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

Stalled EV and PHEV Sales

The sale of EVs and PHEVs have stalled. Sales during the 3rd quarter of both PHEVs and EVs were down from the 3rd quarter of last year. (See near bottom of table.) US Sales of Electric Vehicles, Including HEVs 2015 Month Continue reading Stalled EV and PHEV Sales

Battery Car Sales First Half Report

The sale of PHEVs and EVs remained a mixed bag in the second quarter of 2015. US Sales of Electric Vehicles, Including HEVs 2015 Month Hybrid (HEVs) PHEVs & Extended Range Vehicles Battery (BEVs) Total PHEV& EV January 25,312 2,113 Continue reading Battery Car Sales First Half Report

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