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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…

3 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…

3 months ago by Domenick Yoney 58

Ford Signs MoU To Build Electric Vehicles In China

Ford will build electric vehicles…in mass…in China. Ford and Zotye Auto are exploring the possibility of an all-electric vehicle joint venture (50:50) in China that would sell EVs under an indigenous brand. Both partners signed an MoU, but didn’t reveal either an intended production timeframe, or the value of the investment…

3 months ago by Mark Kane 16

July 2017 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

In July, 34 different models of plug-in vehicles were sold in the US, although one might believe that there was only one – as the Tesla Model 3 officially arrived on Friday, July 28th, 2017 – of which, InsideEVs was there live – check out the delivery party and first specs…

4 months ago by Jay Cole 48

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Ford Not Interested In Takeover Of Lucid Motors

Ford says it’s not interested in a takeover of Lucid Motors at this stage of the game. Raising enough funds to build a factory isn’t easy and Lucid Motors is finding that out the hard way now. Lucid Motors chief technology officer Peter Rawlinson previously commented: “We don’t have the money…

4 months ago by Eric Loveday 34

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…

5 months ago by Jay Cole 93