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Nissan & Kia Up Spending On EV Ads

2014 has been a good year for sales of plug-in cars, even if low gas prices the past few months may be pinching sales. Automakers like Nissan and Kia are investing growing amounts of money in marketing their electric cars, though GM has been far more conservative in its plug-in car advertisements. Using iSpot, which […]

December 12th

Nissan LEAF Breaks November EV Sales Record

To no one’s surprise, the Nissan LEAF led US electric car sales in November, with a total of 2,687 sales. It commanded ⅓ of the electric car market in November (excluding Tesla, of course, since we don’t have Tesla numbers and “estimating” them is now just a big guessing game). Nissan also set a new November electric […]

December 4th

Europe EV Sales Update (October Sales)

As always, let me note that these numbers are not official, comprehensive, or accurate. Nobody reports official, comprehensive EV sales numbers for Europe, and it’s even very hard to find a single country that comprehensively reports them. Nonetheless, Jose Pontes puts in a lot of work to track down EV sales numbers for a large number […]

December 2nd

Nissan LEAF Still #1 In Norway (October Registrations Report)

The Nissan LEAF continue to hold the top spot for electric car sales/registrations in Norway. In October, it came in #1 with 372 sales, followed by the VW e-Golf (a newbie) not far behind it with 324 sales, and the VW e-Up! with just a tad less — 230 sales. The BMW i3 does okay […]

November 7th

Germany Electric Car Sales Doubling (Charts)

The German electric vehicle market has nearly doubled in size since last year (comparing new sales in September 2014 to new sales in September 2013). To be specific — the market saw 1,099 electric vehicles registered in September, bringing the share of the market belonging to electric vehicles up to 0.46%. That’s about twice the percentage held by […]

October 22nd

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 look forward to in 2014” last week. I’m more or less “copying” his list, but I will change things […]

January 4th

Electric Kia Soul Could Be On Market In 2014

Yet another electric vehicle in the works — the electric Kia Soul. Here are the details and some commentary from Gas2: The rise of Hyundai and Kia is one of the greatest automotive triumphs of the past decade, as the Korean automakers went from bad to better to among the best in the industry. So […]

October 15th