Sales of electrified vehicles are picking up steam and in doing so they’re making an impact on America’s consumption of fossil fuel. Continue Reading...
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Is there room for more contenders in the electric vehicle segment? With combined sales of the Nissan Leaf and Tesla Model S making up over 80 percent of all EV sales so far in 2014, it looks like the market is pretty much spoken for. Continue Reading...
Sales of plug-in vehicles reached an all-time high last year with around 96,050 units moved off the lots, an impressive increase compared to 2012’s figure of 53,172. Continue Reading...
California along with seven other states have made a pledge to get 3.3 million zero-emission vehicles onto their roads by 2025 by introducing new incentives for zero-emissions vehicle (ZEV) buyers. Continue Reading...
The U.S. Department of Energy has released a graph showing that electric vehicles are outselling hybrids over the same period of time since their introduction to the market. Continue Reading...
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...
Incentives and price cuts boosted electric vehicle sales in June. Continue Reading...
A Tesla fan-created petition asking the government to allow the American automaker to sell directly to consumers has reached the necessary 100,000 signatures to get the White House to take a look. Continue Reading...
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...
A Tesla fan is petitioning the White House stop requiring cars to be sold through third-party dealers. Continue Reading...
A New York bill that could have essentially put Tesla out of business in the state has been stopped. Continue Reading...
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...
Prices for electric cars are falling dramatically and the reason for the discounted cost may surprise you. Continue Reading...
Nissan took the hack-and-slash route with its Leaf Electric car, cutting prices dramatically with increased sales numbers in mind. Continue Reading...
Sometime over the weekend, the 100,000th plug-in vehicle was sold in America. Continue Reading...
Almost two and a half years after the Nissan Leaf went on sale, the little electric car can count 25,000 sales in the U.S. Continue Reading...
It’s a battle of less than epic proportions, yes, but the Chevrolet Volt outsold Nissan’s Leaf by a big margin for the second month in a row last month. Continue Reading...
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...
California has been known for leading the way when it comes to encouraging the sale of EVs, and once again the state is taking a new step by amending a law to sets a higher base limit for the number of zero-emissions vehicles each automaker has to sell in the state yearly. Continue Reading...
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...
Nevertheless, despite growing demand, overall sales are still small and for most consumers, the vehicles remain relatively expensive purchases – the LEAF selling for $33,000, the Volt $41,000, though of government incentives easy sticker shock somewhat. Continue Reading...