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Two surveys are showing automakers have real challenges ahead in getting consumers to see the benefits of purchasing plug-in electric and self-driving vehicles. Harris has surveyed 1,052 U.S. residents to find that 67 percent of them didn’t know anyone who owned an all-electric, plug-in hybrid, or hybrid-electric vehicle. Lack of knowledge over how the technologies […]

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Plug-in hybrid and battery electric vehicles saw huge sales growth in China during April – nearly three times the total seen a year ago. China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) reported that 31,722 electric vehicles were sold during the month in China, while production stood at 31,266. These fall under China’s New Energy Vehicles government […]

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China has been aggressively adding new initiatives to spur adoption of electrified vehicles, and its efforts are paying off. Looking only at passenger vehicles, if sales continue at the current rate, about 121,000 EVs will be sold in China by the end of the year. The U.S., in comparison, will reach 112,000 sales if it […]

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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 July continued at a high level, exceeding both June 2015 and July 2014. Full electrics were down from previous months, while hybrids, […]

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Last year, with just under 60,000 sales, almost half of the country’s sales of electrified vehicles came from California alone. Clearly, something is working within the Golden State. So how can other states glean from California’s success in order to increase EV numbers around the rest of the country? Support Begins At The Top Many […]

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A market research company is predicting that the U.S. will reach about 1 million sales of plug-in electrified vehicles (PEVs) each year in the next decade. This news by Navigant Research forecasting PEV market trends reported both conservative and aggressive estimates, with sales of plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) and battery electric vehicle (BEV) categories […]

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Around the globe, one research company is predicting that almost 500,000 electrified vehicles will be sold this year. With these sales adding to the 712,000 cumulative sales totaled at the end of last year, the worldwide stock of all-electric and plug-in hybrid cars could reach 1.19 million vehicles at the end of 2015. The estimate […]

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The Nissan Leaf has proved itself once again to be the most popular pure electric vehicle in the UK, with sales breaking national and European records in September. Figures released Monday by UK’s Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) show the Nissan Leaf sold 851 units during September, up 156 percent on the same […]

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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. July was a good sales month for the market as a whole, although there was a modest decline from recent months. Electric and hybrid electric […]

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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. Hybrid passenger vehicle volumes continue to trail overall trends in the market. While the Prius c continues to grow, the same is not true for […]

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