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1 week ago

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Chevrolet Bolt EV Rated: 238 Miles Of All-Electric Range, Arrives This Year

One of the longest running questions on the upcoming, Chevrolet Bolt EV has been answered, as General Motors announced that its all-electric car will have 238 miles (383 km) of range via its 60 kWh battery. In addition, GM announced that the Bolt EV receives an overall efficiency rating of…

2 weeks ago

2017 BMW i3 REx with 33 kWh (94 Ah) batteries arrived this month at US dealers...and with them, long awaited efficiency data!

2017 BMW i3 Rex (94 Ah) Arrives In US, Rated At 97 Miles AER, 180 Total Miles

The 2017 BMW i3 with improved, larger battery option was first announced over four months ago. And immediately we heard that the 2017 edition would arrive with a 33.2 kWh (94 Ah) option, good for 114 miles of range in the all-electric version – a 41% improvement over the earlier BEV version of the…

3 weeks ago

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August 2016 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

Plug-in electric vehicle sales once again soared to new heights in August, obliterating (admittedly weak) 2015 results. EV sales in the US have now set a sales record in all 8 of the month so far this year*, but like the two months prior, huge gains have now been logged more…

1 month ago

How Much Would Range Increase If P Was Removed?

Tesla Launches Model S P100D & Model X P100D, Up To 315 Miles Range, 60 mph in 2.5 Seconds

Tesla CEO Elon Musk got the speculation ball rolling earlier today with this Tweet: Well, it’s now past noon California time and as promised, Tesla did make a product announcement, the long-awaited and much-leaked P100D is launching now. Tesla is highly focused on the “Quickest Production Car in the World”…

1 month ago

Take That DC Charge!

2017 Ford Focus Electric: 100+ Mile Range/33.5 kWh Battery, C-Max Energi Gets Refresh Too

About a million years ago (ok, it was December), Ford announced that the next model year Focus Electric would have its ranged increased to at least 100 miles/160km (EPA), and would add DC fast charging abilities. Now, thanks to getting our hands on a fresh copy of the 2017 MY Ford…

2 months ago

May Sales, Lead By The Nissan LEAF and Fusion Energi Look Make It Three Good Monthly Results In A Row

July 2016 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

Plug-in electric vehicle sales have set a sales record in every month so far in 2016*, but something special has been happening over the past two months – year-over-year comps have been destroyed. For July, some ~13,432 plug-ins were sold, the 4th best result for any month of EV sales in the US (all…

2 months ago

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Tesla Releases Master Plan Part 2 – New Kind Of Pickup Truck Part Of Plan

Tesla CEO Elon Musk first published “The Secret Tesla Motors Master Plan (just between you and me)” way back in August 2006. The bullet points of that original secret plan was/is as follows: Build sports car Use that money to build an affordable car Use that money to build an even…

2 months ago

Tesla Model X 60D

Tesla Model X 60 kWh Now Available – Starting Price Is $74,000

Tesla now offers an entry-level version of the Model X. With a 60 kWh battery pack, this version starts at only $74,000. Just like with the S, Tesla software limits the 60 kWh Model X. The 60 kWh X comes fitted with a 75 kWh battery pack, but in order…

3 months ago

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June 2016 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

While every month so far in 2016 has been an improvement, June was something special as the “Tesla rush” to meet Q2 estimates was far greater than the “Tesla rush” of Q2 2015 and Ford set multi-year highs for plug-in sales. In total, a new all-time record for plug-in sales…

4 months ago

Tesla Model S 60

Tesla 60 & 60D Added To Model S Lineup – Pricing Starts At $66,000

Tesla Motors has just announced that the Model S lineup will be expanded to include two lower-end versions: 60 and 60D. The new Model S 60 has 210 miles of range and a top speed of 130 MPH. It can zip from 0 to 60 MPH in 5.5 seconds. Pricing…

5 months ago

2017 BMW i3 Gets New 94 Ah Cells, Good For 33 kWh Of Energy And ~114 Miles Of Range

Official: 2017 BMW i3 Gets 33 kWh Battery, Range Increases To 114 Miles

  Precisely as we had predicted some 5 months ago, BMW revealed today that the refreshed 2017 BMW i3 will get 94 Ah cells, which will bump battery capacity up to 33 kWh (from 22 kWh today) and will increase range substantially to “up to 114 miles,” according to BMW….

6 months ago

Tesla Model 3 Reveal

Tesla Model 3 Arrives: 215 Miles Of Range, $35,000 – Full Details

Late Thursday night in Hawthorne, California at Tesla’s Design Studio, CEO Elon Musk introduced the much anticipated Tesla Model 3. And most importantly, it did not disappoint.  Tesla delivered on all counts promised, and then some. With a sleek and familiar style to everyone who is acquainted with the Model S, X…