The IEA says there are 60% more electric cars in the world this year than last. But there is still a long way to go before they become the dominant means of transporation.
Younger drivers tell an Autolist survey that they are much more likely to buy a used car next rather than a new car. That could be a problem for automakers.
A bill in the Oregon legislature would pay a sales person who sells a plug-in hybrid or electric car a bonus of $250. That would go a long way toward getting the staff at Oregon car dealers interested in selling electric cars.
There is a lot of misinformation about hybrid cars. This article will clear up some of the mystery surrounding hybrid cars and help you decide if driving one would make sense for you.
US auto dealers are shrinking the size of their inventory on hand and storing more cars off site as they attempt to lower costs. Prime retail land is now priced too high for many to afford.
A survey by AAA shows 15% of all American car buyers would consider buying an electric car and 32% buying a hybrid or plug-in hybrid.
Here’s a list of the 10 best hybrid cars available in America according to Kelly Blue Book. Hybrids offer great gas mileage and you never have to plug them in. Some people find that to be a big plus.
What is the best electric car for under $40,000? That depends on several factors — range, price, performance, charging time, handling, and styling all play a part in the decision. Why not drive them all and make your own decision?
Tesla has kicked off its third owner referral contest which runs from February 16 until April 15. This time, winners will be chosen by lottery instead of by total referrals, which should give more people a chance to win the top prize, a Model X P90D with Ludicrous Mode.
With sales falling and a new RAV4 Hybrid on the market, the Prius V may be dropped. The Prius C is also in danger of being discontinued.
This 11th and final article pulled from Electric Cars: What Early Adopters & First Followers Want — a new report from CleanTechnica, EV Obsession, and GAS2 — is a summary of the whole report. Of course, I encourage you to read through the entire report, at least in parts here on CleanTechnica (where you can also dive into the comments under […]
In my last article, I started discussing battery preferences of electric car drivers and likely buyers. In our 8th article pulled from Electric Cars: What Early Adopters & First Followers Want — a new report from CleanTechnica, EV Obsession, and GAS2 — we’re diving a lot deeper into the topic of batteries, specifically getting into required range and some hypothetical range–price tradeoffs people would […]
In our 7th article pulled from Electric Cars: What Early Adopters & First Followers Want — a new report from CleanTechnica, EV Obsession, and GAS2 — I’m jumping into some of the really juicy stuff — specific features people want, car classes people are interested in, and some specifics regarding batteries. We asked only the non-owners/lessees about required and desired features […]
In our third article pulled from Electric Cars: What Early Adopters & First Followers Want — a new report from CleanTechnica, EV Obsession, and GAS2 — I’m jumping into who the respondents of the surveys were. Given that our readers were primarily the respondents, this is basically a look at who you are. One of the four surveys was directed only […]
After driving my newly-acquired Honda CR-V for a few weeks, some of the minor issues that I’d either failed to notice or chosen to ignore started to become more apparent. The brakes, for example, really were in terrible need of replacement. The tires, too- 3 different brands made up the 5 tires on the CR-V- […]
GM is starting a new online portal to sell off lease, rental and company cars. Each will come with extended factory warranties. Is this another “innovation” inspired by Tesla?