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How many Americans will buy an electric car in the next 5 years? Twitter poll results

How many Americans will buy an electric car in the next 5 years? Twitter poll results

Last week, AAA told us that they expect that one out of five Americans who are buying a new car in the next five years to buy an electric car. It's a number that has been creeping up the past few years as AAA surveys American drivers about their attitudes regarding electric cars. Still, with... read more

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Smog over Los Angeles, courtesy Flickr user steven-buss

Should California be allowed to set its own emissions standards? Twitter poll results

Last week, a battle between California and the EPA came to a head when the state filed a lawsuit against the federal agency. The state, along with 16 other states, opposes an... read more May 9, 2018 by


 
Electrify America 350 kw chargers at Home Depot in Chicopee, Mass.

How often do you want to read about plug-in car sales? Take our Twitter Poll

Last week was our monthly sales extravaganza at Green Car Reports, where we endeavor to report the sales of every plug-in (and hydrogen fuel-cell) vehicle sold in the United... read more May 8, 2018 by


 
Obama CAFE standards benefits for 2025

What level is appropriate for fuel economy standards: Twitter poll results

We didn't know last week when California and 16 other states might file a lawsuit against the EPA over President Trump's decision to roll back emissions rules, but it seemed... read more May 2, 2018 by


 
1970s Los Angeles smog depicted in the Honda short film "Never Ending Race."

Should California be able to set its own emissions standards? Take our Twitter poll

California has set its own emissions standards since before the EPA was founded. Ever since the EPA started regulating emissions, the state has continued on its own. Now... read more May 1, 2018 by


 
Gas pump

How high should fuel-economy standards be set? Take our Twitter poll

In light of the EPA Administrator Scott Priutt reversing the Agency's decision to maintain tighter emissions standards from 2022 to 2025, it seemed time to ask for our... read more April 24, 2018 by


 
Tesla Supercharger site in Vacaville, California, before expansion    [photo: George Parrott]

Your predictions for electric-car growth: Twitter poll results

Predictions range all over the map on when electric-car sales are going to take off, depending on whether you're talking to a Wall Street bull or bear, what happens to gas... read more April 11, 2018 by


 
2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid drive, Napa Valley, Caifornia, Dec 2017

Which Honda Clarity would you buy: electric, plug-in hybrid, or fuel cell? Take our Twitter poll

Honda has adopted an unusual strategy with its Clarity, creating a whole new model for its green car, separate from its mainstream midsized sedan, the Accord. While the... read more April 10, 2018 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric cars outside dealership    [photo: Patrick Reid]

Will electric cars grow faster or slower than expected? Take our Twitter poll

Innovative technology in the auto industry—turbochargers or catalytic converters or disc brakes, say—tends to launch in high-end vehicles and filter down to the... read more April 3, 2018 by


 
Chevrolet Bolt EV being charged outside Go Forth electric-car showroom, Portland   [photo: Forth]

When do you expect to buy your first battery-electric car? Twitter poll results

It's called walking the talk. Also, putting your money where your mouth is. Either way, when we polled our Twitter followers to ask when they intended to buy their first... read more March 29, 2018 by


 
Mitsubishi e-Evolution concept, 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

In what segments will electric cars do best by 2025? Twitter poll results

As U.S. car buyers increasingly opt for crossover utility vehicles of all sizes over passenger sedans and hatchbacks, that shift has come to pose a problem for electric cars... read more March 21, 2018 by


 
Chevrolet Bolt EV being charged outside Go Forth electric-car showroom, Portland   [photo: Forth]

When do you expect to buy your first battery-electric car? Take our Twitter poll

Plug-in vehicles, both battery-electric and plug-in hybrid cars, now represent slightly more than 1 percent of U.S. new-vehicle sales. That number is expected to rise... read more March 20, 2018 by


 
2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV

Which electric car is your favorite? Twitter poll results

Many times our polls deal with weighty issues—climate change, renewable energy, the effects of denying science—or survey expectations for the future. But... read more March 16, 2018 by


 
Mitsubishi eX Concept, 2015 Tokyo Motor Show

In what segments will electric cars do best by 2025? Take our Twitter poll

Over the last several years, U.S. sales of utility vehicles, from small crossovers to hulking truck-based SUVs, have surged. Meanwhile, passenger cars—sedans... read more March 15, 2018 by


 
Photovoltaic solar power field at Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee

If you own an electric car, what's your at-home charging from? Twitter poll results

Over the years, we've noted the paucity of solid data on the intersection of home solar energy and driving plug-in electric cars. A California-only study from 2012 still gets... read more March 8, 2018 by


 
2018 Nissan Leaf

Which electric car is your favorite? Take our Twitter poll

This week's Geneva auto show has seen lots of news about new electric cars, but almost all of them come from luxury brands. The 2019 Jaguar I-Pace has made its debut, Aston... read more March 6, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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