EV sales to reach 7.6% US market share in 2026

IHS Markit forecast that in 2026 there will be more than 130 models in the U.S. market that will offer electrified propulsion systems. IHS Markit U.S. perspective Stephanie Brinley, a principal automotive analyst at IHS Markit, reports that the number of E.V.s on offer to U.S. consumers is set to explode in the coming years, [...]

China’s Qiantu K50 electric sports car debuts at NYIAS

There is a theme at the New York International Auto Show (NYIAS). Beautiful, fast, luxurious electric cars. The Qiantu K50 by MULLEN is another group showing off their luxury super electric car to North America at the New York International Auto Show (NYIAS). I can only wait for the Tesla haters to see this startup [...]

2018 Plug-in hybrids and EVs for sale

There were over 500,000 electrified vehicles on America's roads in 2015. While that is a significant increase from the 70,000 in 2012, it is still fewer than predicted for U.S. cars on the roads. EV sales are increasing, up over 37% in 2016. As more PHEV and EV SUVs come on the market, we will [...]

A Reality Check On The Concept Of Electric Cars

Electric cars are a big talking point across the globe right now. All of the major car manufacturers focus on them as the hot topic that they are right now. The subject is significant that it is in Australia’s election debates right now. Frankly, we can all agree that the progress made in this arena [...]

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Cadillac EV flagship of the electric future

North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) While the last winter North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) begins with Cadillac’s XT6 Reveal at the Garden Theater in Detroit, Michigan Cadillac is introducing its recent product blitz today with the reveal of the brand’s first Electric Vehicle (EV). This will be the first model derived from General [...]

Hyundai remotely changes parking places when EV is finished charging

It's the ultimate in EV charging to relocate to another parking space so that the charging unit is available to another EV user that needs to charge their vehicle. But sometimes work gets in the way of gentility. Hyundai is bringing civility back to the world of charging. The System won't be available until 2025 [...]

Batchelor radio show ~ top ten reasons to buy an EV

What are the reasons to buy an electrified vehicle and what are the reasons not to buy electric vehicles? John Batchelor and Lou Ann Hammond go through the top ten reasons you would buy a plug-in hybrid or battery electric vehicle. There are so many incentives, including utility companies giving better electric rates at night. [...]

Top ten reasons to buy electric or plug-in vehicles

At the 2018 New York International Auto Show, there was a variant of an electrified vehicle on every manufacturer's stage. Some have been around for years, some we got to see for the first time. Thanks to Toyota (the company with the longest running hybrid), Tesla (the only all-electric car company in the United States), [...]

Electron Wheel – An Electric Bike in 30 seconds

You've probably asked yourself, Why should I spend thousands of dollars on an electric bike when I've got a bicycle in the garage? Well, probably because that's where the bike stays - in the garage. If you're like me and live in a hilly countryside, you would have to work up to bicycling around town. [...]

Formula E FIA Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy

Jaguar teamed up with Bobby Rahal, David Letterman, Mike Lanigan racing team to join the FIA Formula E championship entering the Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy in the 2018-2019 global electric race series. From the first time, Bobby Rahal's Dad took him to a race to fifty-five years later US racing legend Bobby Rahal has had the [...]