Our man Kyle Field takes the Hyundai Ioniq Electric out for a week long test drive. Here’s what he found out about the car.
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EV sales in California were up 91% in the first quarter, thanks in part to sales of the Chevy Bolt. EVs accounted for almost 3% of all new car sales during the quarter.
Why are electric cars hovering around 1% of sales in the US? Dealers with outmoded sales techniques are part of the problem, but many other factors are at work, including stupid car company execs who want to close their eyes to the future.
Toyota may be changing its position on electric cars. A report from Japan says it will begin work on an electric car in 2017 with production scheduled for 2020.
A new study from Norway shows that there are differences between electric and plug-in car owners, but both groups charge their cars most at home, sometimes at work, and seldom at fast chargers away from home.
Should electric cars be plug-in hybrids or battery electrics? The government is taking a hands off position on the issue.
Mercedes will introduce a midsize electric car in 2017, followed by an electric SUV. Later, a larger electric sedan and SUV are planned.