More than 50 percent of new car sales in Norway were electric vehicles in December, according to Electrek. Now the country aims to take the electric revolution to the skies. Norwegian airports public operator Avinor wants all their short-haul flights to be electric in just over 20 years. Show More Summary
Mercedes-Benz's EQC has been spotted for the first time in prototype form. The electric SUV is due on sale in 2019 and should have at least 300 miles of range on a single charge. The actual 1968 Ford Mustang driven by Steve McQueen in the hit movie “Bullitt” recently came out of hiding. It's on show this week at the 2018 North American...
While electric vehicles aren't posting big sales numbers yet, auto companies are making significant investments in them. Both new and traditional car manufacturers plan to release electric vehicles in the coming years. Some of the vehicles...Show More Summary
Last year, we surveyed readers here to get your 2017 electric car sales projections for the year. How did things turn out? Take a look below. But in addition to checking out the 2017 results, it's time for 2018 projections as well!
With Tesla's slower than expected Model 3 production ramp, the electric star of 2017 (in many respects) didn't shine very brightly on the sales spreadsheet. In fact, it came in just below the Ford Focus Electric on the year-end sales tally. However, it's two older siblings — the Tesla Model S and Tesla Model X — appear to have led US electric car sales
The state of California is, and has been, a staunch supporter of electric cars and tight regulations aimed at curbing car emissions in order to reduce pollution. Most of its programs and initiatives have supported the sale of electrified cars in general, but the state may take a much bigger, more worrying step. It started last fall when California...
Electric car maker Tesla Inc. has again fallen short of production goals for its new Model 3 sedan.
OSLO (Reuters) - Sales of electric and hybrid cars rose above half of new registrations in Norway in 2017, a record aided by generous subsidies that extended the country's lead in shifting from fossil-fuel engines, data showed on Wednesday.
The European passenger plug-in vehicle market had its best not-last-month-of-quarter record in November, with over 29,000 vehicles delivered to happy customers. This is the 7th time in the last 8 months that we saw +50% growth rates
The US auto market could continue to boom in 2018. Electric cars will probably hit a plateau. Gas prices look like they'll remain low. After three straight years of strong sales, the US auto market enters 2018 with a sense of trepidation. Show More Summary
How car buyers respond to economics can help craft policy.
We finally have some tentative details on the performance specs of Porsche’s upcoming electric sedan based on the Mission E concept car. The car is due on sale by late 2019 and the most powerful version is expected to have 670 horsepower. New details have emerged on the powertrain for the upcoming Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 based on the...
Electric car sales in the U.S. are set to rise nearly 30% in 2017. “This was a notably good year,” said Genevieve Cullen, president of the Electric Drive Transportation Assn. But the raw number of pure-electric and plug-in hybrid cars sold won’t top 200,000, which represents barely more than 1%...
The rise and rise of the Chinese plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) market is unstoppable, with yet another record performance in November — 84,000 new passenger PEVs registered last month. That's almost double last year's total for November. That 84,000 also put the year to date (YTD) count over 490,000, up 60% year over year (YoY)
2018 will be the year of the electric car Peter Valdes-Dapena, December 21, 2017 (CNN Money) “In 2018, electric cars will finally turn the corner…[They will still only make up just 1.5% of all U.S. auto sales…[but] Americans will finally...Show More Summary
Chinese electric car startup Nio has just introduced its first volume vehicle on the market in the form of the Tesla Model X-rivaling ES8, but the long-term plan is to offer a full portfolio ranging from city cars to self-driving cars to world-beating supercars. The company is looking to draw investments to fund the ambition plans, and according...
I’ve been an advocate for EVs since restoring a 1994 USElecticar Chevy S-10 in 2009. I’ll admit my time horizon for wide adoption of EVs at that time was decades out. Little did I realize that two players would appear Nissan with the Leaf in 2011 and Tesla with the Model S in 2012. Show More Summary
Nio, nee NextEV, launched its first production car for the masses this month with the ES8 electric SUV. With the vehicle's launch, Nio seems poised as a true threat to Tesla in China, where the Silicon Valley automaker's cars are not eligible for government subsidies and incentives because they're imported. The ES8 electric SUV starts at roughly...
BMW set out to sell 100,000 electric cars this year globally, and it has managed to do that, the company revealed today. That includes fully electric cars, as well as electrified vehicles like its plug-in electric Active Tourer 2-Series, Reuters reports. Show More Summary
BMW said on Monday it had hit its target of selling 100,000 electric cars this year around the world.