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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…

2 days ago by Jay Cole 29

Porsche 918 Spyder

Porsche 918 Spyder Productions Comes To An End

All 918 examples of the limited-production Porsche 918 Spyder have now rolled off the line.  Porsche issued a press release declaring that 918 Spyder production is now over. Here’s the press release: Porsche super sports car with hybrid drive reaches its limited edition volume of 918 units Atlanta. This week,…

1 week ago by Eric Loveday 5

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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…

1 month ago by Jay Cole 56

Porsche 911 Carrera GTS - Hopefully Someday This Will Be Offered As a Plug-In

Porsche 911 Plug-In Hybrid “Possibly” Next Porsche PHEV

Porsche already introduced three plug-in hybrid models and it seems that an additional two are coming soon (Macan and 911): Panamera S E-Hybrid Cayenne S E-Hybrid 918 Spyder Macan plug-in hybrid (within 1-2 year) 911 plug-in hybrid 911 is of course a new proposition put forth by CEO Matthias Mueller. A…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 4

2015-2016 Chevy Spark EV - Now Featuring LG Chem Cells And Assembled at GM's Brownstown Battery Plant

LG Chem Says It’s Ready To Supply 300 Mile, 120 kWh Batteries

During the 28th Electric Vehicle Symposium and Exhibition in Goyang, South Korea, earlier this month, LG Chem announced that they were ready to supply much larger lithium-ion batteries packages to those interested in producing all-electric vehicles that would rival the Tesla Model S in range. More specifically, the battery maker says it can…

1 month ago by Jay Cole 141