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Renault's push for more affordable EVs has global implications

Renault K-ZE: SUV-inspired electric debuts at 2018 Paris Motor Show

Renault K-ZE: SUV-inspired electric debuts at 2018 Paris Motor Show.

Official
Tesla hits 200,000 cars, meaning a lower tax credit for EV buyers

GM may soon face the same disadvantage

GM may soon face the same disadvantage.

Official
Nissan sees its EV sales surging to 1 million annually by 2022

That's six times what it sells now, and the Leaf is world's bestseller

Nissan announced plans to sell 1 million electric vehicles (EVs) annually by 2022, a six-fold jump from what it sold last year, and said it had no plans to stop testing its self-driving cars on public roads, calling them safe.

Detroit
Automakers' investments in EVs and hybrids — at least $90 billion

Look out, Tesla. "We're all in. The only question is, will the customers be there with us?"

Everybody's getting in the game.

Official
EVs, hybrids are more than half of new car sales in Norway

"The shift has gone faster than we'd thought" to ending sales of fossil fuel vehicles by 2025.

"The shift has gone faster than we'd thought" to phasing out sales of fossil fuel vehicles by 2025.

Official
BMW EVs hit 100,000 sales target

Automaker's electric sales are up 60 percent this year

Sales are up 60 percent this year.

Official
Toyota announces $13B plan to offer 10 or more EV models in early 2020s

It says it'll need to add more battery suppliers just to keep up

GM to Congress: Eliminating tax credit will harm EV sales

'It changes the equation' for buyers and automakers, CEO Mary Barra says

'It changes the equation' for buyers and automakers, CEO Mary Barra says

Green
The end of EV incentives might not kill the market

This report says so. We're not so sure.

There might be life after incentives.

Report
Indiana thinking about adding fees just for plug-in vehicles

Fees may boost Indiana road-repair revenue by $2 million a year.

Indiana would join 10 other states that impose fees specifically for plug-in vehicles to make up for lost revenue from less gasoline taxes.

Official
Tesla misses 2016 delivery target by about 4,000 units, but builds more than ever

Total 2016 deliveries were 76,230.

Despite the miss, we should see 2016 as a success for Tesla.

Report
Tesla won't let Brexit raise its UK prices, for now

Price increase is delayed for two weeks.

Buy now, or hope that the pound rebounds soon.

Report
South Korea may change EV incentive rule that hurts Tesla

Tesla, BYD will benefit if charging-time mandate removed

Country's rule necessitating 10-hour maximum charging time may be eliminated next year.

Green
Ultra-cheap Fiat 500e EVs about to hit used car lots

Unfortunately, probably only in California and Oregon.

How would $6,500 strike you?

Report
China far ahead of US, Europe in total electric vehicle sales

And that's not counting the 200,000 plug-in trucks and buses

China beat the US and Europe in plug-in vehicle sales last year, and is only going to lengthen its lead.

Study
By following the money, we can see that many automakers don't really care about EVs

Nissan, GM get a bit of a pass.

Maybe the automakers no longer believe that they can influence public opinion with a TV ad. Oh, wait.

Official
Renault Kangoo ZE will get a range boost to about 170 miles

Utility EV's longer range an attempt to increase fleet sales.

More details to come at the European Motor Show in Brussels next month.

Report
Ford wants Trump to lower MPG standards

CEO Mark Fields really, really doesn't like having to build green cars.

Fields smells an opportunity.

Official
November: The happy-days-are-here-again, maybe, Edition

That 2015 stop-sale on VW diesels didn't hurt.

Chevy Volt, Ford Focus Hybrid, Nissan Leaf all had strong sales in November.

Green
Tesla has no official presence in Russia, so fans created their own service center

Electric vehicle fans don't do boundaries.

To paraphrase Jeff Goldblum's character in Jurassic Park, "Tesla fans will find a way."

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