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June 2017 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

We imagine the interest in June’s plug-in electric vehicle sales report is at a year-low right now. And not because the sales were off (they weren’t), but because possibly the most anticipated EV launch of all times goes down in July, taking the focus off this month’s results.  We of course…

1 month ago by Jay Cole 93

Toyota Sells All Remaining Shares Of Tesla

Toyota sold all of its remaining Tesla shares due to a lack of new developments related to the two automakers’ early partnership. Way back in July of 2010, Toyota made a smart move, following in the footsteps of Daimler the Japanese automaker purchased $50 million in Tesla stock. Daimler had…

2 months ago by Steven Loveday 21

Toyota To Trial Mirai Fuel Cell In China

Coinciding with the start of these tests, the brand will also establish a hydrogen station in the country. After reaching the cold winters in Scandinavia, the United Kingdom, the United States, Australia, and other places around the world, the eco-friendly Toyota Mirai will finally travel to China for first demonstration…

3 months ago by Anthony Karr 44

April EV Sales In US Rise For 19th Consecutive Month

It was during our September 2015 plug-in sales report we said the following: “Going forward (and as we have been saying since last winter), the extended EV sales drought in the United States should now be behind us.  We look for monthly sales to show strong gains beginning in October…

3 months ago by Jay Cole 62

April 2017 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

Heading into this month, and for a year and a half, we have reported monthly sales gains for the US plug-in vehicle market. And indeed, April 2017’s result makes it 19 consecutive months* of sales improvements. With that said, there was some mild headwinds during the month, and while April didn’t show any new…

3 months ago by Jay Cole 60