Category: ‘ PEV Sales ’

 

“Is Cheap Gas Pulling The Plug On Electric Cars?” A Response

This letter by Tony Posawatz, President and CEO of Invictus iCAR LLC and GM veteran of 30 years, is cross-posted from CleanTechnica. While gas prices may have some short-term impact on electric vehicle (EV) sales, the April 22 ...

Overcoming Barriers to Electric Vehicle Adoption

Last week, the National Academies of Sciences (NAS) released a long-awaited report exploring how policy can be used to address barriers to adoption for electric vehicles. In addition to providing a wealth of useful background in...

So Far, 2015 EV Sales Flat over 2014

Following three years of sustained year-over-year growth, the first quarter of 2015 has been somewhat of a disappointment for electric vehicle advocates—sales are almost exactly flat, or even slightly below 2014 levels from Q1 2...

2015: A “Game Changing” Year for EVs?

Last month, General Motors did something big. Following the success of its popular Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid electric vehicle, the Detroit automaker announced plans to release its first mass market battery electric vehicle (...

Low Gasoline Prices Undermine Efficiency and Alternatives

Gasoline prices have fallen to their lowest levels in years. This is good news for consumers spending, but bad news for efficiency and alternatives, and likely leaves consumers vulnerable once high prices return. In thi...

Are Automotive Dealers Pulling Their Weight Selling EVs?

For many consumers, car shopping can be difficult. Between vehicle trade-ins, loan approvals, and auto price negotiations, the process of actually buying a vehicle can be long and stressful. They hope that, along the way, there wi...

Electric Vehicles: August 2014 Market Snapshot

This month, SAFE and the Electrification Coalition are excited to release our first monthly market snapshot, which covers the latest data on electric vehicle sales, charging infrastructure, fuel prices, and more. Click the infogra...

Two Electric Vehicle Myths: Debunked

There are two common misconceptions as to why electric vehicles might not work for the typical American. The first is that EV owners are “left high and dry” because of an inadequate infrastructure network. The second misconcep...

Two Record Months of Electric Vehicle Sales

In the Middle East, sectarian violence and geopolitical tensions have boiled over, causing gas prices to rise to near-record levels for this time of year. American motorists are feeling the pinch, as the unexpected cost dampers Fo...

Going Giga with Tesla

In a move that may dramatically increase the number of electric vehicles (EVs) in the United States, Tesla Motors announced plans to construct the world’s largest “gigafactory” in the American Southwest. Under current pl...
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