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September 2017 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

Let the good times roll! After years of build up, September marks the start of “something big” for plug-in vehicle sales in the US.  And sure, this past month also marks a full 2 years/24 months* worth of consecutive gains (an impressive accomplishment for sure), but we haven’t seen anything…

2 weeks ago by Jay Cole 88

Ford OjO Commuter Scooters Priced From $1,999.99 – Video

This ain’t your Dad’s Ford. Probably not your Mom’s, either. The Blue Oval’s plan to go “all-in” on electrification extends beyond the typical four-wheeled boxes usually found on its dealer’s showroom floors, apparently. The Detroit automaker has joined forces with OjO Electric to launch a co-branded battery-powered scooter with six…

3 weeks ago by Domenick Yoney 23

ME2 L-Loop in a Ford Focus Electric at The Battery Show 2017.

ME2 L-Loop Self-Charges Your EV. No, Really

What’s an extra bank of batteries among friends? There have been any number of creative ways to extend the range of an electric vehicle, from little trailers that either burn gasoline or have an extra battery pack so that you can charge up even when you’re nowhere near an electric…

1 month ago by Sebastian Blanco 32

August 2017 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

Thanks to a record setting August for plug-in sales, the US finds itself just a month away from marking a full two years worth* of monthly year-over-year gains. August was again led by the three offerings one might have expected heading into the month: the Chevrolet Bolt EV, Tesla Model S…

2 months ago by Jay Cole 173

Ford Escape, Lincoln MKC Plug-In Hybrids Coming In 2019

At Ford, electrification means mostly hybrids, but a few plug-ins are included in the mix. While some analysts are making heady predictions about Ford being “all in” on electric vehicles, reports of actual product in development would seem to reflect a rather more conservative approach. According to Automotive News, the…

2 months ago by Domenick Yoney 58