish – and epically so, setting the new monthly record for EV sales in the US we had been looking for since the Summer…and it wasn’t even close. With all the numbers tallied up, an estimated 24,785 plug-in vehicles were sold in December…which…

3 months ago by Jay Cole 85

Kia Soul EV Extensive Review By Autogefühl – Video

Autogefühl released an extensive and detailed walk-through (as they always do) of the Kia Soul EV including coverage of the exterior, interior and overall driving experience. The overall rating is good, as it is found to be a very functional car compared to many other plug-ins. Also the pricing of the…

4 months ago by Mark Kane 10

October 2016 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

A year ago plug-in electric vehicle sales were pretty bleak, with October of 2015 showing the 6th consecutive monthly pullback. Now a year later those old results seem far in the past, as this month’s result – while not the huge gains we have been used to, still marks a full year’s…

5 months ago by Jay Cole 50

2016 Kia Soul EV: 1 Year Review – Video

Following up on a early review of a 2016 Kia Soul EV sent to us by Dax in Toronto, Canada last January, here is the follow-up, 1 year (long term) report on the 93 mile (epa rated) all-electric Kia. It is interesting to note Dax’s opinions on the car, especially considering…

6 months ago by Jay Cole 15

Wallpaper Wednesday: Kia Optima Plug-In Hybrid

The Kia Optima Plug-In Hybrid is approaching its sales debut, further expanding the fairly extensive plug-in product line-up on the market today (anyone remember 2011?). The Kia has a 9.8 kWh battery, that gives an expected 27 miles/43 km real work range (EPA estimate). The electric motor is just 50 kW, and probably won’t…

6 months ago by Mark Kane 6