Matthew Klippenstein

Matthew Klippenstein is a professional engineer and plug-in electric vehicle enthusiast. A GreenCarReports correspondent since 2013, Matthew regularly provides Canadian electric vehicle commentary for television and radio, in both English and French, and has made guest appearances on several podcasts. His consultancy Electron Communications focuses on cleantech clients; he also co-hosts the CleanTech Talk podcast. He tweets from @ElectronComm.

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Plug-in electric car sales in Canada, Nov 2017: the vaulting Chevy Volt

Plug-in electric car sales in Canada, Nov 2017: the vaulting Chevy Volt

A record 582 Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrids were sold in Canada last month, two months after Chevy delivered a then-record 483 Volts in September. The achievement is even more impressive considering Canadian car sales dropped by 15 percent between the two months, as the industry enters its slow...

December 7, 2017
 
Tesla Kauai solar-energy generation and storage project  [photo: Tesla]

Tesla's solar and battery project in Hawaii: we do the math

Tesla’s summer announcement of the world’s biggest battery-storage system in South Australia characteristically kept key details confidential. Fortunately, while... read more October 2, 2017


 
2018 Chevrolet Volt

Plug-in electric car sales in Canada, Aug 2017: Chevy Volt's 50th win

The Chevrolet Volt won its 17th straight Canadian plug-in electric vehicle sales title in August, which became its 50th overall. Much has changed since its September 2011... read more September 11, 2017


 
2017 Volkswagen e-Golf

Plug-in electric car sales in Canada, July 2017: Golf season

The Volkswagen e-Golf launched in Canada in late June, tallying 39 sales before the month’s end, and followed that with 84 units in its first full month of... read more August 9, 2017


 
Plug'n'Drive EV Discovery Centre, Toronto

Canada electric-car news: EV Discovery Centre, more charging sites, ZEV mandates debated

As Canada celebrates its 150th birthday, the plug-in electric vehicle sector has charged forward, with developments on the national, provincial and even municipal levels... read more August 3, 2017


 
2017 Toyota Prius Prime, Catskill Mountains, NY, Nov 2016

Plug-in electric car sales in Canada, June 2017: Prime time

Toyota made a strong return to the Canadian plug-in electric vehicle market in June, selling 144 Prius Prime plug-in hybrids. The tally is all the more remarkable as the... read more July 7, 2017


 
2017 Chevrolet Volt in Vancouver, BC, Canada

Plug-in electric car sales in Canada, May 2017: what dominance looks like

As certain as LeBron James reaching the NBA Finals, the Chevy Volt led the Canadian plug-in electric vehicle market in May. Barring a sales collapse in June, it will have led... read more June 6, 2017


 

 
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