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May Sales, Lead By The Nissan LEAF and Fusion Energi Look Make It Three Good Monthly Results In A Row

December 2016 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

Plug-in vehicles sales closed out 2016 with a flourish – and epically so, setting the new monthly record for EV sales in the US we had been looking for since the Summer…and it wasn’t even close. With all the numbers tallied up, an estimated 24,785 plug-in vehicles were sold in December…which…

2 weeks ago by Jay Cole 85

As Tesla Announces 2nd Quarter Earnings The Company Looks To New Markets For Future Sales (Photo: Recent Model S Launch In Hong Kong)

Automakers Ask Trump To Ease Emissions Rules, EV Mandates – Get Ready For A War

It didn’t take the “Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers” long to cobble together a lobbying request for President-elect Donald Trump to roll-back emission mandates and “alternative powertrains” (think plug-in electric vehicles) requirements.  Just ~48 hours after Hillary Clinton ceded the election to Trump, the group has put together a eight page letter (PDF here)…

2 months ago by Jay Cole 170

May Sales, Lead By The Nissan LEAF and Fusion Energi Look Make It Three Good Monthly Results In A Row

October 2016 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

A year ago plug-in electric vehicle sales were pretty bleak, with October of 2015 showing the 6th consecutive monthly pullback. Now a year later those old results seem far in the past, as this month’s result – while not the huge gains we have been used to, still marks a full year’s…

3 months ago by Jay Cole 50

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Smart Electric Drive ForTwo & ForFour At The Paris Motor Show

Smart unveiled it new family of electric cars this week from Paris, and become the first brand to offer all the models (all 3 of them) in conventional ICE versions and all-electric versions. smart electric drive fortwo smart electric drive cabrio smart electric drive forfour Some of the changes for the generational switch-over…

3 months ago by Mark Kane 20