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Electric-car buyers want same things as all car buyers, research shows

Electric-car buyers want same things as all car buyers, research shows

It should come as no surprise to readers of this site that people who buy electric cars are normal people. A new study by Simon Fraser University in British Columbia adds to the body of evidence demonstrating that, though it comes to some unusual conclusions. The 2017 study examined 2,123 Canadians... read more

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2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV Premier and 2017 BMW i3 electric car, Aug 2017        [photo: Tom Moloughney]

Are car buyers the biggest problem for electric cars? (Yes, of course they are, but it's price)

While it's clear that the transition to plug-in electric cars is accelerating across the globe, in the short term electric cars still face numerous hurdles. Charging... read more November 13, 2017 by


 
2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid LE, Willamette Valley, Oregon, June 2017

Best deals on hybrid, electric, fuel-efficient cars for November 2017

This month's best deals for hybrid, electric, and fuel-efficient cars are in and buyers will find a handful of eco-friendly bargains. Most cars have held their spots from... read more November 12, 2017 by


 
2018 Hyundai Ioniq

Could automotive subscription services boost electric-car use?

As automakers commit to more electric and electrified cars in the near future, many hurdles remain that can make owning an electric car more difficult than a conventional... read more October 31, 2017 by


 
2017 Fiat 500e

Electric cars are some of fastest-moving used vehicles in the U.S. (updated)

Not every car buyer can afford a brand-new vehicle, which often makes gently used vehicles an appealing alternative. But while cars that plug in take only a small share of... read more October 26, 2017 by


 
2018 Kia Optima Hybrid

Best deals on hybrid, electric, fuel-efficient cars for October 2017

Another month, another round of deals for hybrid, electric, and fuel-efficient cars. This month, many cars hold their spots as solid deals, but the offers have become... read more October 11, 2017 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

Costco members now get GM Supplier Pricing on Chevy Bolt EV, Volt

Costco members in the market for a new vehicle now have a new round of incentives to consider as they head into the final car-buying months of 2017. Specifically, shoppers... read more October 5, 2017 by


 
2019 Volvo XC40

Car subscription services to take 1 of 5 sales by 2023, Volvo CEO says

The 2019 Volvo XC40 not only represents the Swedish brand's first compact crossover to be sold in the U.S. but its first shot at a new model for drivers to obtain cars: a... read more September 26, 2017 by


 
First 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car    [photo: Patrick Reid]

CT dealer incentive for electric-car sales works, could be improved: report

Connecticut ushered in a unique electric-car incentive in 2014, and the first points of data on its effectiveness have now been published. The Connecitcut Hydrogen and... read more September 25, 2017 by


 
2017 Nissan Leaf

Why one guy bought a 2017 Nissan Leaf electric car: it was a great deal

The deals, incentives, and rebates currently available on the 2017 Nissan Leaf are generous and well documented. A handful of utility companies across the United States have... read more September 15, 2017 by


 
2018 Toyota Prius C

Best deals on hybrid, electric, fuel-efficient cars for September 2017

Another month has gone by, which means it's time for another round of superb deals for hybrid, electric, and fuel-efficient cars. For September, many of last month's cars... read more September 14, 2017 by


 
2013 Toyota Avalon Hybrid

Best deals on hybrid, electric, fuel-efficient cars for August 2017

As North America rounds out the final weeks of summer, plenty of discounts and deals remain on fuel-efficient, hybrid, and electric cars. The month of August sees a number of... read more August 9, 2017 by


 
Owner Dawn Hall before 800-mile road trip in 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car

Note to (a few) electric-car advocates: get off your high horses

Any movement produces passionate advocates and angry detractors, even as the vast mass of people pay it little or no attention. When that movement involves most people's... read more July 25, 2017 by


 
2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, Catskill Mountains, NY, Feb 2016

Best deals on hybrid, electric, fuel-efficient cars for July 2017

The month of July brings plenty of juicy deals on battery-electric, plug-in hybrid, conventional hybrid, and fuel-efficient vehicles. Much like last month, many of the deals... read more July 13, 2017 by


 
2017 Honda Clarity Electric

Electric-car leases in California: Leaf, Volt, Focus vs Clarity

The state of California is undeniably the United States' premier market for electric vehicles. It's also a market where automakers actually need to sell certain volumes of... read more June 15, 2017 by


 
2017 Ford C-Max

Best deals on hybrid, electric, fuel-efficient cars for June 2017

Now that we're into a new month, it's time to check out the best deals on green cars—this time for the month of June. As always, Cars Direct has compiled its monthly... read more June 8, 2017 by


 

 
 

 
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