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Plug-In Electric Car Sales In May: Highest-Ever Leaf Total, First BMW i3 Numbers: FINAL UPDATE

Plug-In Electric Car Sales In May: Highest-Ever Leaf Total, First BMW i3 Numbers: FINAL UPDATE

Well, chalk up another first for Nissan: It sold 3,117 Leaf electric cars in the U.S. last month. That's not only its best-ever one-month sales performance, but it's the first time any carmaker has sold more than 3,000 battery plug-in electric cars in a month in this country--ever. (August 2013... read more

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2013 Chevrolet Volt  -  Driven, December 2012

Chevrolet Volt: Range-Extended Electric Car Ultimate Guide

The Chevrolet Volt range-extended electric car has been on sale since December 2010--but it's still one of the most popular electric vehicles on sale. At the moment, the... read more April 18, 2014 by 


 
2012 Chevrolet Volt

GM Is Serious About Electric Cars, Despite Grumbling By Advocates

Sometimes memories are short. Electric-car advocates often forget that it took seven years from the first Toyota Prius hybrid, launched in Japan in 1997, until sales of the... read more April 10, 2014 by 


 
2013 Chevrolet Volt  -  Driven, December 2012

2016 Chevrolet Volt To Launch Next Year: What We Know So Far

There's been very little news lately about the Chevrolet Volt range-extended electric car, and its sales in 2013 sales were stagnant. In fact, the most recent item of note... read more March 18, 2014 by 


 
2014 Cadillac ELR test car in New York's Hudson Valley, March 2014

2014 Cadillac ELR: Gorgeous, Too-Pricey Electric Luxury Coupe

Let's get one thing out of the way up front: The 2014 Cadillac ELR is rather more than a "tarted-up Volt," in the words of more than one commentator. It's a quiet, smooth... read more March 6, 2014 by 


 
California Plug-In Electric Vehicle Driver Survey Results - CA Ctr for Sustainable Energy, Mar 2013

Who Buys Plug-In Electric Cars, And Why? CA Report Explains It All For You

Within two or three months, there will be more than 200,000 plug-in electric cars on U.S. roads--and we're learning more about who buys them, and why. California's Center for... read more February 28, 2014 by 


 
2014 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel, test drive in Hell, Michigan

Diesel Vs Electric Chevrolet: Cruze Diesel Vs Volt Sales In 2013

This year, 2014, is going to be the big test for diesel engines in U.S. passenger vehicles. It's the first full year in which two popular cars--the Chevrolet Cruze compact... read more January 16, 2014 by 


 
2013 Chevrolet Volt  -  Driven, December 2012

Chevy Volt's Next Range Extender: New Opel 1.0-Liter Three-Cylinder Engine?

It's been rumored for a while that the next-generation Chevy Volt electric car would get a new, smaller, three-cylinder engine as a range extender. Now we've seen what that... read more September 15, 2013 by 


 
Chevy Volt recharging on the street in Cambridge, MA   [photos: John C. Briggs]

Electric-Car Drivers Charge Anywhere; Check Out These Photos!

Plugging in your electric car to recharge the battery is simple if you have your own garage, carport, or driveway. If you park on the street, it's a little harder; there just... read more September 6, 2013 by 


 
2014 Chevrolet Volt

2014 Chevrolet Volt Price Cut By $5,000, To $34,995

The 2014 Chevrolet Volt electric car will carry a base price of $34,995, a cut of $5,000 from the 2013 model. That price includes an $810 destination fee, but not any... read more August 5, 2013 by  108


 
2012 Chevrolet Volt

2012 Chevrolet Volts--Just Four--Recalled For Brake Valve Glitch

It just may be the most minimal safety recall in history. General Motors said yesterday it would recall precisely four 2012 Chevrolet Volt range-extended electric cars to fix... read more June 28, 2013 by  2


 
2013 Chevrolet Volt  -  Driven, December 2012

Electric-Car Price War Heats Up: Chevy Volt $5,000 Cash Back

Last month, the Nissan Leaf passed the Chevrolet Volt to take this year's top spot among plug-in electric cars for sale. Now Chevy is fighting back. It announced that it will... read more June 11, 2013 by  34


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt and 2013 Tesla Model S [photo: David Noland]

Tesla Model S Vs Chevy Volt: Owner Compares Electric Cars

I've been leasing a 2011 Chevrolet Volt for almost two years now. And about three months ago, I took delivery of a 2013 Tesla Model S, the 60-kWh version. So I've gotten an... read more May 16, 2013 by  63


 
2014 Cadillac ELR

Buyer's Guide: 2014 Plug-In Hybrids From Toyota, Ford, Honda & More

Not all plug-in electric cars rely on battery power alone; some also have gasoline engines as backups, for longer range or more power. Last year, we identified six plug-in... read more May 7, 2013 by  7


 
2013 Chevrolet Volt  -  Driven, December 2012

Next Chevy Volt $10,000 Cheaper To Build, Profitable For GM?

Here and there, a few little tidbits about the next-generation Chevrolet Volt electric car are starting to leak out. The latest comes from GM CEO Dan Akerson, who told the... read more May 2, 2013 by  30


 
2013 Chevrolet Volt  -  Driven, December 2012

2016 Chevrolet Volt To Get Three-Cylinder Range Extender: Report

Range-extended electric cars are a great idea, mixing clean electric running for the majority of drivers' commutes, with an extra few hundred miles of gasoline running for... read more March 18, 2013 by  14


 
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