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Plug-in Electric Car Sales in Canada, January 2016: New Year, Old Models, New Records

Plug-in Electric Car Sales in Canada, January 2016: New Year, Old Models, New Records

Like an exhausted Times Square reveler, the Canadian plug-in electric vehicle market tends to start the New Year slowly, and this past January was no exception. Chevy sold 94 Volts, down more than half from December's 220 but well ahead of the 71 from a year ago. Similarly, Nissan's 72 Leaf sales... read more

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2016 Chevrolet Volt, first drive in California, July 2015

Plug-in Electric Car Sales in Canada, November 2015: Autumn Reign For Volt

The second-generation Chevy Volt followed up its 203 October sales with 178 units in November, likely leading the Canadian plug-in electric vehicle pack. Though it will end... read more December 8, 2015 by


 
Canadian Prime Minister-designate Justin Trudeau with flag  [photo: Liberal.ca]

New Government, New Hope For More Electric Cars In Canada?

Canadian electric vehicle advocates can look at the election of Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party with cautious optimism, and not just for the party's promise to install... read more November 10, 2015 by


 
2016 Chevrolet Volt

Plug-in Electric Car Sales in Canada, October 2015: The Wallet Ballot

During the same month in which a second-generation Trudeau won the Canadian election, the second-generation Chevy Volt took the plug-in electric vehicle sales crown. The new... read more November 6, 2015 by


 
Tesla Model S at Cypress Mountain, British Columbia, Canada

Plug-in Electric Car Sales In Canada, September 2015: Triple-Triple

With a "double-double" being Canadian shorthand for a coffee with two creams and two sugars, we might call September a "triple-triple": Three plug-in electric car models hit... read more October 6, 2015 by


 
2016 Nissan Leaf

Electric-Car Range: The More You Have, The More You Use, Canadian Data Shows

With the recent announcement by the City of Los Angeles that it would lease 288 plug-in electric vehicles, now is a good time to look at a new study from Canada on how... read more September 16, 2015 by


 
2015 Chevrolet Volt

Plug-in Electric Car Sales in Canada, August 2015: Still Chasing Chevy

The first-generation Chevy Volt notched 167 new Canadian customers in August, building on its sector-leading 150 July plug-in electric vehicle sales north of the 49th... read more September 6, 2015 by


 
2015 Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell at Hyundai headquarters, Fountain Valley, CA

In Survey, 77 Percent Of Canadian Buyers Support Hydrogen Vehicles

The Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell crossover has been available for lease in parts of California for more than a year, but that's not the only North American market where it can be... read more August 12, 2015 by


 
Montreal, home of the Formula One Canadian Grand Prix

Montreal Plan: 2,000 Electric Taxis By 2019 To Compete With Uber, Lyft

Several cities have experimented with electric taxis, but Montreal could soon have one of the largest fleets in operation. A company operating in the Canadian city is... read more August 12, 2015 by


 
2015 Chevrolet Volt

Plug-in Electric Car Sales in Canada, July 2015: Volt Vaults To Top?

The Chevrolet Volt sold 150 units in Canada in July, by far its best showing this year. Volume was up both from June's 120 sales, and year-over-year from last July's 132... read more August 5, 2015 by


 
2015 Nissan Leaf

Canadian Plug-in Electric Vehicle Study: 1 Percent To 30 Percent Is The Challenge

Even two years ago, about a third of Canadian car buyers were open to buying a plug-in electric car--but they need a lot more practical and real-world information about the... read more July 21, 2015 by


 
Sun Country Highway electric-car charging station, Burnaby, BC, Canada [photo: Matthew Klippenstein]

Plug-In Electric Cars & Politics In Canada: Taking The Pulse

Factoring in likely June sales volume from Tesla and others, it's likely that about 2,500 plug-in electric vehicles were sold in Canada in the first half of 2015. This... read more July 13, 2015 by


 
2003 BMW Alpina B7

Plug-in Electric Car Sales In Canada, June 2015: Dial 'S' For Summer (UPDATED)

On July 1, Canadians celebrated the country's founding on the three principles of Peace, Order, and Good Government. The same day, electric-car advocates took heart from the... read more July 10, 2015 by


 
Bourgeois Chevrolet, Rawdon, Quebec, Canada   [photo: RoulezElectrique.com]

High-Volume Chevy Volt Dealer: How To Sell Successfully, Lessons Learned

Plug-in electric vehicle pioneers perennially proclaim that the electric driving experience is as pleasant as the dealership experience isn't. (Tesla stores excepted, of... read more June 8, 2015 by


 
2015 Tesla Model S 70D in new Ocean Blue color

Plug-in Electric Car Sales in Canada, May 2015: Tesla Supreme For Six Months?

Last month, we assumed that Nissan would edge Tesla during April in Canadian plug-in electric vehicle sales. Wow, were we wrong! Fully 167 Tesla Model S electric luxury... read more June 4, 2015 by


 
Sun Country Highway electric-car charging station, Burnaby, BC, Canada [photo: Matthew Klippenstein]

E-Mazing Race III: Electric Cars Compete On Recharging In Multiple Locations

American Pharaoh may have won the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby earlier this month, but the winners of another race remains to be determined. That would be the third... read more May 29, 2015 by


 

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