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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…

1 week ago by Jay Cole 85

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

June 2014 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

Mass produced plug-in electric vehicles have been on sale in the United States since December of 2010.  Since then how many times have year-over-year comps been flat or down? Absolutely zero…and it hasn’t even been close. After a setting an all-time record high for EV sales in May with an estimated 12,053…

4 weeks ago by Jay Cole 39

Next Gen Smart Fortwo

Next-Gen Smart Fortwo ED To Use LG Chem Cells?

As we speculated 3 months ago, Daimler seems ready to unload its Li-Tec battery cell division.  Prior to the sell-off, Daimler acquired full ownership of Li-Tec by buying out Deutsche ACCUmotive’s stake. The writing is on the wall, it seems. Now comes word that Daimler is “considering scaling back its…

1 month ago by Eric Loveday 10

EV & PHEV registrations in Germany

Germany Plug-In Vehicle Sales Report May 2014

Germany’s plug-in vehicle market in May can be defined by one word – growth. 934 pure electric cars and 535 plug-in hybrids were registered last month, which is a new high for total plug-ins and for PHEVs alone. All-electric cars grew by 138.3% to the second best result ever. Rate…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 25

Simon and NRG eVgo Opening Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Throughout Orange County

Electric Vehicle Sales In The US Hit All-Time High In May

Since the start of the ‘current generation’ of plug-in vehicles in the United States, no one month has ever failed to delivered an improved result over the year prior.  Ever. Including this month, that number is at 42 and counting. However May still caught anyone who follows the EV selling trends off guard, as what…

2 months ago by Jay Cole 44