Battery Powered Vehicles Lagging

First quarter sales of EVs and PHEVs were a mixed bag, and nothing to brag about. US Sales of Electric Vehicles, Including HEVs 2015 Month Hybrid (HEVs) PHEVs  Battery (BEVs) Totals PHEV & BEV January 25,312 2,113 3,977 31,402 6,090 Continue reading Battery Powered Vehicles Lagging

Disappointing Year for EVs and PHEVs

A disappointing year for those who see PHEVs and EVs as the future for the automobile industry. The motivation, of course, is to cut CO2 emissions, but not much is happening in that regard with disappointing sales, and where most Continue reading Disappointing Year for EVs and PHEVs

Electric Vehicle Update

Tesla continues to grab the headlines, but how are EVs and PHEVs really doing? Year over year, the sale of EVs and PHEVs have increased by 29.7%. Interestingly, the YOY sale of Hybrids has been a negative 8.7%. Here are Continue reading Electric Vehicle Update

Electric Vehicle Update

BEV, PHEV and plain HEV sales, in 2013, are shown here. US Sales of Electric Vehicles, Including HEVs   Month Hybrid (HEVs) PHEVs & Extended Range Vehicles Battery (BEVs) Totals January 34,611 2,354 2,022 38,987 February 40,173 2,789 2,616 45,578 Continue reading Electric Vehicle Update

Reasons For Developing Electric Vehicles

There are three publicly stated reasons for developing electric vehicles. Achieving energy independence to stop the use of foreign oil Cutting CO2 emissions Saving money by buying less gasoline or diesel fuel At this point, the cost of the battery Continue reading Reasons For Developing Electric Vehicles

EV and PHEV Sales Update

Automobile sales have been gangbusters so far this year: All except EVs and PHEVs. Sales of PHEVs in the first half of 2013 were lower than the second half of 2012. EVs fared better.     PHEV sales EV Sales Continue reading EV and PHEV Sales Update