By Brad Berman ·
November 08, 2016

Total Cost of Ownership of an Electric Car

EVs get bad rap as expensive. Until you look at the Total Cost of Ownership. The sticker price of the vehicle is only the first consideration.

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By Jim Motavalli ·
September 04, 2014

Electric Car Sales Doing Just Fine (If You Don't Count Hybrids)

A new Edmunds analysis says the "green car" market is stagnant, but that's misleading—cars with plugs are showing big gains.

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By Jim Motavalli ·
August 11, 2014

Can Tesla Really Make a $35,000 200-mile EV?

Tesla Motors set a high bar for the so-called Model 3—$35,000, 200-mile range, on the road in 2017. But the experts refuse to count out Elon Musk, who's so far done everything he said he would do.

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By Jim Motavalli ·
July 03, 2014

Exclusive: In 2016, Toyota to Offer Wireless Charging on Next-Gen Prius Plug In

Massachusetts-based WiTricity, Toyota's partner, is also working with Honda (which also wants to go to market in 2016), Nissan and BMW. Alex Gruzen, WiTricity's CEO, said in an interview that 2016 is likely to be the year that wireless charging for cars sees widespread adoption.

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By Jim Motavalli ·
May 09, 2014

Chrysler (Finally) Plugs in With a Minivan

After a long test program, a plug-in minivan will hit the market in 2016. At least, that's what's currently on the Chrysler on the company's product roadmap.

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By Jim Motavalli ·
April 10, 2014

BMW i3 Buyers Face Long Wait Times for Delivery

One dealer says people who sign up for the car now are looking at 2016, but others say it will be a matter of months.

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By Jim Motavalli ·
February 03, 2014

The $99 EV Lease: Great Deals Are Out There if You Look Hard Enough

Electric cars are already cheap to lease, but you can do even better with special deals and leftover 2013 models.

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By Jim Motavalli ·
January 06, 2014

Three Small EVs Could Have Car-Phobic Youth Buyers on Their Side

Expanding on a New York Times review, the Chevy Spark, Smart ED and Fiat 500e have strong under-35 buyer appeal.

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By Jim Motavalli ·
January 02, 2014

EV Used-Car Values Will Drop Like a Stone, Says KBB and USA Today

With EV price residuals, there are tons of wild cars—and factors that are hard to judge five years ahead of time.

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By Alysha Webb ·
December 19, 2013

Geography and Limited Charging Infrastructure Make Model S the EV to Own in Canada

Canada's wide open spaces and lack of a nationwide charging infrastructure are two big reasons why the Tesla Model S has conquered the Canadian plug-in market as sales of other EVs lag.

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