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Gasoline might be inexpensive these days but plug-in cars are still increasing global market share. Comprised of all-electric and plug-in hybrids, and generally known as plug-in electrified vehicles (PEVs), the global stock crested past 712,000 cumulative sales through December 2014 and is still accelerating. Among nationwide markets, the U.S. is by far the largest PEV […]

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As of September 2014, the global number of plug-in electrified vehicles (PEVs) sold crested to nearly 604,000 with certain models rounding out the bulk of these. In fact, the top-10 models from various manufacturers have accounted for 77 percent of the total at an estimated 464,956 units. Counted are both all-electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids […]

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While there is not as much to report about the carried-forth 2014 Nissan Leaf as there was in 2013, the big news is the electric car holds a number of distinctions and is carving out a niche in the American automotive landscape. Introduced in December 2010, it was refreshed last year with 11 more miles […]

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Tesla’s Model S is the top-selling all-electric car in Canada. Since launching in 2012 it achieved 20-percent market share that same year compared to Nissan’s 40 percent and Mitsubishi’s 31 percent, and for 2013 it’s now at 43 percent, surpassing Nissan’s 35 percent and Mitsubishi’s 11 percent. Tesla’s achievement is all the more remarkable given […]

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In February, Nissan announced it had delivered 50,000 Leafs globally, and just six months after, this had been increased to 75,000. According to Travis Parman, director, Corporate Communications for Nissan Americas, the company crossed the 75,000 unit threshold some time this month – and in advance of full reported sales stats – thus it does […]

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