US Electric Car Sales Increased 65% In 2022

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 25 Feb 2023 20:03:21 +0000

Update: According to our calculations, approximately 5.7% of US car sales were fully electric car sales in 2022. That’s up from 3.2% in 2021, 1.7% in 2020, and 1.4% in 2019. Tesla continues to dominate the US electric car sales market, which can make it seem as though not much is changing here. However, the […]

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New High: 16% EV Adoption in California in 2022

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 17 Feb 2023 02:29:03 +0000

California has surpassed yet another milestone on its way to mainstream electric vehicle adoption. And while Tesla remains the pioneer in the sector and the primary contributor to mainstream EV adoption, increasing competition is also pushing more consumers to buy electric. EV sales made up 16 percent of new vehicle sales in California in 2022, […]

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Saying Hello to Casper, Our New Chevy Bolt EV

Credit to Author: Stuart Ungar| Date: Fri, 03 Feb 2023 04:50:15 +0000

I recently wrote a piece for CleanTechnica about my trusty Ocean Blue Nissan LEAF getting totaled. My wife and I found ourselves needing a new vehicle right away, so my thoughts about waiting a year or so for the new crop of EVs to come out was dashed. We had a number of options. There […]

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Hurry, Chevy Bolts Down An Astonishing 47% To $19,995 Until March! (Net After Tax Credit)

Credit to Author: Paul Fosse| Date: Sun, 22 Jan 2023 20:26:16 +0000

In 2021, the future of the Chevy Bolt was uncertain. It had started off as a car that had beat the $35,000 Tesla Model 3 to market, but for a variety of reasons (including being outsold by 10× by the Tesla Model 3, losing the $7,500 tax credit, no significant updates in 4 years and […]

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Demand For Chevy Bolt EV/EUV Spikes, Dealers Salivate

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Wed, 04 Jan 2023 04:49:53 +0000

A perfect storm for Chevrolet Bolt EV and Bolt EUV sales has hit, but the sudden spike in sales is putting dealers in the driver’s seat. Some Background Chevy’s Bolt EV and Bolt EUV aren’t the best EVs around. Most EVs charge faster than they do, and many come in rear- and all-wheel drive configurations. […]

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Let’s Talk More About Battery Longevity

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Thu, 27 Oct 2022 15:00:24 +0000

In another recent article, our friend Barry discussed the need for standards in battery longevity if consumers are going to adopt EVs. I agree that there needs to be not just a standard, but a good standard. I’d like to add some of my thoughts to the conversation and provide some ideas on how we […]

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Fully Electric Vehicles Reached ~6% Of Auto Sales In USA In 3rd Quarter

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 14 Oct 2022 03:57:23 +0000

6% of US auto sales is up from EVs’ 2.2% of US auto sales in Q3 2020.

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17 EV Models Have EPA Combined Rating of 100+ MPGe in Model Year 2022

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2022 12:50:53 +0000

For Model Year 2022 (MY 2022), 17 electric vehicle (EV) models achieved 100 miles per gallon equivalent (MPGe) or higher. MPGe is a unit of measure used by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to represent EV fuel economy in a common unit with gas-powered vehicles, where 33.7 kilowatt-hours of electricity are equal to the energy […]

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US Electric Vehicle Market Growing, Yet Tesla Still Dominates

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 27 Aug 2022 03:40:07 +0000

We don’t have US sales data for all electric vehicle models, since automakers don’t break out sales of electric and non-electric versions of the same model (example: gas-powered Hyundai Kona sales and Hyundai Kona EV sales are combined in Hyundai’s sales reports). However, increasingly, automakers are rolling out standalone electric models (examples: Hyundai IONIQ 5, […]

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