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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…

4 weeks ago by Jay Cole 31

40,000 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV in Europe

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Sales Pass 40,000 In Europe

Mitsubishi celebrates its own milestone of 40,000 Outlander PHEVs delivered in Europe since October 2013. The Outlander PHEV is now even very close to overtaking the Nissan LEAF at 41,500. For Outlander PHEV, Europe significantly eclipsed Japan, which as of end of May was at 22,000. Outlander PHEV is now…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 13

new Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

Mitsubishi Unveils New Outlander PHEV

On June 18 in Japan Mitsubishi began sales of the new facelifted Outlander, unveiled back at the New York Auto Show. At the same time, plug-in hybrid version was unveiled in Tokyo. In Japan, sales of the new Outlander PHEV will begin on July 9. Design is similar to the…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 39

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May 2015 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

For the past two months, some unexpected players have come out of the blue to post record sales to help EVs post back-to-back gains; first the Fiat 500e in March, then the Chevrolet Spark EV in April. However in May, the traditional big names are back to their normal leadership positions, with the Tesla…

2 months ago by Jay Cole 56

Mitsubishi i-MiEV With Range Extender

Mitsubishi i-MiEV With Range Extender

When that Volkswagen range extender kicks in, this Mitsubishi i-MiEV most likely becomes the dirtiest electric car out there, but still we love the creativity that went into this project. What we wonder is whether or not this range extender can charge to i-MiEV (via hack) on the go or…

2 months ago by Eric Loveday 24