Posts Tagged evs

2016 Kia Soul EV

South Korea Pushes Forward To Advance Its Domestic EV Market

EVs are not very popular in South Korea, especially in comparison to other countries. As a result, the country plans to solve this problem through reduced taxes and insurance, government subsidies, increased charging station infrastructure, and advanced battery development. Taxes added to the purchase price of EVs are now being reduced in South…

6 days ago by Steven Loveday 6

Nissan LEAF

“Consumers Adore” Electric Cars, But Still Not Flocking To Them

Although gas prices are rising again, and automakers are investing tons of money into electric cars, consumers are not fully engaged. Britta Gross, director of advanced vehicle commercialization policy at General Motors explained: “Consumers adore these vehicles. People love the quietness, the smoothness, the seamless drive. Why don’t consumers flock to these…

1 month ago by Steven Loveday 74

China production and sales of New Energy Vehicles – December 2015

China’s Electric Car Boom Met With Skepticism

Automotive News recently published an extensive article about China’s electric car boom, in which many aspects of the growth is questioned by skeptics. In 2015 production and sales of plug-ins (New Energy Vehicles) increased to over 330,000, out of a total of some 21.1 million vehicle sold. China is the largest, and…

5 months ago by Mark Kane 17

Which one do you like?

Former Stig Drives Electric Cars On The Track – Video

Former Top Gear Stig, Ben Collins takes a spin in 7 different mid-range &/or lower-price range plug-in electric cars with 7 different passengers. The 7 passengers were part of this “Daily Telegraph competition winner” thing, and they will be testing these vehicles at the Millbrook test track. In the short video…

1 year ago by Mike Anthony 12

Diverse Group of 67 Organizations ask Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic Governors and Governors-Elect to Capture the Economic, Environmental, and Public Health Benefits of Electric Vehicles

Group Of 67 Organizations Urge Government Leaders In Northeast, Mid-Atlantic To Support Electric Vehicles

Acadia Center announced that a coalition of 67 businesses and organizations, including utilities, other private companies, business groups, electric vehicle advocacy groups, and environmental groups, urges the Governors and Governors-Elect in the eleven Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic states to make policies that support electric vehicles (EVs) a top priority for their…

2 years ago by Mark Kane 5