Ford Is Expected To Compete For Most EVs Sold In April With Their Surging Fusion and C-Max Energi Products

July EV Sales In The US Drops, As Ford And BMW Take The Lead

Ford is currently the only major plug-in automaker building cars that isn’t currently working through a generational switchover, product upgrade, demand/production crisis – or on an extended assembly hiatus. Perhaps unsurprisingly then, Ford lead the pack for the first time since February with almost 1,700 plug-ins sold in July of 2015, None of Ford’s plug-in vehicles…

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

July 2015 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

Heading into July, plug-in sales in America had surprisingly crossed the 10,000-mark 2 months in a row, and 3 of the last four – but July is the end of the pleasant surprises, as the EV consumer’s anticipation for 3 new offerings in September is crushing sales dreams this month. With…

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Daimler Teams With Qualcomm On Wireless Charging

Daimler and Qualcomm announced a strategic collaboration on connected car technologies, which among many topics includes wireless charging. Qualcomm already developed and tested different prototypes of wireless stations with power of 3.3 kW, 6.6 kW and 22 kW. It’s expected that Daimler will implement and offer such a system for…

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Mercedes-Benz S550 Plug-in Hybrid

Mercedes-Benz S550 Plug-In Hybrid Priced At $95,325

Mercedes-Benz announced pricing of the new S550 Plug-in Hybrid. This luxury vehicle will be one of the most expensive among plug-ins, starting at $95,325 (including $925 for destination charge).  However, that price is in line with the ICE S-Class, so no premium is being charge for the plug-in. Official fuel…

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June 2015 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

The real start of plug-in vehicle sales in the United States each year have always been a fair-weather thing. Prior to heading into the first month of summer, sales jumped last month to an estimated 11,540 vehicles in May from about 9,000 the month prior. Which begged the question, “Can June top…

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Mercedes-Benz GLC 350 e 4MATIC

Mercedes-Benz Unveils GLC 350 e Plug-In Hybrid SUV

Mercedes-Benz unveiled its all-new SUV – the GLC, which will be available in plug-in hybrid version GLC 350 e 4MATIC. Without a doubt this is another model among the 10 new plug-in hybrids, planned by 2017. “The second generation of the mid-range SUV from Mercedes-Benz goes by the name of…

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