In our 4th article pulled from Electric Cars: What Early Adopters & First Followers Want — a new report from CleanTechnica, EV Obsession, and GAS2 — I’m jumping into which electric car models respondents were most likely to buy and most excited, as well as some implications regarding certain car companies. Without surprise, current EV ownership matched historical EV sales fairly well — 33.9% […]
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The best lease deal on an electric car is the Chevy Spark EV. $129 a month with no money down is a great deal on an EV with 139 miles of range.
Via EV Obsession: Well, let’s be honest, August was a lame sales month for electric car lovers. There are clear reasons for this. Historically, the two highest-selling electric cars in the US have been the Nissan LEAF and the Chevy Volt. The 2nd-generation Chevy Volt, much improved and even a little cheaper, is just hitting the […]
In the market for a new car? Why not? And of course you want an electric. Ready to pony up about $20,000? Well, if you live in beautiful sunny California between Oakland and Sacramento, Tracy Herrin at Chase Chevrolet may have the car for you. A 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV Hatchback 1LT is available for an asking […]
Originally published on EV Obsession. Well, that was a crappy month… if you’re an electric car fan. Almost across the board, US electric car sales were down in July 2015 compared to July 2014. However, three models were up — the Tesla Model S ($75,000), the Mercedes B-Class Electric ($41,450), and the BMW i3 (42,400). […]
I’ve been long planning to do an EV owner and lessee survey like this, so I am super eager to see the results. (I’m going to have a hard time not watching them obsessively as they come in.) But the key, of course, is getting EV owners and lessees to complete the survey. If you drive […]
What’s the fastest electric car on the market? I think you can guess, but what about #2–17? First of all, let’s get a little perspective in here. A car’s quickness is generally rated by how fast it goes from o mph to 60 mph (or 0 km/h to 100 km/h outside of the USA and a […]
The California Air Resource Board has mandated that automakers produce a certain number of Zero-Emissions Vehicles (ZEVs), and nine other states, most of them in the Northeast, have adopted those same standards. So why are there so many more electric and hydrogen vehicles for sale in California than the ten other states that follow the […]
The motor for the Chevy Spark EV is assembled in an LEED Silver certified factory. GM’s smallest EV is enjoying strong sales due to a recent price cut.
Originally posted on CleanTechnica If you’ve ever wanted to get into a low-cost, well-reviewed electric car, now may be your best chance. GM has just dropped the price of the Chevrolet Spark EV to $25,995, and after federal and state tax incentives, the Spark EV could be had for as little as $14,995. That’s a […]
Getting your first car has always been a right of passage, but we can all agree that some vehicles are better for new drivers than others. The folks at The Truth About Cars say there are three reasons why teens should drive an electric car: driving range limitations, cost of ownership, and safety. Driving range limitations […]
GM announced that it will build its second-generation electric drive unit in Warren, Michigan to bring the domestic content of the Chevy Volt above 70%.
The Volkswagen e-Golf has gotten its official ratings, and at 83 miles per charge and 116 MPGe, it’s an efficient (but pricey) new option for EV buyers.
GM has confirmed the existence of a Tesla-rivaling 200-mileelectric car it’s planning to sell for $30,000, but minus any revealing details
Which electric car offers the best mileage-per-dollar? The answer might surprise you, as it certainly surprised me. Hint: it’s the Tesla Model S.
Opel’s GM has hinted that an all new electric vehicle will be on offer from Opel soon. Might this new car become a Chevrolet model as well?