First 2016 Toyota Mirai Fuel-Cell Car Delivered in California

First 2016 Toyota Mirai Fuel-Cell Car Delivered in California

The first 2016 Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel-cell car in the U.S. was delivered to its owner November 9. The car was delivered at Roseville Toyota, north of Sacramento, one of eight California dealers that will sell the Mirai initially. The keys went to Glenn Rambach, a 70-year-old engineer... read more

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2016 Chevrolet Volt, first drive in California, July 2015

Plug-In Electric Car Sales In Oct: New Volt Surges, Old Leaf Flat (FINAL UPDATE)

At long last, a handful of lucky customers in selected areas drove home in brand-new 2016 Chevrolet Volts last month. Sometime this month, full pricing and availability for... read more November 5, 2015 by 

Georgia state capitol (pic by Andre M. via Wikimedia)

Georgia Electric-Car Sales Plummet After Incentive Replaced By Tax

Electric-car buyers in Georgia have seen their prospects change dramatically over the past few months. The Peach State previously had one of the most generous incentive... read more November 4, 2015 by 

Nissan Leaf 'Advanced R&D Electric Vehicle' shown at company annual meeting, Yokohama, Jun 2015

Battery Breakthrough To Boost Nissan Electric Cars To One In 10 Sales Around 2020, Exec Says

Back in November 2009, Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn said 20 percent of his company's sales would be electric cars by 2020--and that electric cars would make up 10 percent of... read more October 23, 2015 by 

Vauxhall Ampera

Younger Car Buyers In U.K. Want Electric Cars Far More Than Older

Electric cars represent a relatively small number of new-car sales today, but could a change in buyer demographics change that? Cars with plugs still seem fairly alien to... read more October 23, 2015 by 

2016 Toyota Mirai U.S. arrival

More Than 1,000 People Want 2016 Toyota Mirai Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles

Order books for the 2016 Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel-cell car have been open to California residents since July. Between then and now, Toyota says customer requests have... read more October 8, 2015 by 

Gas pump

Average New-Car Fuel Economy Falls As SUV Sales Rise, Gas Stays Cheap

The average fuel economy of new cars sold in the United States fell once more in September, although not by much. Average new-car fuel economy continues to hover around 25... read more October 7, 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 

2015 BMW i3 REx  -  Driven, Portland OR, April 2015

Plug-In Electric Car Sales In Sep: Waiting On Better 2016 Models

Sales of plug-in electric cars in the U.S. had a low-to-average month in September, with the sole bright spot being the astounding sales of the BMW i3 electric hatchback. Two... read more October 5, 2015 by 

2016 Tesla Model X launch in Fremont, California

Tesla Delivered 11,580 Cars In Q3; Can It Meet Full-Year Goal?

While it still refuses to report standard monthly U.S. sales like other carmakers, Tesla Motors now at least reports quarterly global sales of its electric cars. During the... read more October 5, 2015 by 

2015 BMW i3

Electric Cars Aren't Selling Because Makers Can't, Don't Market Them: Report

Electric-car sales have grown more or less steadily over the past years, but the segment still represents a tiny fraction of total new-car sales. Factors like range, charging... read more September 22, 2015 by 

2016 Chevrolet Volt, first drive in California, July 2015

2016 Chevy Volt: Limited Markets Only, Nationwide Rollout In Spring For 2017 Volt

Chevrolet is rolling out its redesigned 2016 Volt, but initially it will be available only in limited numbers. The second-generation Chevy Volt will be sold in certain... read more September 11, 2015 by 

Tesla Model X at 2013 Detroit Auto Show

Tesla Model S Owners: More Incentives To Help Sell Electric Cars--Including Free Model X

Car companies often offer financial perks to get people to buy their cars, but Tesla is offering incentives to customers who help sell them. Through October 31, customers who... read more September 9, 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 Nissan Leaf

Plug-In Electric Car Sales In August: Calm Before The Storm? (FINAL UPDATE)

With the Labor Day holiday imminent--falling well into September this year--industry analysts have expected U.S. new-car sales for August to be less buoyant than they might... read more September 3, 2015 by 

2015 Toyota Prius Liftback

Toyota Passes 8 Million Hybrids Sold Since 1997, Still Dominates Sector

Since the first-generation Prius originally went on sale in Japan in 1997, Toyota has dominated the hybrid sector. Less than a year after selling its 7 millionth hybrid... read more August 24, 2015 by 


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