Ford extends Transit Plug-In Hybrid Van trial to Cologne

Green Car Congress

Ford will begin commercial trials of the plug-in hybrid Transit Van in Cologne, Germany. This will extend to a third European city research into the use of plug-in hybrid electric vans that run solely on electric power for most city trips.

2018 106

Beverly Hills bans plug-in hybrids from public charging stations

Green Car Reports

The city of Beverly Hills, California, has issued new regulations for parking and electric-car charging. As of Monday, April 2, only battery-electric cars will be allowed to park and plug in at any of the city's 35 public charging stations—plug-in hybrids will not. DON'T MISS: Charging etiquette for electric-car. Plug-In Hybrids California plug-in cars charging Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) charging infrastructure Charging stations

2018 87

Top five plug-in hybrid electric vehicles

Green Cars News

Plug-in hybrid’s rode the crest of a wave of popularity last year, but with the government announcing plug-in hybrid vehicles will no longer be eligible for its grant of £2,500, they may cost a little more soon

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China plug-in electric vehicle sales in 2017: almost four times those in the U.S.

Green Car Reports

Compared to previous years, overall car-sales growth in the U.S. But the Chinese new-vehicle market is undergoing a seismic shift in which types of cars are sold. China sales New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV has all but plateaued at around 17.5 million. China is doing little better, with growth reaching just 3 percent for 2017. Want proof? China sold 777,000 new-energy.

2018 69

China extended tax breaks on hybrids and plug-in electric vehicles through 2020

Green Car Reports

As China stares down climate change and smog alerts in numerous cities, the central government has extended its tax rebates for hybrid and electric vehicles for another three years. Announced on December 27, the move is one of many recently that will eventually see traditional internal-combustion cars all but eliminated from new vehicles sales in. China Plug-In Hybrids incentives plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) New Energy Vehicle

2018 56

ChargEVC: New Jersey plug-in electric vehicle registration up 79% for MY 2016 vehicles over 2015

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Registration of model year 2016 plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) in New Jersey was up 79% over 2015, according to a recent analysis by ChargEVC , a diverse coalition of organizations and companies that support growth of the electric vehicle market.

Nissan and partners have now sold 540,000 plug-in electric vehicles

Green Car Reports

Of the 90 million or so new vehicles sold globally last year, plug-in electric cars made up only a tiny proportion, roughly 1 percent. Renault sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Renault-NissanBut the auto industry works on long product cycles and buyers tend to be conservative, only changing the types of cars they buy if life circumstances change or there's a compelling financial reason to do so.

2018 63

Using the PHEV (Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle) to Transition Society Seamlessly and Profitably From Fossil Fuel to 100% Renewable Energy

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The PHEV (Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle), a subset of the electric car, combines a primary electric motor with a much smaller back-up engine fueled with a hydrocarbon/biofuel mix. (In How PHEV enhances The Electric Infrastructure.

2015 156

BMW will have 25 electric cars, plug-in hybrid models by 2025

Green Car Reports

The last 12 to 18 months have seen a slew of global automakers promising rafts of new plug-in electric vehicles on sale by deadlines set several years into the future. Working to move past its worldwide diesel-emission scandal, for instance, VW Group has promised 30 battery-electric models on sale by 2025—the majority of them likely in. Plug-In Hybrids Future Cars plug-in cars Platform Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

2018 73

Cumulative plug-in vehicle sales topped 500K units in US in September

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Cumulative sales of plug-in vehicles in the US topped 500,000 units in September, according to figures gathered by the US Department of Energy (DOE). Electric vehicle sales have been accelerating in 2016.

2016 139

SAE International releases new fast-charging combo coupler standard (SAE J1772) for plug-in electric and electric vehicles

Green Car Congress

SAE International’s anticipated new revised technical standard for the combo coupler for plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) and electric vehicles (EV) has been approved and published. Plug-ins Standards

2012 130

How Much Do Plug-In Hybrids Plug In? Volt Has Most Electric Miles, Data Shows

Green Car Reports

It's one of the big unknowns about plug-in hybrids: How much do they actually get plugged in? Battery-electric cars have to plug in to remain usable, but plug-in hybrids and range-extended electric vehicles don't. And while some makers--most notably Chevrolet and Ford--happily release data showing that their drivers plug in more than expected. Plug-In Hybrids Department of Energy U.S.

2015 83

Plug-in electric car sales for Mar: Leaf beats Bolt EV, plug-in hybrids beat electrics

Green Car Reports

The Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid again took the crown among plug-in electric cars whose makers report monthly sales. A total of 2,132 Volts were sold in March, bringing its three-month sales to 5,563 units, higher than any other car with a plug over the same period. Its stablemate, the Chevy Bolt EV electric car, however, logged only 978 sales, a. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

2017 64

FCA US Toledo Machining Plant to build power electronics module for first plug-in hybrid Jeep

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FCA US has awarded the production of the power electronics module for the Jeep Wrangler PHEV (plug-in hybrid electric vehicle) to its Toledo Machining Plant. Manufacturing Plug-ins Power Electronics

2018 90

Hitachi, Mitsubishi Motors and ENGIE testing plug-in vehicles as renewable energy storage for office buildings

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Mitsubishi Motors and ENGIE are partnered in a project to explore the potential for electric vehicles to act as a means of energy storage for an office building. Electric (Battery) Plug-ins Smart charging V2XHitachi Europe Ltd.,

2018 107

Navigant forecasts annual plug-in electric vehicle sales in N America to exceed 1.1M by 2024

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In a new report, Navigant Research forecasts that North American plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) sales will exceed 1.1 The report, Electric Vehicle Geographic Forecasts , provides data and forecasts for LD PEV sales in North America, including US states, MSAs, and utility service territories and Canadian provinces and cities. million in the aggressive. above 7% in 2024. Electric (Battery) Forecasts Hybrids Plug-ins Sales

2015 76

Plug-in electric car sales for Nov: Volt soars, Prius Prime arrives

Green Car Reports

Traditionally, the North American winter months have seen a slowdown in sales of plug-in electric cars—but the rule didn't seem to apply last month. Last month, sales of the Nissan Leaf electric car actually increased over last year's comparable number, while those of the Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid soared. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

2016 87

Commentary: Plug-in hybrids shouldn't just be California compliance cars

Green Car Reports

With 17 miles of all-electric range, all-wheel drive, and a rugged-hatchback body style, the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid could be the perfect entry point for a lot of buyers who'd like to get started driving on electric power. Electric-car advocates, who've already moved on to one of several longer-range fully electric vehicles, and see EVs with large. Plug-In Hybrids CARB MPGe Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid

2018 67

Half of all Porsches will plug in by 2025, showing importance of electric cars

Green Car Reports

Its customers and employees know, but the rest of the world may not quite have realized that Porsche now sells six separate plug-in hybrid models. They span three different vehicles—the Porsche Panamera large sedan, the Panamera Sport Turismo shooting brake, and the Cayenne sport utility vehicle—and a pair of powertrains for each. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Porsche Mission E Panamera S e-Hybrid Performance Car

Renault opens its first electric-vehicle-only showroom, in Sweden

Green Car Reports

How to sell electric cars in these early years poses a quandry for all automakers. Tesla chose to avoid existing franchised dealerships and set up its own "stores," where shoppers can learn about plug-in electric vehicles, and their advantages, and have questions answered by Tesla representatives. Renault dealers Sweden plug-in cars dealerships Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) education Young Buyers

Plug-in electric car sales for Oct: steady before Bolt EV, Prius Prime arrival

Green Car Reports

Sales of plug-in electric cars in the U.S. continued at roughly the same pace as in previous months, at least among vehicles for which sales were reported. The Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid continued a strong if not spectacular year, with 2,191 sales in October for a 10-month total of 18,517. The Nissan Leaf battery-electric car, on the other. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

2016 85

DOE awards $18M to 5 projects to accelerate development of plug-in electric vehicles & use of other alternative fuels

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) is awarding $18 million to five projects for research, development, and demonstration of innovative plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) and direct injection propane engine technologies, as well as community-based projects to accelerate the adoption of light, medium and heavy duty vehicles that operate on fuels such as biodiesel, electricity, E85, hydrogen, natural gas, and propane.

2016 64

Pike Research US consumer survey finds decreasing fundamental interest in plug-in electric vehicles

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US consumer interest in PEVs, 2012. A new Pike Research survey assessing US consumer demand, preferences, and price sensitivity for plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) and electric vehicle. charging equipment (EVCE) has found a decline in the fundamental interest in PEVs among survey participants between 2011 and 2012. In 2011, 40% stated they were extremely interested or very interested in this type of vehicle.

2012 103

Who sold 10,000 plug-in vehicles last month? (Not Tesla, Nissan, or Chevy)

Green Car Reports

When consumers think of battery-electric and plug-in hybrid cars, most likely conjure thoughts of Tesla, or perhaps Nissan with its Leaf and Chevrolet with its Volt and Bolt EV. However, none of those three brands managed to sell 10,000 plug-in cars during the month of September. sales Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

2017 66

NREL study finds that uncoordinated plug-in vehicle charging could prove challenging to the grid

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An influx of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) charging without coordination could prove challenging to the nation’s electric grid, according to research conducted by the US Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). This effect is exacerbated when higher in-home power charging is adopted. His paper is published in Nature Energy. Muratori noted that might be true in the future, but not necessarily.

2018 98

Battery-electric vehicle versus plug-in hybrid: why having both makes sense

Green Car Reports

Not long ago, green car fans had only one choice: a hybrid vehicle like the Prius that gets all its energy from gasoline. Now there is a choice of several pure battery-electric vehicles that get all their energy from grid electricity, several plug-in hybrid electric vehicles that get their energy from a mix of grid electricity and gasoline, and

2018 62

Plug-in electric car sales in Sept: Volt steady, Leaf higher

Green Car Reports

Sales of plug-in electric cars in September chugged along steadily, with consistent sales from the Chevy Volt plug-in hybrid and a stronger number for the Nissan Leaf battery-electric car. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) compliance car

2016 83

Honda Clarity Electric, Plug-In Hybrid: first drives, impressions

Green Car Reports

In March, we spent most of a day with the Honda Clarity Fuel Cell, the first of three variants of the Clarity mid-size sedan to go on sale in the U.S. Japan Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars hydrogen fuel cell Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV Leases of the hydrogen-powered Clarity will be limited for the foreseeable future to residents of those areas of California near to hydrogen fueling stations, but two more versions are on their way.

2017 64

Honda previews 2014 Accord plug-in hybrid

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2014 Accord plug-in hybrid. Set to go on sale in early 2013, Honda’s 2014 Accord Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV) Sedan ( earlier post ) will offer the ability to run in an all-electric mode for 10 to 15 miles and a calculated total driving range of more than 500 miles.

2014 144

2016 Chevrolet Volt First Drive: Plug-In Hybrid Home Run

Green Car Reports

It's got a lot more electric range--53 miles--and at 42 miles per gallon, it's more fuel-efficient on those rare occasions when the range-extending engine comes on. Plug-In Hybrids Chevy Volt plug-in cars Range-Extended Electric VehicleThe all-new 2016 Chevrolet Volt is just about here, and it builds on all of its predecessor's virtues while resolving most of that car's vices.

2015 87

BMW sold 100,000 plug-in cars this year: more than GM, probably Nissan too (Tesla TBD)

Green Car Reports

When the German automaker set out to eclipse last year's sales of plug-in cars by delivering 100,000 electrified vehicles globally this year, it was an ambitious goal. But as of the end of November, the automaker has achieved its goal—and in so doing has sold nearly as many electrified vehicles this year as it did. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

2017 63

Plug-in electric car sales in Feb higher than Jan lows, still in winter doldrums

Green Car Reports

Sales of plug-in electric cars tend to be lower during the winter months, unlike the rest of the market, and February was little exception to that rule. After a whiz-bang December that took 2017 sales to their highest-ever number—just under 200,000 battery-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles sold in the U.S.—January sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

2018 57

Plug-in electric car sales for Oct: new Bolt EV record, Prime and Volt tied

Green Car Reports

More specifically, GM delivered 2,781 Chevrolet Bolt EVs to buyers during October, a new high for its 238-mile electric car, and the highest reported sales of any plug-in electric vehicle last month. That brings the total number of Bolt EVs sold in 11 months to 17,083 (plus an additional 579 in the last two weeks of last. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

2017 63

Which Honda Clarity would you buy: electric, plug-in hybrid, or fuel cell? Take our poll

Green Car Reports

While the Accord is available as a conventional hybrid, the Clarity sedan will encompass three models: a battery electric with 89-mile range, a 48-mile plug-in hybrid, and a fuel-cell. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) PollsHonda has adopted an unusual strategy with its Clarity, creating a whole new model for its green car, separate from its mainstream midsized sedan, the Accord.

2018 57

Plug-in electric car sales for Aug: Bolt EV leads Prime, Volt lower

Green Car Reports

The Chevrolet Bolt EV continued a steady sales rise last month as it solidified its position among the top three plug-in electric cars for which monthly U.S. In August, Chevy delivered 2,107 Bolt EVs, the first time the car had sold more than 2,000 units in a month after entering the market in mid-December last year. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

2017 68

Electric Cars: Defining Battery-Electrics, Plug-In Hybrids, Range-Extended & More

Green Car Reports

With an ever-growing landscape of plug-in electric vehicles, there is now more potential than ever for confusion among potential buyers. To the casual observer, the umbrella term “electric car” can mean anything from an all-electric vehicle to even a hybrid. For drivers of fully electric cars with no tailpipes, this can sound like. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Range-Extended Electric Vehicle

2015 84

Polaris Updates GEM Low-Speed Electric Vehicles

Green Car Reports

The company GEM has specialized in small, low-speed electric vehicles for more than 15 years; at one point during its life it was even owned by Chrysler. Fitting into the class of "neighborhood electric vehicles," GEM products feature all-electric powertrains, but aren't substantial enough to be used in all circumstances that highway-capable cars. neighborhood electric vehicles (NEVs) plug-in cars Polaris

2015 82

Buick to launch new electric, plug-in hybrid models in China; what about US?

Green Car Reports

For 15 years now, Buick has been a far more important brand in China than it is in North America: four out of five Buicks sold globally are purchased by Chinese buyers. The brand has a wider range and variety of vehicles in that country, along with numerous models U.S. China General Motors Plug-In Hybrids GM plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Buick Velite

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Plug-In Electric Car Sales In Apr: Pace Continues Steady: UPDATE

Green Car Reports

Sales of plug-in electric cars in April held few real surprises, coming in at about the average rate of previous months. The now-aging Nissan Leaf saw deliveries of 1,553 units last month, bringing the year's total to 5,638 and the total delivered in the U.S. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Range-Extended Electric Vehicle compliance car

2015 87

Plug-in hybrids to charge again in Beverly Hills

Green Car Reports

Banning plug-in hybrids from public chargers is no good. That's the conclusion of a new California law signed in September, which forbids cities from restricting access to public chargers for any type of electric vehicles in the state. After making a big splash by banning plug-in hybrids from its public chargers last April, the city of Beverly.

2018 70

Southern California Edison proposes $760M Charge Ready 2 program to expand electric vehicle infrastructure

Green Car Congress

Two years ago, Southern California Edison launched Charge Ready, a pilot program to increase the availability of charging for passenger electric vehicles. Achieving California’s ambitious goals for reducing air pollution and harmful greenhouse gas emissions will require 7 million electric cars on California highways by 2030. Another goal is to install at least 30% of charging stations in communities that are disproportionately affected by pollution and economic hardship.

2018 98

UK Manufacturer Axon Automotive Unveils Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle

Green Car Congress

UK-based Axon Automotive, a spin-off from Cranfield University, previewed a pre-production plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) version of its lightweight city car at the Milton Keynes Science Festival. The first cars will be on sale in 2011 with full production in 2012.

2009 99

Plug-in electric car sales for Jan fall after year-end surge

Green Car Reports

sales of plug-in electric cars than any previous year, expectations for 2018 sales are running even higher. The Chevrolet Bolt EV will be available in all 50 states for a full year, the new 2018 Nissan Leaf with a 151-mile range is now on sale, and of course the Tesla Model 3 will be a factor. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV While 2017 saw higher U.S.

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