February 2017 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

After finishing 2015 mostly flat, the US plug-in electric vehicle market entered February of 2017 having set monthly gains in 16 consecutive months, an impressive stat to be sure.  Of those 16 months, the last 8 months has seen sales really take off, averaging just over 50% per month. However, the very…

4 weeks ago by Jay Cole 51

Nissan LEAF Sales Open 2017 Strong In Japan

The Nissan LEAF seems immune to kWh-deficiency in Japan, as the 30 kWh edition simply keeps selling strongly. It has now been more than a year since the introduction of car’s 30 kWh battery pack (and range bump from 85 to 107 miles), and sales results are still better significantly…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 21

German EV Sales Finally Gain Traction, Double In January

Plug-in electric car sales finally have shown some significant growth in Germany this past month. In January, 2,856 new cars were registered, which was 97% more than year ago, and one of the best results to date! Market share grew to 1.18% Encouraging is that both BEVs (all-electric vehicles) and PHEVs (plug-in…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 17