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EVEN Electric will sell EVs globally, online, and better than dealers are doing it today

New global company based on a test program in Iceland.

You might remember Gisli Gislason. He's still ready to bring EVs to the masses.

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US dealers can't sell EVs if they don't charge cars for test drives

In a new Sierra Club study, Tesla scored best among EV automakers.

A Sierra Club study suggests many electric vehicle dealers are either incompetent or not really trying.

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Michigan owns Tesla shares, still says direct sales are illegal

Total state investment in Tesla? $72M. In Ford and GM? $31M.

Does the left hand know what the right hand is doing?

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Germany's new EV incentives move 1,800 plug-ins in first month

BMW leads automakers, while Renault Zoe leads models among new plug-ins.

Germans buy about 1,800 EVs and PHEVs during the first month of government's incentive program.

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Nissan's No Charge To Charge for Leaf expands to 10 new markets

Florida, Maine, Colorado, and the Carolinas part of the expansion.

But will this help increase sales?

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Chevy Volt has best sales month since August 2014

GM sold 2,406 Volts last month, more than double the Leaf's 1,063.

So far in 2016, Volt sales are up 76 percent.

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Michigan Tesla owners now giving out test drives

Want to break the law without breaking the law?

A grassroots group is offering Tesla test drives in protest of Michigan's direct-sales ban.

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Nissan Leaf's lead over Renault Zoe narrows in Europe

The Mitsubishi Outlander is still by far Europe's best-selling PHEV.

Renault Zoe is about to catch the Nissan Leaf for the European sales lead among electric vehicles.

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June's lagging green-car sales actually lagged a little more

US plug-in vehicle sales growth was more moderate than previously estimated.

Tesla's less-than-expected deliveries pulled down US green-car sales in June further.

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5 of the 10 best-selling used cars from 2013-2015 are electrified

The most in-demand was the Toyota Prius Plug-In.

Based on days spent on dealer lots, electrified vehicles are a hit on the secondary market. The three best sellers are the Model S, Leaf and Plug-in Prius.

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Despite reduced deliveries, 'extreme' production ramp up at Tesla

Tesla made 18,345 vehicles in the second quarter of 2016, 20% more than in Q1.

Tesla says it is 'consistently' building 2,000 EVs a week, but deliveries for its electric vehicles were down. Again.

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June 2016: No-summer-lovin' Edition [UPDATE]

Chevy Volt, Ford progress offset by Japanese models.

US green-car sales for June plunge as demand for Toyota's hybrids, Nissan's Leaf drops.

Can't stop: Chevy Volt sales still outpace Nissan Leaf

It's happening. Again. And Again.

US sales totals for the Chevy Volt and Nissan Leaf this past month look a whole heck of a lot like the numbers from all the other months this year.

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Germany may force automakers to go almost all-green by 2030

German climate-change plan calls for vehicle emissions to be halved by '30.

German chancellor backs climate-change plan that would push automakers to dedicate most of their production to hybrids and electric vehicles by 2030.

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EV sales need immense spike to meet 2020 emissions limits

Global fuel economy would need to jump by about a third between 2014 and 2020.

Chinese, Americans and Europeans will have to buy millions of more EVs every year for automakers to meet fleetwide emissions mandates.

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California zero-emissions mandate now impacts 28% of US

Automakers are tasked with meeting California mandate with more plug-in vehicles.

California's clean-vehicle rules, which are followed by nine other US states, will get stricter in 2018.

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Annual US fuel demand could fall 20% if EV sales surge

A more likely scenario, though, is a 5% drop.

US fuel consumption may "fall" to 7 million barrels a day by 2035 if EVs account for a third of new-car sales.

Tesla will soon sell EVs at a Nordstrom store in LA

The clientele can probably afford one.

Tesla is about to start selling cars at a Los Angeles outlet of the upscale fashion retailer Nordstrom, including the new Model X.

There are now more than 1 million electric vehicles in the world

This is just one milestone on the way to a big increase after 2020.

The International Energy Agency thinks that the world got its 1,000,000th plug-in vehicle last year. It says that this will help on the two-degree C goal.

Captain Planet wants you to drive a Ford Focus Electric

Ford reveals new Focus Electric ad on Twitter.

Ford had licensed the Captain Planet characters to promote the Focus Electric in a new 30-second spot.

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