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January green-car sales reflect a waiting game

Prospective Leaf and Model 3 buyers appear to sit out the month

Green-car sales have a strong year despite a weak December

GM was the lone bright spot last month, with a jolt in Bolt deliveries

Toyota's hybrid sales continue to decline, while Ford's, Honda's level off

November green-car sales decline as customers await new Leaf

Leaf decline, Model 3 delay offset gains by GM, Honda

The Tesla Model 3 production delay is a factor, too

October green-car sales rise despite Model 3 delay

Toyota turns positive, offsetting a tepid month from Ford.

Plug-in and hybrid demand edges up as Toyota, GM and Honda gains offset slowing Ford growth, Leaf decline.

September green-car sales edge up, no thanks to the Model 3

Ford, GM gains offset impact of Model 3's production trickle

Hybrids, plug-ins show strong gains at the three-quarter mark, with Fusion Hybrid, Chevy Bolt leading the way.

August green-car demand flat as Toyota lag offsets U.S. gains

Bolt, Fusion Hybrid demand gains canceled out by Prius

Ford and Chevy rise, Toyota falls as August green-car sales are about even with last year's.

Green-car demand stalls for July as Tesla prepares Model 3 deliveries

Hybrid, plug-in sales growth slows on eve of new EV's debut

Hybrid and plug-in sales growth from U.S. automakers fall off, offsetting gains from Nissan and Honda.

By The Numbers
Green car sales cool off a bit for June

Fusion Hybrid, Bolt score big in June

Green car gains with Ford, General Motors more than offset declines from Toyota, BMW.

London’s range-extended electric cab gets trial run at Goodwood

Plug-in cab takes a few quiet laps at the fest

London Taxi Co. shows off a prototype of an electric TX5 with a range extender at UK's Goodwood Festival of Speed.

Porsche says half of its sales will be electric by 2023

Mission E set to debut in 2019, with an electric Macan planned.

Porsche, whose electric-vehicle presence has been minimal, is planning a jump in electric-vehicle production over the next six years.

West Virginia latest state to set fees for electric cars, plug-in hybrids

Watershed in funding unlikely

West Virginia next month will add $100 annual fees for plug-in hybrids, $200 for battery-electric vehicles.

Ford starts road-testing an Escape plug-in hybrid prototype

No fleet trial here, Ford wants to sell it as an actual model

Ford looks to add to its green-car momentum by launching a plug-in hybrid version of the Escape, its best-selling SUV.

Belgian hypermilers wring 560 miles from a Tesla Model S 100D 

Duo break old record by about 10 miles

Driving duo averages 24 miles per hour for 24 hours to set long-distance record for a production electric vehicle.

Trump climate decision energizes business for Proterra electric bus

Paris decision may have been 'yuge' for e-bus demand

Electric bus maker Proterra secures another $55 million in equity funding, while Trump's Paris decision may have boosted sales.

Trump EPA will keep California emissions waiver in place for now

State has set its own emissions standards since 1970

EPA head Scott Pruitt was thought to be eliminating California's emissions waiver, but the Golden State's right to set its own mandates remains in place.

Texas brings back $2,500 EV incentive, but excludes Tesla

The program runs through franchise dealers.

Texas had discontinued the state-funded electric vehicle perk in 2015.

Renault will work with UK-based Powervault on home storage units

French automaker Renault and UK's Powervault next month will start testing old Renault electric-vehicle batteries for stationary-storage usage.

Opel presents holy-white Ampera-e EV to Pope Francis

Sister vehicle to the Chevrolet Bolt.

General Motors' Opel division gives the Pope an Ampera-E as part of a broader effort to make the Vatican's transportation more environmentally sustainable.

Watch Faraday Future prepare for grueling Pikes Peak race

California-based startup will take on Tesla in Colorado.

Electric vehicle startup Faraday Future debuts a video series with a focus on stability control systems in advance of its Pikes Peak effort.

AAA will boost Tesla’s insurance rates by about 30%

Tesla calls data AAA uses for price hike 'flawed.'

AAA cites data saying Tesla Model S and Model X drivers make more claims, and the repair costs are higher, than other 'large luxury' vehicles.

By The Numbers
US green-car sales rise 15 percent in May spurred by strong plug-in demand

American automakers more than offset down months from Toyota, Bimmer

Ford, General Motors and Tesla all boost plug-in and hybrid vehicle sales for May.

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