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Since last May plug-in cars like the Nissan Leaf, Tesla Model S, Chevy Volt and several others effectively cost $3,000 less than their suggested prices in Connecticut, but apparently the word of free money has still not spread very far. What’s this, you ask? Collusion between manufacturers? No, not quite, and technically MSRPs are the […]

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A “homegrown advertisement” has been posted by one Chevy Volt supporter quite unlike anything Chevrolet has yet to do. The description for the 1:39 spot titled “Straight Outa the Grid” says it is is “made with iMovie on iPhone 6plus. Can you dig it?” While articles have come out politely questioning the effectiveness of Chevrolet’s […]

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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 January were down slightly from a year ago, although there were fewer selling days in the month so the sales rate was […]

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January saw the break of a 2016 Chevy Volt sales streak as 2,000-per-month level sales were halved with just 996 units reported. This number was good enough to be 83.8 percent above January 2015’s year-ago sales of 542 units, but that number was around one-sixth the Volt’s all-time best month since its December 2010 launch. […]

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For the past couple years we’ve heard of Hyundai’s pending “Prius Fighter,” and now that the Ioniq will go on sale in the U.S. later this year, in question is what other automakers might also feel the heat? The Ioniq – its name a merger of ion and unique – is to be three cars […]

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It’s been half a decade since the first major manufacturer plug-in electrified vehicles (PEVs) came to the U.S. market, but what would make more sense – a pure EV or plug-in hybrid? To ask this question is sort of like shooting at a moving target as the state of technology and products on the market […]

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When it goes on sale later this year, the $37,500 Chevy Bolt will be the first electric car priced in the realm of a Nissan Leaf but with battery about as big as an entry level Tesla Model S. The Bolt’s 60-kwh pack is actually the size of what was supplied in the outgoing 208-mile […]

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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 the general passenger vehicle market in December continued at a high level and were up 9 percent from a year ago, although […]

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Chevrolet is back in the saddle again with a relatively healthy 2,114 Volt sales in December. The number is not far above November 2015’s 1,980 sales but a significant 41-percent rise above December 2014’s 1,490 Volt sales. What’s more, these sales are primarily in 11 states out of 50 operating under California rules. It is […]

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General Motors has invested $500 million into ride-sharing company Lyft as it looks to the future of transportation. Besides straight financial backing, GM has pledged to work with Lyft to develop a network of autonomous vehicles that would be available to paying customers on demand. “We strongly believe that autonomous vehicle go-to-market strategy is through […]

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