13 New Electric Vehicles For Sale In 2014

Unfortunately, playing catch-up over the holidays kicked an article idea out of my head. Fortunately, an article on GM-Volt kicked it back in. Jeff Cobb of GM-Volt went ahead and published “9 new plug-in cars to […]

11 Electric Cars Cost Less Than Average New Car In US

There’s a somewhat odd meme still going around that claims that electric cars are expensive. A little bit of research quickly debunks that. The average price for a new car in November 2013 (in the US) […]

Electric Car Sales Up 300% In 2013

100% electric car sales are up about 300% in 2013 so far, while plug-in hybrid electric car sales are up about 31% for the same period. Note that Tesla doesn’t report its sales on a monthly […]

100% Electric Car Sales Grow 361% In 2013 (YTD)

I would say that the strong growth of 100% electric car and plug-in hybrid electric car US sales is really no longer a story — they’ve been growing strongly month after month without a break. However, […]

Toyota, GM, & Honda Hybrid & EV Sales — Up Or Down?

As I just wrote in my overall US hybrid and electric car sales monthly wrap-up, August and September 2013 were funky months on the automobile industry calendar. Basically, because the last day of the calendar is […]

Leaf & Volt Switch Places At #1 For 5th Time This Year

I just published a full wrap-up of US electric vehicle sales up till the end of September. However, a few specific stories seemed worth highlighting in separate posts. For example, this constant changing of places at […]

100% Electric Car Sales Up 447.95% In US In 2013

August and September 2013 were funky months in the US auto industry. Basically, the reason for this is the auto industry’s funky calendar. The “last day” of the previous month on the auto industry’s calendar is […]

Electric Car Sales & Hybrid Car Sales (August 2013 US Sales Summary)

As you can see in the table above, 100% electric cars, plug-in hybrid electric cars (PHEVs), and conventional hybrid electric cars continue to do better and better. 100% electrics were up 457.48% in August 2013 compared […]

EV & Hybrid Sales Are Up 80,000 Cars In 2013 (August US Sales Update)

The numbers are in for “mass-market” 100% electric vehicle (EV), plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV), and conventional hybrid electric vehicle sales. Well, the numbers are in from everyone but Tesla and Fiat. (The Tesla Model S […]

Nissan Leaf Sales Inch Past Chevy Volt Sales (2013 US Sales Rivalry Update)

Nissan and GM (or the consumer who buy their electric vehicles) couldn’t make this sales rivalry more interesting. In June, the Chevy Volt inched ahead of the Nissan Leaf in 2013 sales. It was 9855 vs […]

Chevy Spark EV Kicks Chevy Spark Gas Ass, Consumer Reports Finds

The Chevy Spark EV is a compact electric vehicle with some very¬†unusual characteristics (in a good way). 1. The Chevy Spark EV can recharge in as little as 20 minutes using a special charging accessory. 2. […]

Chevy Volt Owner Review After 1 Year

Below is one useful review of the Chevy Volt. Notably, as with many things, financial savings or not from driving the PHEV are going to vary from person to person. Also, EV rebates or other incentives […]