Mercedes

Mercedes Was The Largest Acquirer Of Emission Credits Over The Past 12 Months Thanks To Nissan

Daimler Exits Tesla Investment, Banks $780 Million

Lots of investors have made money in Tesla Motors.  Few more than Daimler, as the company announced it had exited its position today. In total, Daimler nets a cool “cash inflow” of $780 million (about $1.26 billion net before deductions) for the remaining balance of its stake taken pre-IPO in 2009. At…

4 days ago by Jay Cole 29

The McLaren P1 -

Top 10 Best Looking EVs On Sale Today

Taking a break from the hard and fast news cycle of the week, we are stepping back for something a little less precise – “The Top 10 Best Looking EVs On Sale Today”. And rather than just put out a list myself representing InsideEVs, we opened it up to all…

2 weeks ago by Jay Cole 57

Mercedes-Benz S 500 PLUG-IN HYBRID

Mercedes-Benz S500 Plug-In Hybrid First Drive Review

Autocar recently tested the new Mercedes-Benz S500 Plug-In Hybrid, which went on sale this August in Germany with a price tag well above €100,000. With favorable winds (going down a hill), it could go up to 33 km (20 miles) on a 8.7 kWh battery pack. To move, the S500 PHEV uses…

3 weeks ago by Mark Kane 13

Tom's BMW i3 Prior to Wrap

BMW, Nissan, Ford, GM Set Records In August To Pace EV Sales Higher In US

August for plug-in sales in America was a month like no other, as 11 plug-in vehicles set new yearly highs during the month! And it was a good thing too, as very strong year-over-year comps (August 2013-11,273) coupled with Tesla’s summer production shutdown/focus on Asia threatened to end what was 44 consecutive monthly sales increases for the US…

2 months ago by Jay Cole 28

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August 2014 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

With three strong automakers consistently selling 2,000 or more plug-in vehicles every month (Nissan, Ford and General Motors), and two others also capable of reaching that level (Toyota, Tesla), seeing monthly sales cross the 10,000-level is becoming the norm. Last month in July an estimated 10,533 were sold, which was…

2 months ago by Jay Cole 46