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June 2015 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

The real start of plug-in vehicle sales in the United States each year have always been a fair-weather thing. Prior to heading into the first month of summer, sales jumped last month to an estimated 11,540 vehicles in May from about 9,000 the month prior. Which begged the question, “Can June top…

4 days ago by Jay Cole 30

Fueled By Everything?

Toyota Mirai Advertisement – Fueled By Oil Creek? – Video

While marketing electric cars, manufacturers typically distance their products from oil, but Toyota doesn’t seem to care. Mirai isn’t even a plug-in (besides CHAdeMO in the trunk to export power), so maybe that’s why Toyota is taking a different marketing approach. In its most recent video “Fueled by Oil Creek…

4 weeks ago by Mark Kane 37

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It’s Official: Toyota & Mazda Form Technological Partnership

It’s now no longer a rumor. Toytota and Mazda collaboratively confirmed that they are establishing a new technological partnership.  The goal is to “build a mutually beneficial long-term partnership.” In a statement, Toyota remarked: “By leveraging the resources of both companies to complement and enhance each other’s products and technologies,…

4 weeks ago by Eric Loveday 20

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May 2015 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

For the past two months, some unexpected players have come out of the blue to post record sales to help EVs post back-to-back gains; first the Fiat 500e in March, then the Chevrolet Spark EV in April. However in May, the traditional big names are back to their normal leadership positions, with the Tesla…

1 month ago by Jay Cole 56

2015 Nissan LEAF

Plug-In Electric Car Sales Canada April 2015

It’s time once again to take a look at plug-in electric vehicle sales in Canada. For the month of April, the Nissan LEAF set an all-time record for single-month sales in Canada with 127 LEAFs sold. Sales of the Chevrolet Volt improved by 1 unit over March for a total…

2 months ago by Eric Loveday 8