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Poll: Consumer Interest In Electric Vehicles Stagnating?

Poll: Consumer Interest In Electric Vehicles Stagnating?

Today you’re far more likely to see an all-electric vehicle like the Nissan Leaf or Tesla Model S on your way to work or to the store, versus just a couple of years ago. That much is almost certainly true. But that doesn’t mean that EVs are past a market tipping point just yet. Hybrids... read more

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2014 Nissan Leaf electric car on the roads of Thimphu, Bhutan

Electric-Car Buyers Vs Hybrid Buyers: Younger, Wealthier, And More Options

If you were to make assumptions about hybrid and electric vehicle owners--and we're sure many do, for good or bad--how do you see them? Perhaps technology-savvy, of... read more April 24, 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 Nissan Leaf

Nissan Surveys Tesla Owners For Intelligence On Electric Cars

Nissan launched its 2011 Leaf, the world's first modern mass-production all-electric vehicle, more than three years ago. The first U.S. delivery was in December 2010 in... read more February 24, 2014 by 


 
2012 Tesla Model S

What Do Tesla, Cadillac, Hyundai Have In Common? Owner Love!

Valentine's Day may be over, but Americans are still in love ... with their cars. According to market research firm Strategic Vision (via The Car Connection), the Tesla Model... read more February 19, 2014 by 


 
2014 Tesla Model S

Tesla Already Among Top 10 Car Brands In Consumer Reports Survey

Image is vitally important to car brands. It's what makes people want your vehicles. A strong image leads to healthy brand perception, and that spreads. It even allows people... read more February 5, 2014 by 


 
2014 Chevrolet Spark EV  -  First Drive, Portland, July 2013

U.S. Drivers Ready For Electric Cars, Even If They Don't Know It Yet

When Chevrolet was engineering the Volt range-extended electric car, it gave the car a battery just big enough for 40-50 miles of electric range. GM did this because it... read more December 22, 2013 by 


 
2011 Tesla Roadster 2.5

Battery Life In Tesla Roadster Is Likely Better Than Predicted

Battery life is the subject of lingering doubt for many electric vehicle owners, but doom and gloom degradation projections don't always come true. Not for the Tesla Roadster... read more July 16, 2013 by  6


 
Photovoltaic solar power field at Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Could Carmakers Sell More Electric Cars With Green Energy Included?

In our experience, owners of electric vehicles are also rather keen on green energy. Where appropriate, many fit solar panels to supply some of their energy needs, and others... read more April 1, 2013 by  3


 
Fast Charging 2011 Nissan Leaf

Why One-Third Of Electric-Car Buyers Might Not Buy Another

Electric-car owners tend to be enthusiastic evangelists for the good points of driving on grid power. At least, the ones we hear from usually are. But there's another group... read more March 18, 2013 by  62


 
2012 Tesla Model S

Electric-Car Maker Tesla Gains In Brand Awareness

If you're reading this, you probably already know a little bit about Tesla. Brainchild of entrepreneur Elon Musk, producer of electric vehicles, and upstart in the automotive... read more February 4, 2013 by  1


 
nissan leaf ev 007

Nissan To Reboot Leaf Effort, Asks Electric-Car Fans For Help

This is a tough period for Nissan and its Leaf electric car. Sales have been stagnant, averaging 500 cars per month this year. More recent concerns by owners in Phoenix over... read more October 1, 2012 by  23


 
2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid, Los Angeles, August 2012

Ford: Customers Will Pay More For Gas-Saving Cars. Do You Agree?

At the start of September, gas prices hit an all-time Labor Day average high of $3.80 per gallon. So it’s no surprise that a recent study commissioned by Ford says that... read more September 13, 2012 by  5


 
Mark Webber driving the Infiniti Emerg-E at the 2012 Goodwood Festival of Speed

Secret Buyer Study: Infiniti Considers Electric Sports Car

EDITOR'S UPDATE: Four days after this article went live, Green Car Reports was contacted by Morpace, the company that conducted the study. Their representative informed us... read more August 10, 2012 by  2


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt drive test, March 2011

What Do Consumers Really Think Of Electric Cars? We Find Out

Depending on which websites you visit and which news channels you watch, electric cars are either portrayed as the poster children of green revolution, or an example of... read more January 31, 2012 by  20


 
Tesla Roadster right-hand drive

Electric Cars In "No Benefit For Poor Communities" Shocker

Presumably following studies on whether bears really do defecate in the woods and to which religion the Pope actually pertains, The Greenling Institute in California has... read more August 12, 2011 by  12


 

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