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 for 2017: two Dec debuts before ZEV rules

Plug-in electric car sales in Canada for 2017: two Dec debuts before ZEV rules

Plug-in electric vehicles topped 1 percent of Canadian new-car sales in the second half of 2017, but will fall just short of that milestone for the full year. They’ll probably end around 0.95 percent when final registration data arrives, easily surpassing their 0.57-percent market share of...

January 8, 2018
 
2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car and 2018 Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid

Plug-in electric car sales in Canada, Oct 2017: Chevy’s dominant duo

The dominant duo of the Chevy Volt and Bolt EV continued their winning ways in the Canadian market for new plug-in electric cars during October. Chevrolet sold 424 Volts to... read more November 8, 2017


 
Winners of Canada's 2017 Electric Vehicle Awards

Canada electric-car news: EV Awards, surging Solo sales, electric-bus boom

Coming in mid-October, Canadian Thanksgiving roughly coincides with the return of ice hockey. This year, the country’s plug-in electric vehicle fans have their own... read more October 18, 2017


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt and 2013 Tesla Model S [photo: David Noland]

Plug-in electric car sales In Canada, Sep 2017: 1 percent now, 99 percent to go

The market share of plug-in electric cars in Canada appears to have topped 1 percent for the first time ever last month. Final sales totals won’t be available until... read more October 6, 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


 

 
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