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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.

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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.

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Americans have bought more than a half-million plug-ins

This year's sales of EVs, PHEVs are up 38 percent to almost 111,000 units.

US sales of electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids surpassed a record 16,000 units in September.

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Delaware finally adjusts green car incentive program to boost EVs

State will triple rebate for electric-vehicle drivers.

Previously, hybrid buyers got more than EV buyers.

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Americans bought more EVs last month than ever before

Demand for EVs rises despite lower gas prices and limited availability.

You've all been busy.

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Nissan Leaf finally sees sales increase, but Chevy Volt still crushing it

For September, the Leaf is up 5.5 percent, while the Volt was up 76 percent.

No, really, when's that second-gen Leaf coming?

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France could limit EV incentives base on price

Germany and California have applied similar policies to EV perks.

France's price cap on qualifying electric vehicles would be about $56,000.

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VW, Mercedes-Benz see China as new EV hotbed

VW announces joint-venture agreement with China-based Jianghuai.

A billion people. A billion EVs?

Chevy Volt continues to dominate Nissan Leaf in monthly sales

In August, the Volt pretty much doubled what the Leaf managed.

Raise your hand if you're surprised.

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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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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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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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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.

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.

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