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.

Articles

Nissan Leaf and Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV vie for Canadian sales lead in August

Nissan Leaf and Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV vie for Canadian sales lead in August

Ahead of the final expiration of electric-car tax credits in Ontario, Canada, the Nissan Leaf posted its highest monthly sales total north of the border: 1,050 units. The number was more than double what Nissan sold in June and July, and still significantly more than its previous record of 906...

September 10, 2018
 
First hydrogen filling station opens in Canada, in Vancouver, British Columbia

British Columbia opens first hydrogen filling station in Canada

Canada’s first retail hydrogen fueling station opened on Friday June 15 in Vancouver, part of a network of eight hydrogen stations expected in British Columbia in the... read more June 21, 2018


 
2018 Nissan Leaf

Plug-in Electric Car Sales in Canada, May 2018: Rewriting records

Last month, the Mitsubishi Outlander plug-in hybrid set a new single-month sales record for plug-in electric vehicles in Canada and sold 589 units. One month later, that... read more June 5, 2018


 
2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, Catalina Island, CA, Sep 2017

Outlanders Inbound: Plug-in Electric Car Sales In Canada, March 2018

The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV set a new single-month Canadian sales record for plug-in electric vehicles in April, selling 589 units -- more than double the 237 it managed in... read more May 3, 2018


 
2016 Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel-cell car, Newport Beach, CA, Nov 2014

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... read more April 13, 2018


 
2017 Toyota Prius Prime and 2017 Chevrolet Volt with Green Car Reports editor John Voelcker

Plug-in electric car sales in Canada, March 2018: Prius Prime rivals Volt

The Chevy Volt won its umpteenth monthly plug-in sales title in Canada last month, but soaring sales of other models were the big story in the Canuck electric vehicle... read more April 5, 2018


 
2013 Tesla Model S on Chilcotin Highway, Canada [photo: owner Vincent Argiro]

Tesla sales: how much do rebates matter to buyers in Canada?

The government of Ontario amended its plug-in electric vehicle incentive program in March, eliminating incentives for vehicles with a recommended price of $75,000 or more... read more March 27, 2018


 

 
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