Mitsubishi i-MiEV is the 100,000th Electric Car Sold in America

Mitsubishi i-MiEV is the 100,000th Electric Car Sold in America
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When it comes to popular electric vehicles in America, the Mitsubishi i-MiEV isn’t exactly one of them, with overall weak sales since its debut. Continue Reading...

Tesla Beats Bill in North Carolina, Can Sell Cars

Tesla Beats Bill in North Carolina, Can Sell Cars
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Tesla has won the battle in North Carolina against the state’s automobile dealers when a House committee killed a bill that would have stopped the American automaker from selling direct to consumers. Continue Reading...

New York Bill Attempts to Put Tesla Out of Business in the State

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New York Bill Attempts to Put Tesla Out of Business in the State
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After losing its lawsuit against Tesla, New York auto dealers are backing a bill submitted to the state’s legislature in hopes to block direct car sales for Tesla. Continue Reading...

Real World Fuel Economy Top Complaint Among Green Car Buyers: Study

Real World Fuel Economy Top Complaint Among Green Car Buyers: Study
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In a recent study released by J.D. Power Asia Pacific, overall customer satisfaction with new-vehicle sales has declined, while fuel efficiency is the most frequently cited factor in choosing a new vehicle. Continue Reading...

EV Sales Predicted to Pick Up Later This Decade

EV Sales Predicted to Pick Up Later This Decade
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The sales of plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles (PEVs) have not been as strong as many had hoped, and a new study from Pike Research shows that around 410,000 PEVs will be sold between 2011 and 2015, falling short of the million mark that the Obama administration wants.  Continue Reading...

White House Will Miss 2015 Million EV Goal

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White House Will Miss 2015 Million EV Goal
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In 2008 when President Barack Obama was a senator, he pledged a goal of having 1 million electric vehicles on U.S. streets by 2015. Four years later, that goal seems far away at best. In his 2011 State of the Union address, President Obama said “with more research and incentives, we can break our dependence… Continue Reading...

Electric Vehicle Sales Could Be Half Of Originally Expected Levels

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Electric Vehicle Sales Could Be Half Of Originally Expected Levels
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Initial estimations for electric vehicle sales may have been a tad too optimistic, as a new report is coming out that EV sales may total half of what was originally expected by 2025. It’s probably too early to tell given human nature – who would have thought the Prius would be a hard to get… Continue Reading...

2012 Ford Focus Electric Priced from $39,995

2012 Ford Focus Electric Priced from $39,995
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Ford says it will deliver a few Focus Electrics before the end of the year (the car’s initial launch is targeted for California and New York/New Jersey) and indeed the company has already opened up a website for taking orders, though it says the vast majority won’t find owners until next year. Continue Reading...