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Data mined from a consumer survey yielded several take-away points regarding the upside potential of plug-in electrified vehicles (PEVs). The survey, conducted from April 1 to April 8 by Consumers Union and the Union of Concerned Scientists, was directed at 1,213 licensed and active drivers in nine states in the Northeast, deemed under-served with PEVs, […]

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To everyone holding out for more electric car range for your money, it appears the industry has heard you. Just two years ago $35,000 could pay for a nicely equipped EV with 84 EPA-rated miles range, and while that’s still the case, on the horizon are five EVs that could deliver 200 miles for nearly […]

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Hyundai will introduce electric vehicles with longer range before the end of the decade. In a recent interview with Autoblog, Hyundai’s director of its eco-vehicle performance development group, Byung Ki Ahn, confirmed that a 200-mile Hyundai electric vehicle will be introduced by 2018. Range will go even further by 2020, when Hyundai plans on adding […]

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China has reported that by March it had exceeded a half-million plug-in electrified vehicles sold, and if things go to plan, the world has seen almost nothing yet. In what is now the largest conventional car and plug-in car market, Chinese authorities have since 2012 had a goal that Tesla could approve of to sell […]

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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 passenger vehicle sales for April were up from a year ago although down modestly from March. For April and for year-to-date, hybrids were down […]

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Attendees this week at the SAE 2016 World Congress in Detroit have had the opportunity to take the Toyota i-ROAD on demonstration rides. Already in use in Tokyo and Toyota City, and Grenoble, France, the electric three-wheeler may be rolling out in California. It could make its U.S. debut in California cities where ridesharing and […]

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Mysterious electric car maker Faraday Future teased something resembling an actual vehicle in its booth at this weekend’s Formula E event in Long Beach. Spotted by AutoBlog at the Formula E race in Long Beach, the teaser is on a sheet that was located behind the FFZERO1 concept car, showing just a silhouette of a […]

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Are you a good writer with aptitude and interest in automotive journalism, environmental issues, and sustainable transportation? If so, and you also have a grasp of technological details, maybe we should talk. This website is growing and in need of a couple U.S. based freelance writers to post daily alternative-energy transportation focused news briefs. Opportunities […]

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Last night in preface to the revelation of Tesla’s $35,000-plus, 215-plus mile Model 3, company chief Elon Musk outlined why people should care. Musk said the car intended as a linchpin product hoped to explode Tesla’s global sales from just over 50,000 last year to as many as 500,000 by decade’s end stands to fulfill […]

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After years of anticipation, today Tesla will reveal its Model 3 and perhaps only coincidentally, yesterday Porsche posted a video of an EV of its own worth waiting for. Some have said the disruptive Tesla has pushed proud German carmakers to chase it, but Porsche does not say its inspiration was Tesla, but rather “electric […]

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