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 Petition Reaches 100,000 Signatures

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Tesla Petition Reaches 100,000 Signatures
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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 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...

Tesla Fan Petitions Government to Allow Brand’s Stores

Tesla Fan Petitions Government to Allow Brand’s Stores
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A Tesla fan is petitioning the White House stop requiring cars to be sold through third-party dealers. 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...

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...

California Law Aims at Increasing Zero Emission Vehicle Sales

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California Law Aims at Increasing Zero Emission Vehicle Sales
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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...

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...

Nissan Leaf Steals Sales Lead On Chevy Volt

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Nissan Leaf Steals Sales Lead On Chevy Volt
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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...