The high sticker price of electric vehicles is off-putting for many potential customers.
The Tesla Model S is sort of like that person you knew in high school that just seemed to be good at everything. It’s like the ideal combination of jock, nerd, and badass.
When General Motors created the original Chevrolet Volt, the car was hailed as a technological marvel. If anything, it was criticized for being over-engineered.
When it comes to sincerity in the pursuit of mass-market electric cars, three automakers stand out above the rest: Tesla, Nissan, and BMW.
Nissan has delivered special taxi packaged LEAF and e-NV200 electric vehicles to the first customers in the taxi fleets of Barcelona and Madrid in Spain.
This past week Michigan cleaned up a little mess in a state law it had on the books that prevented automakers from selling direct once the automaker had established dealerships.
For months, all Volkswagen would say about the range of its e-Golf for the U.S. market was “between 70 and 90 miles” depending on driving conditions.
Better late than never, we say.
Ford is a bit of an enigma in the electric vehicle sector.
When I last reported on a hybrid sales milestone by Toyota, it was January of this year. Back then, Toyota had just passed 6 million in total hybrid sales worldwide.
Toyota is introducing two new trim levels this model year on the 2015 Camry.