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March 2017 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

March EV sales in America sang a familiar tune last month, namely an 18th consecutive month* of gains. And with all the numbers now in, something very unique happened this month, as the US plug-in market crossed the 18,000 mark in sales for just the 2nd time.  But even more significantly, it…

3 weeks ago by Jay Cole 79

Smart Forfour Electric Drive Test Drive Review

The Smart Forfour electric drive will soon enter the market and it seems that Renault Twingo-based EV will be a much better value proposition than the two-seater. The Forfour ED has the same 60-kW electric motor and the same 17.6-kWh battery as the Fortwo ED, but it – surprise –…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 16

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Smart Fortwo Electric Featured By Autogefühl – Video

  The latest generation of the Smart Fortwo electric drive vehicle was recently reviewed by Autogefühl, and they’ve got the video to prove it. According to Autogefühl, the Fortwo is a great – but tiny – two-seater that provides a lot of fun, with agile driving in cities. Parking, however,…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 8

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…

2 months ago by Jay Cole 51