Hidden Battery Powered Vehicle Issues

…Hidden Battery Powered Vehicle Issues… Two issues concerning BEVs and PHEVs have been lurking in the weeds and haven’t been given much attention. Both battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and plug in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) need to be able to Continue reading Hidden Battery Powered Vehicle Issues

Tesla, GM, & Toyota Battle for Customers

The electric vehicle battleground at the end of September saw a major increase in the number of PHEVs and BEVs being sold during the 3rd quarter, and a continuing shift away from Hybrids, such as the original Prius.   US Continue reading Tesla, GM, & Toyota Battle for Customers

Key, Electric Vehicle Headlines

There are three key headlines for US electric vehicle sales after the first six months of 2016: BEV (battery powered vehicles) sales have stalled. PHEV (plug-in vehicle) sales are up dramatically. HEV (hybrid) sales are down dramatically. US Sales of Continue reading Key, Electric Vehicle Headlines

Will 2016 be Turning Point for EV and PHEV Sales?

The news receiving the most publicity this year has been Tesla’s announcement of its new model 3, and the 325,000 preorders for the car. This has overshadowed actual sales results for EVs and PHEVs for the first quarter of 2016. Continue reading Will 2016 be Turning Point for EV and PHEV Sales?

Electric Vehicle’s Disappoint

The year, 2015 must have been disappointing for those promoting electric vehicles. In total, the sale of PHEVs and BEVs were down 4%, though the sale of BEVs were up 11.5% from 2014. As this would indicate, the sale of Continue reading Electric Vehicle’s Disappoint

Absurdity of Zero-Emission-Vehicles

Previously, it’s been shown that the concept of fuel cell vehicles is fatally flawed. First: The cost of producing and delivering hydrogen to fueling stations is exorbitant. See, Massive Cost of Fuel Cell Vehicles, Part 1. Second: The incremental cost, i.e., Continue reading Absurdity of Zero-Emission-Vehicles