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Plug-in Electric Cars In Canada: 10,000 Sold, Good News For 2015

Plug-in Electric Cars In Canada: 10,000 Sold, Good News For 2015

This month, as millions of Americans count down to Super Bowl XLIX, a slightly smaller number of Canadians counted down to EV 10,000, celebrating the ten-thousandth plug-in electric vehicle on the country's roads. This milestone probably actually happened in November, but such celebrations need to... read more

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Brammo Engage SMS prototype electric motorcycle

Brammo Electric Motorcycle Company Bought Out By Polaris

There's a new player in the world of electric motorcycles: Polaris has acquired the electric motorcycle business of Brammo Inc. The two companies have worked together since... read more January 21, 2015 by 


 
Tesla Store opening in Westfield Mall, London, Oct 2013

Connecticut Considers Bill To Let Tesla Sell Direct To Buyers

The battles between Tesla Motors and state auto-dealer associations over the carmaker's direct-sales model has seen victories and losses for both sides. While some states... read more January 20, 2015 by 


 
2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

Hyundai Plans Hybrids, Electric Cars & More: 5 Questions With Green R&D Head Ki-Sang Lee

The Hyundai Motor Group, encompassing both the Hyundai and Kia brands, is known as one of the most aggressive competitors in the global auto business. And the company has big... read more January 20, 2015 by 


 
Infiniti LE Concept at New York Auto Show, April 2012

Once More, Infiniti Electric Car Is Killed Off (Or Postponed?)

The electric-car headlines at last week's Detroit Auto Show clearly belonged to the Chevrolet Bolt concept, a subcompact 200-mile electric car. But another news item is just... read more January 20, 2015 by 


 
MetLife electric-car charging station for employee use - Dayton, Ohio

Workplace Charging For Electric Cars: Best Practices Revealed

As electric cars grow in popularity, workplace charging becomes more important. Yet while it provides a convenient option for drivers--especially those without their own... read more January 19, 2015 by 


 
2016 Chevrolet Volt, 2015 Detroit Auto Show

2016 Chevrolet Volt: Seats Five, But Not (Really) On A Fifth Seat

The new 2016 Chevrolet Volt, its designers and engineers say, carries many features requested by owners of the first-generation Volt built from 2011 through this year. Among... read more January 19, 2015 by 


 
Tesla Model S drag-races 2015 Dodge Challenger Palm Beach Intl Raceway, Hellcat, Jan 2014  [YouTube]

Tesla P85D Destroys Dodge Challenger Hellcat On Dragstrip: Electric Car Thrashes 707-HP Hemi (Video)

Say "P85D" to Tesla owners and fans, and you will see the drooling and twitching and heavy breathing and lustful stares--and more drooling--that Tesla's fastest... read more January 19, 2015 by 


 
Photovoltaic solar power field at Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee

As Solar Installations Soar, Utilities Confront Distributed Renewable Power

As electric-car sales continue to grow, major changes are expected to come to the electricity infrastructure used to power them. As solar cells become more affordable... read more January 17, 2015 by 


 
2015 Nissan Leaf

Nissan To Have Longer-Range Electric Cars 'Relatively Quickly,' Exec Says

"Range anxiety" has always been one of the main concerns for buyers of affordable electric cars, and that issue is now receiving significant attention from automakers. This... read more January 16, 2015 by 


 
Tesla Model S 85D, 2015 Detroit Auto Show

How Many Tesla Model S Electric Cars Have Been Built So Far?

While Tesla likely won't reveal last year's total production of Model S electric cars until it releases year-end financial results, it has said it expected to build 33,000... read more January 16, 2015 by 


 
BMW i3 at DC fast-charging station

BMW i Electric Car Sales Surge For 2014; More To Come, Company Says

Introduced in Germany late in 2013, and on sale in North America starting last May, the BMW i3 electric car has produced sales figures higher than some analysts expected. Now... read more January 15, 2015 by 


 
Tesla Model S P85D, 2015 Detroit Auto Show

Plug-In Electric Car Sales For Canada In 2014: Steady Growth

While vehicle registration data won't arrive for another few weeks, we cautiously expect Tesla Model S to win December's Canadian plug-in sales sweepstakes. Both the... read more January 15, 2015 by 


 
Tesla Model S 85D, 2015 Detroit Auto Show

Tesla Model S Aluminum Body: Why Repair Costs Are Higher

As more and more Tesla Model S electric sport sedans hit the road—50,000-plus at last count—some of their drivers are naturally starting to have accidents. They... read more January 15, 2015 by 


 
2016 Chevrolet Volt with Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott, Jan 2015

2016 Chevrolet Volt: Celebrities Come Out For LA Launch Party

By this point, the 2016 Chevrolet Volt launch at this week's Detroit Auto Show may feel like old news to followers of GM's plug-in hybrid compact hatchback. The evening of... read more January 14, 2015 by 


 
Chevrolet Bolt EV concept, 2015 Detroit Auto Show

2018 Chevrolet Bolt Electric Car: What It Is & Isn't, What It Means For Tesla

The great thing about the Detroit Auto Show is that it brings so many global auto industry executives together under one roof. So there's been a lot of discussion about the... read more January 13, 2015 by 


 

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