Navigant Research: plug-in electric vehicles close to becoming leading alternative fuel platform, best positioned to lead future

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From 2017 to 2018, PEV sales doubled in North America, and sales in Europe and China increased 39% and 77%, respectively, according to a new report from Navigant Research. In 2019, multiple deployments of long-range battery EVs (BEVs) in crossover classes, as well as Tesla reaching full-scale production on the Model 3 and expanding its vehicle shipments to markets abroad, are setting the stage for continued market growth, Navigant says.

2019 73

Beverly Hills bans plug-in hybrids from public charging stations

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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

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

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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

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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

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

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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

Top five plug-in hybrid electric vehicles

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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

2018 45

Jeep previews plug-in hybrid Jeep Renegade and Jeep Compass at Geneva

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At the Geneva International Motor Show, Jeep presented its new plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) models: the Jeep Renegade and Jeep Compass. The electric units work in synergy with the new 1.3-liter turbo gasoline engine to increase efficiency and power overall.

2019 103

SEAT introduces MEB-based el-Born, plug-in hybrid CUPRA Formentor concepts

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The el-Born concept car is the first SEAT conceived as an electric vehicle, and it will reach the market in 2020. As a brand with a customer base that is 10 years younger than the European average, SEAT is going to play a key role in bringing e-mobility closer to young drivers.

2019 88

2020 Trump budget would pull plug on electric vehicle tax credit

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In his budget aimed at cutting $126 billion or 5 percent from non-defense federal spending, President Trump proposes to eliminate the plug-in vehicle tax credit that gives electric-car buyers up to $7,500 back on their federal taxes. tax credit plug-in cars

2019 83

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

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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 74

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

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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

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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 65

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.

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

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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

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

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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

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

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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

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

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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

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

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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 67

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

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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

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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

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

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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

Polaris Updates GEM Low-Speed Electric Vehicles

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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 83

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

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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 83

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

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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 69

EIA: California home to almost half of US plug-in electric vehicles

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Total US sales of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs)—battery electric and plug-in hybrid electric—have increased in recent years, but still represent only about 0.7% of new vehicle sales in 2014 so far, up from 0.6%

2014 158

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

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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 Apr: Pace Continues Steady: UPDATE

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

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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 62

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

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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

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

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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 61

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

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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

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

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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

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

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

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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

Buick 58

Plug-in electric car sales in Canada, Apr 2017: plus ça change.

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The Volt remains the undisputed king of the Canadian plug-in electric vehicle market. In April, the Chevy Volt enjoyed its 13th consecutive month as Canada's best-selling plug in electric vehicle, and its 46th month overall. While overshadowed by other vehicles in its home U.S. market, the Volt's leadership of the Canadian plug-in segment recalls.

2017 61

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

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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.

2018 58

Plug-in electric car sales for Sep: Bolt EV hits new high

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sales of plug-in electric cars. China has officially said it is considering dates for ending sales of new vehicles with gasoline or diesel engines. Even if that date proves to be 15 or 20 years in the future, the country's government has spoken—and the world's carmakers will have to. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

2017 63

European electric and plug-in hybrid sales for Jan-July 2017

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The data has been crunched and the latest round of sales figures has arrived for a look at European electric and plug-in hybrid sales through the month of July. With another month on the books, Europe still continues to choose one specific electric car and one plug-in hybrid over all the other choices. Europe sales Plug-In Hybrids EU New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

2017 62

Plug-in electric car sales for June: Volt passes Prius Prime, Bolt EV rises again

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In May, the Toyota Prius Prime plug-in hybrid was the highest-selling car with a plug in the U.S. Last month, however, the Chevrolet Volt recaptured its usual spot at the top of the plug-in sales charts for those manufacturers who report monthly sales. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

2017 63

Plug-in electric car sales for March: Prius Prime romps, monthly data an endangered species? (update)

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The monthly report on sales of plug-in electric cars may well have come to a close this month. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV General Motors, makers of the Chevrolet Bolt EV and Volt, said it will only release sales figures quarterly starting after its Tuesday release of deliveries for the month of March. Interestingly, the company adopted an argument used by Tesla for almost a.

2018 54

Plug-in electric car sales in Canada for Jan: Outlander has landed (plus 2017 analysis)

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The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV helped the Canadian plug-in electric vehicle market to its first 1,000-unit January last month. The company sold 174 of its plug-in hybrid SUV in its first full month on sale, representing about 30 percent of overall Outlander sales. sales Plug-In Hybrids Canada New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

PHEV 52

Plug-in electric car sales in Canada, October 2016: Volt's seven-peat

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The Chicago Cubs won the World Series for the first time in 108 years; the Chevy Volt won the Canadian electric-car sales trophy for the seventh time in seven months. Though Chevy Volt sales in Canada fell from stratospheric to mere tropospheric levels in October, the vehicle remains Canada's monthly sales leader for the seventh consecutive month. sales Plug-In Hybrids Canada New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

2016 78

Plug-in electric car sales in Canada, June 2017: Prime time

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Toyota made a strong return to the Canadian plug-in electric vehicle market in June, selling 144 Prius Prime plug-in hybrids. The tally is all the more remarkable as the vehicle has so far launched only in Quebec. That province is the home of Canada’s sole zero-emission vehicle mandate, patterned on California’s. sales Plug-In Hybrids Canada New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

2017 60