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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 weeks ago by Jay Cole 45

The Mercedes-Benz B-Class ED Arrived In The US In July!

Another Record For July EV Sales In The US As Nissan And GM Lead

Another record month of electric vehicles sales was logged in July for the US, as an estimated 10,533 plug-ins were sold.  Compared to a year ago’s 7,892 sold, a 34% increase was realized. If that good news statement sounds familiar…well, it should, as it marks the 32nd consecutive monthly record set in America. In other words,…

1 month ago by Jay Cole 14

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

July 2014 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

What started out as an improving plug-in sales environment in the United States for 2014 has turned into an unstoppable force as the past two month have showed unparalleled growth. Previously in June,  an estimated 11,893 plug-ins were sold, which was up 43% from June of 2014 – a result…

2 months ago by Jay Cole 57

FUSO Canter E-Cell

Daimler Presents New FUSO Canter E-Cell

Eight brand new FUSO Canter E-Cell electric trucks began customer trials in Portugal this month. We are not sure how serious Daimler is on electrification of Canter, but this is already the second step as the original prototype model had world premiere at the IAA 2010. “The cleanest technology, whatever…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 3

This Guy At LG Chem's South Korean Battery Facility Now Gets To Take The Weekends Off As Demand Moves Back To Michigan

LG Chem To Supply 200 Mile Battery In 2016; But To Whom?

Today, LG Chem announced that it is planning on delivering 200 mile batteries in 2016. Here is the fun part.  In making the statement, LG Chem’s CEO Cho Suk-jeh DID NOT specifically call out the automaker (s) who have contracted with the company for their 2nd generation battery product. As LG Chem already…

2 months ago by Jay Cole 86