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11 electric cars now under $27,000… in California

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Zachary Shahan (@zshahan3)
Transportation / Cars
October 25, 2014
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There are now 11 mass-manufactured electric cars that come in under $27,000 in California, and several that cost less than $20,000… after federal and California incentives.

With the average new car purchase price sitting at $32,500 in September, $27,000 is a very attra More

credit: Kia

Zachary Shahan (@zshahan3)
Transportation / Cars
October 25, 2014
1 of 12

There are now 11 mass-manufactured electric cars that come in under $27,000 in California, and several that cost less than $20,000… after federal and California incentives.

With the average new car purchase price sitting at $32,500 in September, $27,000 is a very attra More

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Nissan LEAF Sales Surge To Almost 7,000 In September

After releasing data on the largest missing puzzle piece – the Japanese figure for Nissan LEAF sales in September – we can finally note a new world record.

Nissan delivered last month almost 7,000 electric cars.

Everything began with a strong 2,881 in the U.S., supported by a record of 1,986 in Europe and one of the highest numbers in Japan: 1,756.
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After releasing data on the largest missing puzzle piece – the Japanese figure for Nissan LEAF sales in September – we can finally note a new world record.

Nissan delivered last month almost 7,000 electric cars.

Everything began with a strong 2,881 in the U.S., supported by a record of 1,986 in Europe and one of the highest numbers in Japan: 1,756.
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UK electric car sales surge in 2014

The BMW i3: growth in sales of alternatively-fueled cars is outstripping that of petrol and diesel ones. Photograph: Simon Stuart-Miller for the Guardian

Electric cars, hybrids and other al More

The BMW i3: growth in sales of alternatively-fueled cars is outstripping that of petrol and diesel ones. Photograph: Simon Stuart-Miller for the Guardian

Electric cars, hybrids and other al More

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Nissan Leaf makes it 19 in a row for record sales; Chevy Volt drops 21 percent

The Nissan Leaf continues its streak of “best month ever” sales with 2,881 EVs sold in September. Compared to the 1,953 sold in September 2013, that represents an increase of 47.5 percent and, as Nissan itself must be tired of saying by now, it marks yet another best month ever, same as last month and now the 19th in a row. Okay, sure, we know, Nissan will tout this run for as long as More

The Nissan Leaf continues its streak of “best month ever” sales with 2,881 EVs sold in September. Compared to the 1,953 sold in September 2013, that represents an increase of 47.5 percent and, as Nissan itself must be tired of saying by now, it marks yet another best month ever, same as last month and now the 19th in a row. Okay, sure, we know, Nissan will tout this run for as long as More

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Volvo Officially Launches 7900 Plug-In Hybrid Bus (video)

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2014 BMW i3 Lease Deals Appear: $369/Month For Electric Car

It’s a pretty standard part of the car-launch cycle: The earliest buyers pay sticker price or more, and then the discounting starts to set in.

Accordingly, with the BMW i3 electric car on the market for five months now, we’re starting to see more aggressive marketing on the part of dealers.

One more generous lease deal that popped up recently came from Stevens Creek BMW, More

It’s a pretty standard part of the car-launch cycle: The earliest buyers pay sticker price or more, and then the discounting starts to set in.

Accordingly, with the BMW i3 electric car on the market for five months now, we’re starting to see more aggressive marketing on the part of dealers.

One more generous lease deal that popped up recently came from Stevens Creek BMW, More

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The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is Now the UK’s Favourite Plug-in Hybrid

CIRENCESTER — September 4, 2014: Figures released today by The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) confirm the new Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is now the country’s best selling plug-in hybrid vehicle.

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Mitsubshi Buyer’s Guide

Lance Bradley, Managing Director of Mitsubishi Motors in the UK, said:

“The new Outlander PHEV has quickl More

CIRENCESTER — September 4, 2014: Figures released today by The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) confirm the new Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is now the country’s best selling plug-in hybrid vehicle.

MORE INFO

Mitsubshi Buyer’s Guide

Lance Bradley, Managing Director of Mitsubishi Motors in the UK, said:

“The new Outlander PHEV has quickl More

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Electric Cars In Ireland: How To Get To The Tipping Point?

ESB ecars electric-car charging point in Ireland

The number of electric cars owned by individuals totaled about 500 by mid-2014. To put that in perspective: there are presently twice as many public charging points in Ireland as More

ESB ecars electric-car charging point in Ireland

The number of electric cars owned by individuals totaled about 500 by mid-2014. To put that in perspective: there are presently twice as many public charging points in Ireland as More

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Tesla Model S becomes the heaviest selling electronic vehicle ahead of Nissan Leaf in Northern European markets.

Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA)’s Model S sales have overtaken those of the Nissan Leaf in significant northern European markets. The latest monthly sales data reveals that the Model S is leading the all-electric vehicle industry.

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Norway biggest overseas market for Tesla

In Norway, the demand for the Tesla Model S is highest, as the country’s lucrative tax structure an More

Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA)’s Model S sales have overtaken those of the Nissan Leaf in significant northern European markets. The latest monthly sales data reveals that the Model S is leading the all-electric vehicle industry.

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Norway biggest overseas market for Tesla

In Norway, the demand for the Tesla Model S is highest, as the country’s lucrative tax structure an More

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Though Pricer Than Some EVs, Volkswagen e-Golf Looks To Be A Decent Value

The 2015 e-Golf, Volkswagen’s first electric vehicle to be sold in the United States, is far from the most affordable electric vehicle on the market, but as is often the case, you get what you pay for. This new plug-in electric vehicle feels more upscale and has better driving dynamics than some of its lower-priced competitors.

With a starting price of $36,265, including a mandatory deliv More

The 2015 e-Golf, Volkswagen’s first electric vehicle to be sold in the United States, is far from the most affordable electric vehicle on the market, but as is often the case, you get what you pay for. This new plug-in electric vehicle feels more upscale and has better driving dynamics than some of its lower-priced competitors.

With a starting price of $36,265, including a mandatory deliv More

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Want a Nissan e-NV200 Electric Van for Less Than €5000? Head to Rotterdam

Electric vans are cheaper to maintain and fuel than conventional diesel commercial vehicles, but their higher sticker price often discourages small businesses and entrepreneurs from making the switch.

But over in Rotterdam, Netherlands, generous incentives designed to remove older, polluting vehicles from the city’s streets means that eligible businesses can buy a brand new Nissan e-NV200 More

Electric vans are cheaper to maintain and fuel than conventional diesel commercial vehicles, but their higher sticker price often discourages small businesses and entrepreneurs from making the switch.

But over in Rotterdam, Netherlands, generous incentives designed to remove older, polluting vehicles from the city’s streets means that eligible businesses can buy a brand new Nissan e-NV200 More

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Daimler-BYD Start Production Of The Electric Vehicle Denza In China

China has introduced new incentives and subsidies for electric vehicle owners, as the country looks to reduce pollution, curb dependence on fuel and adopt more environmentally-friendly means of automotive development. Demand for electrically powered vehicles is rapidly rising around the world mainly due to a relatively less harmful impact on the environment, rising concerns over global warming and More

China has introduced new incentives and subsidies for electric vehicle owners, as the country looks to reduce pollution, curb dependence on fuel and adopt more environmentally-friendly means of automotive development. Demand for electrically powered vehicles is rapidly rising around the world mainly due to a relatively less harmful impact on the environment, rising concerns over global warming and More

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China’s BYD posts better electric car sales in first half of year

BYD, China’s leading producer of electric cars, said its sales of the cutting-edge vehicles rose sixfold during the first half of the year, following moves by Beijing to encourage green cars to tackle pollution.

Still, the jump — which brought BYD’s sales of full-electric and plug-in hybrid cars to roughly 7,600 in the six months ended June 30 — wasn’t big enou More

BYD, China’s leading producer of electric cars, said its sales of the cutting-edge vehicles rose sixfold during the first half of the year, following moves by Beijing to encourage green cars to tackle pollution.

Still, the jump — which brought BYD’s sales of full-electric and plug-in hybrid cars to roughly 7,600 in the six months ended June 30 — wasn’t big enou More

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1,378 BMW i3s Sold In First Half Of 2014 In Germany

That’s the headline from a recent eagleAID article in which AID states:

“Most BMW i3s in Germany now equipped with range-extender engine.”

The sales breakdown isn’t that important to us (yes, the REx version accounts for over 50% of sales in Germany). However, the low level of total sales definitely hits our radar.

In the first six months of 2014, BMW sold only 1, More

That’s the headline from a recent eagleAID article in which AID states:

“Most BMW i3s in Germany now equipped with range-extender engine.”

The sales breakdown isn’t that important to us (yes, the REx version accounts for over 50% of sales in Germany). However, the low level of total sales definitely hits our radar.

In the first six months of 2014, BMW sold only 1, More

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2014 Mitsubishi MiEV: Bargain basement electric car

Photo Credit: MITSUBISHI MOTORS – Despite it’s unconventional looks, the Mitsubishi MiEV is a real car and now the cheapest all-electrric car in America.

Photo Credit: MITSUBISHI MOTORS – Despite it’s unconventional looks, the Mitsubishi MiEV is a real car and now the cheapest all-electrric car in America.
It’s almost hard to write a serious review of a c More

Photo Credit: MITSUBISHI MOTORS – Despite it’s unconventional looks, the Mitsubishi MiEV is a real car and now the cheapest all-electrric car in America.

Photo Credit: MITSUBISHI MOTORS – Despite it’s unconventional looks, the Mitsubishi MiEV is a real car and now the cheapest all-electrric car in America.
It’s almost hard to write a serious review of a c More

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Mitsubishi launches Britain’s first plug-in hybrid van

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV vanMitsubishi has revealed a commercial vehicle version of the Outlander PHEV plug-in hybrid SUV – becoming the first manufacturer to offer a CV model eligible for the Plug-in Van Grant.

To date, it has been ful More

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV vanMitsubishi has revealed a commercial vehicle version of the Outlander PHEV plug-in hybrid SUV – becoming the first manufacturer to offer a CV model eligible for the Plug-in Van Grant.

To date, it has been ful More

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2014 Mitsubishi MiEV: Bargain basement electric car

Photo Credit: MITSUBISHI MOTORS – Despite it’s unconventional looks, the Mitsubishi MiEV is a real car and now the cheapest all-electrric car in America.

Photo Credit: MITSUBISHI MOTORS – Despite it’s unconventional looks, the Mitsubishi MiEV is a real car and now the cheapest all-electrric car in America.
It’s almost hard to write a serious review of a c More

Photo Credit: MITSUBISHI MOTORS – Despite it’s unconventional looks, the Mitsubishi MiEV is a real car and now the cheapest all-electrric car in America.

Photo Credit: MITSUBISHI MOTORS – Despite it’s unconventional looks, the Mitsubishi MiEV is a real car and now the cheapest all-electrric car in America.
It’s almost hard to write a serious review of a c More

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Mahindra Reva launches Premium variant of e2o ‘smart car’

edabad, Aug 20:

Mahindra Reva Electric Vehicles Pvt Ltd, part of the $16.5 billion Mahindra Group, on Wednesday announced the launch of a new premium variant of the e2o with an extended range of 120 km and electric power steering.

Currently, one in five cars sold globally is an electric car, whose industry has a year-on-year growth rate of 80 per cent. The next five years are expec More

edabad, Aug 20:

Mahindra Reva Electric Vehicles Pvt Ltd, part of the $16.5 billion Mahindra Group, on Wednesday announced the launch of a new premium variant of the e2o with an extended range of 120 km and electric power steering.

Currently, one in five cars sold globally is an electric car, whose industry has a year-on-year growth rate of 80 per cent. The next five years are expec More

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BMW: i3 Blew Past Sales Goals

The BMW i3 surpassed the goals put forward for it by BMW for the first half of 2014, according to a recent statement from the high-end car manufacturer. In total, more than 5,000 of the designed-for-use-in-the-city EVs have been sold so far this year.

Of the total 5,396 vehicles sold, 1,241 were sold in June — with a substantial amount of those sales occurring in the European markets. Th More

The BMW i3 surpassed the goals put forward for it by BMW for the first half of 2014, according to a recent statement from the high-end car manufacturer. In total, more than 5,000 of the designed-for-use-in-the-city EVs have been sold so far this year.

Of the total 5,396 vehicles sold, 1,241 were sold in June — with a substantial amount of those sales occurring in the European markets. Th More

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Car Review: 2015 Nissan Leaf

The fully electric Nissan Leaf hatchback makes it incredibly easy and fun to enjoy zero-emissions motoring
Jodi Lai
By Jodi Lai
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Overview Fully electric car is surprisingly refined and is pretty easy to live with
Pros It uses absolutely no gas (zero emissions), refined operati More

The fully electric Nissan Leaf hatchback makes it incredibly easy and fun to enjoy zero-emissions motoring
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Originally published: 9 hours ago

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Overview Fully electric car is surprisingly refined and is pretty easy to live with
Pros It uses absolutely no gas (zero emissions), refined operati More

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Video: Nissan managers interviewed about e-NV200

NISSAN’S new zero-emissions vehicle the e-NV200 is set to take the automotive world by storm.

Available as a light commercial panel van or a five-seat passenger vehicle, it is based on significant elements of two award-winning vehicles – the electric drivetrain of Nissan LEAF and the architecture of Nissan NV200 – but is a model in its own right, with unique parts accounting for more More

NISSAN’S new zero-emissions vehicle the e-NV200 is set to take the automotive world by storm.

Available as a light commercial panel van or a five-seat passenger vehicle, it is based on significant elements of two award-winning vehicles – the electric drivetrain of Nissan LEAF and the architecture of Nissan NV200 – but is a model in its own right, with unique parts accounting for more More

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Nissan LEAF Sales Up 20% This Year In Japan; On Track For Over 50,000 Worldwide

Good news is coming from Japan, where Nissan LEAF sales grew by 20% this year to 6,801 through the first six months. This is roughly 1,200 more than in the first half of 2013.

In June – 1,205 LEAFs were delivered – which is almost as many as April and May combined.More

Good news is coming from Japan, where Nissan LEAF sales grew by 20% this year to 6,801 through the first six months. This is roughly 1,200 more than in the first half of 2013.

In June – 1,205 LEAFs were delivered – which is almost as many as April and May combined.More

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Top 8 Electric Vehicles in Auto Expert Rankings

What puts an electric vehicle at the top of the pack? Consumers have different ways of ranking green cars, but the common denominators are usually performance, charging times, electric range, and overall value.

The auto experts at Kelley Blue Book have a unique approach to ranking electric vehicles in that they consider the cars more of an alternate vehicle trim than an automobile standing More

What puts an electric vehicle at the top of the pack? Consumers have different ways of ranking green cars, but the common denominators are usually performance, charging times, electric range, and overall value.

The auto experts at Kelley Blue Book have a unique approach to ranking electric vehicles in that they consider the cars more of an alternate vehicle trim than an automobile standing More

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First Six Months of 2014 U.S. EV Sales Show 33% Year-Over-Year Gain

Recent sales numbers from insideevs.com indicate that U.S. EV sales continue to grow steadily. For the first half of 2014, over 54,000 vehicles moved (quietly) off the lot, compared with almost 41,000 for the first six months of 2013. While the winter and early spring remained relatively calm, sales soared in May and June, and showed over a 50% gain (almost 24,000 vs. under 16,000) over last ye More

Recent sales numbers from insideevs.com indicate that U.S. EV sales continue to grow steadily. For the first half of 2014, over 54,000 vehicles moved (quietly) off the lot, compared with almost 41,000 for the first six months of 2013. While the winter and early spring remained relatively calm, sales soared in May and June, and showed over a 50% gain (almost 24,000 vs. under 16,000) over last ye More

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Mitsubishi ramps up for Outlander PHEV sales with Company Car Specialist dealers

Mitsubishi has introduced a Company Car Specialist network of dealers specifically trained to aid and guide company car drivers as it reports a significant increase in fleet enquiries and sales for the newly launched Outlander Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV).

A total of 60% of the carmaker’s network are already signed up as Company Car Specialists, offering a dedicated and trained More

Mitsubishi has introduced a Company Car Specialist network of dealers specifically trained to aid and guide company car drivers as it reports a significant increase in fleet enquiries and sales for the newly launched Outlander Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV).

A total of 60% of the carmaker’s network are already signed up as Company Car Specialists, offering a dedicated and trained More

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Mitsubishi Motors Owners and Enthusiasts Gear Up for Best-Ever 2014 Mitsubishi Owners Day (MOD)

North American debut of the futuristic Mitsubishi Concept XR-PHEV, and the unveiling of the 2015 Mitsubishi Motors vehicle lineup

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CYPRESS, Calif., July 8, 2014

CYPRESS, Calif., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) will host its biggest and best-ever annual celebration for thousands of loyal Mitsubishi Motors brand enthusias More

North American debut of the futuristic Mitsubishi Concept XR-PHEV, and the unveiling of the 2015 Mitsubishi Motors vehicle lineup

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CYPRESS, Calif., July 8, 2014

CYPRESS, Calif., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) will host its biggest and best-ever annual celebration for thousands of loyal Mitsubishi Motors brand enthusias More

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2014 Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Car: 87 Miles Range, 84 MPGe

The 2014 Mercedes-Benz B-Class electric car hasn’t quite reached dealerships yet–several are telling customers it could be next week–and its EPA ratings for range and efficiency have been something of a mystery too.

Now, courtesy of an alert electric-car fan, we know the ratings for the first battery-electric vehicle sold as a Mercedes.

The range of the B-Class is g More

The 2014 Mercedes-Benz B-Class electric car hasn’t quite reached dealerships yet–several are telling customers it could be next week–and its EPA ratings for range and efficiency have been something of a mystery too.

Now, courtesy of an alert electric-car fan, we know the ratings for the first battery-electric vehicle sold as a Mercedes.

The range of the B-Class is g More

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Huge month from Ford keeps plug-in sales rolling in June

The electric vehicle segment followed up a record-setting May with a similarly stellar June, led by the fleet of plug-ins from Ford.

Electric vehicles set a record by selling 12,053 units in May, with the Nissan LEAF spearheading the attack by selling 3,117 of its all-electric mainstay. The EV industry nearly matched its new benchmark in June, as an estimated 11,893 plug-ins were sold in th More

The electric vehicle segment followed up a record-setting May with a similarly stellar June, led by the fleet of plug-ins from Ford.

Electric vehicles set a record by selling 12,053 units in May, with the Nissan LEAF spearheading the attack by selling 3,117 of its all-electric mainstay. The EV industry nearly matched its new benchmark in June, as an estimated 11,893 plug-ins were sold in th More

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Harley-Davidson introduces electric motorcycle

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Harley-Davidson has introduced its first electric motorcycle, a sleek, futuristic bi More

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Harley-Davidson has introduced its first electric motorcycle, a sleek, futuristic bi More

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UK: Swindon Mitsubishi sells the game changing PHEV

SWINDON Mitsubishi held a special event to mark the launch of the game-changing Outlander PHEV.

Staff at the dealership in Paddington Drive, Bridge-mead, laid on a buffet and welcomed people to see the family 4×4 SUV, with workshops to demonstrate key points, such as charging the vehicle, the Plug-in Car Grant, company car taxation and fuel economy. Smartphone app demos were also giv More

SWINDON Mitsubishi held a special event to mark the launch of the game-changing Outlander PHEV.

Staff at the dealership in Paddington Drive, Bridge-mead, laid on a buffet and welcomed people to see the family 4×4 SUV, with workshops to demonstrate key points, such as charging the vehicle, the Plug-in Car Grant, company car taxation and fuel economy. Smartphone app demos were also giv More

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