Lithium-ion Batteries to Cost 30% Less By 2017

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Lithium-ion Batteries to Cost 30% Less By 2017
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Despite the fuel efficiency benefits of a hybrid vehicle, the average cost premium of purchasing a hybrid over a conventional internal combustion vehicle is still approximately $2,000. In order to begin seeing the cost benefits of fuel frugality, an ownership period may be as long as 6 years before money saved at the tank can… Continue Reading...

Survey: Canadians More Likely Than Americans to Buy Electric Cars

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Survey: Canadians More Likely Than Americans to Buy Electric Cars
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Canadians are more likely to go electric when buying a new car compared to Americans, says research from a new study. Conducted by Synovate, a global market research firm, the company polled 1,800 new car buyers in the U.S. and 800 new car buyers in Canada. The study dealt with current petroleum based power-trains (internal… Continue Reading...