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California passes 1M mark for cumulative sales of electric vehicles: BEVs, PHEVs and FCEVs

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California surpassed 1 million electric vehicles (1,054,095 units)—battery-electric, plug-in hybrid, and fuel-cell electric—sold cumulatively through the 4 th quarter of 2021, according to the California Energy Commission (CEC), making it the first US state to achieve this milestone. 379,125 PHEV (36% ).

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Mitsubishi introducing PHEV version of redesigned Eclipse Cross; 2nd MMC PHEV on market

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) released a first look at the redesigned Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, the next step in the company’s commitment to delivering a showroom full of new and extensively redesigned vehicles in the United States by the second quarter of 2021. The Eclipse Cross will be the second Mitsubishi PHEV on the market.

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US plug-in electric vehicle sales decline in 2019 due to softer PHEV sales; ~2% of market

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Following a year of rapid growth in 2018, in which sales nearly doubled from the previous year, sales of plug-in electric vehicles in the US declined in 2019, due to lower sales of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles.

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BloombergNEF shares its 2024 Electric Vehicle Outlook

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The auto industry continues to shift toward electric vehicles (EVs), and while sales growth has slowed somewhat this year at many companies and in many markets, recent guidance shows that it may only be in the near-term. “Electric vehicles are no longer only a wealthy country phenomenon.

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Battery-Electric Vehicles Will Prevail Over Hybrids

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The problem with PHEVs is simple -- they still run on fossil fuels. Battery-electric vehicles are the best choice for anyone hoping to reduce their carbon emissions quickly. The post Battery-Electric Vehicles Will Prevail Over Hybrids appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Argonne report on characteristics of light-duty plug-in electric vehicles in US

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A new report from a team at Argonne National Laboratory examines the changing characteristics for light-duty plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) from 2010-2021, evaluating range, energy efficiency, costs, and performance. The sales-weighted average range for BEVs reached 290 miles in 2021 and 28 miles for PHEVs. More than 2.1

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Buick to introduce VELITE 6 PHEV in China

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Buick is adding the VELITE 6 plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) to its new energy vehicle (NEV) portfolio in China. The VELITE 6 PHEV will be powered by Buick eMotion electric drive technology that leverages GM’s global electrification expertise. The model is expected to be launched this month.

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