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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.
For at least the last decade Mitsubishi has been on the ropes in North America, but they’re still formidable in global markets. As a show of force the three-diamond brand revealed three concept vehicles at the Tokyo Motor Show.
With electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles getting their prices slashed this year, it’s no surprise that residual values are also being cut.
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.
Underwriters Laboratories (UL), the U.S. company responsible for developing product safety tests, is revamping the lithium-ion battery standards.
The debate on taxing hybrid owners to help recover lost gas taxes has hit the state of Michigan, home of the U.S. auto industry.
According to a recent study released by IHS Automotive, an estimated 10.7-million charging stations will be available globally by the end of the decade.
Few have been optimistic about the market for plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles, but Edison Foundation believes there will be at least 5 million of them on the road by 2035.
There’s a fat growth margin in mind at General Motors for plug-in hybrid sales in 2013.
Fuel efficiency is on everyone’s minds, including top automotive brass. In a new report by the analysts at KPMG, current and future industry trends are unveiled by top auto execs.
Wanxiang Group’s purchase of A123 Systems Inc. has been approved by the U.S. government, despite concerns of sensitive technology being transferred to China.
Bankrupt battery manufacturer A123 Systems expects its sale to Chinese firm Wangxiang to be complete in a little over a week.
As global demand for hybrids, plug-in hybrids, and electric vehicles continues to grow, the demand for lithium is also growing exponentially.