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Real Time EV Sales Reporting and Historical Charts Can Be Found Here

April 2016 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

It is no secret that plug-in sales in the US have been on the upswing of late.  Heading into April, five consecutive record sales months have been logged – and April continued that trend, making it six in a row, although unlike last month, it was no “sure thing” until all the…

2 days ago by Jay Cole 34

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March 2016 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

We can now officially end the “low gas prices hurt plug-in vehicles sales” argument as March banks a 5th consecutive monthly record in the US. Additionally, March had another unexpected bonus surprise, a new all-time record for the US. For March, and estimated ~13,725 plug-ins were sold, good for an impressive…

1 month ago by Jay Cole 31

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Canada Plug-In Electric Car Sales January 2016

It’s time once again to take a look at plug-in electric vehicle sales in Canada. Less and less automakers report plug-in electric car sales in Canada now, so the list of vehicles below has dwindled down significantly to just a few of the major models. The Chevrolet Volt, after selling…

3 months ago by Eric Loveday 11

Real Time EV Sales Reporting and Historical Charts Can Be Found Here

January 2016 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

While 2015 overall was a bit of disappointment when it came to plug-in sales in the United States, it was not surprising. We had expressed heading into 2015 that extraordinary market forces would be working to hold sales at bay for most of the calendar year…that is, until the tides changed in…

3 months ago by Jay Cole 39

Smart Demonstrates Why Its EV Isn't Meant For The Country...And Why SUVs Should Stay Out Of The City

Smart ED Sales In U.S. Decreased By Half In 2015

In the U.S., smart relies on a single model – fortwo. The tiny city-mover noted over 28% sales drop in 2015 from 10,453 to 7,483. The all-electric version went down even more miserably by nearly 47% to 1,387! Isn’t the U.S. ready for tiny electric cars or is the price…

4 months ago by Mark Kane 37