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Jaguar pulled a big surprise just before the 2016 L.A. Auto Show and has unveiled the Jaguar I-Pace, a concept for an all-electric crossover that will be on real roads in 2018. The British automaker typically unveils concept cars that closely resemble production models, and this concept is exciting because unlike so many other electric […]

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If anyone is still wondering whether electric cars are the future, the future of EVs may be tied to the future of us all, according to a report by the International Energy Agency (IEA). Citing scientific and market data, the influential Paris-based intergovernmental agency’s Global EV Outlook 2016 recommends 20 million zero-emission vehicles by 2020 […]

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The global plug-in electrified vehicle (PEV) market is picking up steam, beginning to fire on all cylinders … or, rather, scratch those legacy tech metaphors. Let’s just say it’s beginning to tap into the instant torque, humming forward now with increasing speed, and the top-10 best sellers are leading the way. When last we checked […]

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Last Friday, hundreds of Tesla vehicle owners and their invited guests celebrated the official opening of the company’s first Gigafactory battery plant in the Nevada desert. The new facility at the edge of the town of Sparks, east of Reno, will build Tesla’s future battery cells and packs for all of its products. In addition […]

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Electric vehicle adversary Sergio Marchionne, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO, is now making noise about producing EVs. Marchionne told Bloomberg Television that the automaker is considering adding pure battery-electric cars to its lineup, including the Maserati Alfieri sports car and a small Fiat city car. “I’ve always thought the economic model that supports Tesla is something […]

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Hyundai-Kia is expanding its electrified vehicle portfolio, planning to have at least 26 hybrids, plug-in hybrids, fully electric and hydrogen fuel cell powered cars by 2020. If the Korean automaker can accomplish this feat, it will make them the second largest producer of electrified cars behind Toyota. We can expect at least 12 hybrids, six […]

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The HybridCars.com monthly sales Dashboard is a collaboration of HybridCars.com and Baum & Associates, a Michigan-based market research firm focusing on automotive issues including the hybrid and electric vehicle market. Overall sales for February were up from a year ago. January and February are generally the weakest months of the year in terms of sales […]

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Volkswagen has said that the next Camper could indeed be battery powered. During the New York auto show, Chairman of the Board Dr. Heinz-Jakob Neusser told AutoExpress that for the Camper to continue with the traditional 1950s design, VW must place the electric motor and batteries under the floor of the vehicle. “If we want to do this […]

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With a previously predicted release of spring 2014, Indianapolis’ BlueIndy electric car sharing service is now in need of $13 million in order to finally get its vehicles on the road. The program which would be the largest in the country has encountered a multitude of problems in attempts to launch this service throughout Indianapolis, […]

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