Category Archives: Electric vehicles

EV sales

Sales of electric vehicles are slow or stagnant.  How much market was really there, even with tax credits? Continue reading

About these ads

Chrysler/Fiat’s CEO: Please don’t buy Fiat 500e electric car

It seems Sergio Marchionne either didn’t get the memo, or won’t play along. He’s right up there explaining that his company loses $14,000 on each electric 500e they sell

Continue reading

Another Electric Car goes poof

Another electric care debacle.

Continue reading

Will EV’s help pollution in China?

MIT says it won’t do much for the environment. Continue reading

Political payoffs vs. (supposed) Enviro friendliness. Guess who wins?

The Tesla electric car is a darling of the Rich and Yuppie enviro crowd who want to believe it’s a “green” vehicle and want to show off their tree hugging credentials. Of course the truth ain’t quite that simple, but that’s a discussion for another day.
That being said, it seems to have run afoul of political business as usual in… New Jersey. Continue reading

Why not Drive an IED?

These stories of all electric cars raise some questions, but note that the Tesla driver whose car burned up said he would buy another one in a minute. Gotta love these enviros.

Continue reading

Another failed green car

Hybrid sports car maker Fisker Automotive owes the DOE  — that’s us taxpayers — $192 million but no one wants to buy the troubled company. It hasn’t built a car in over a year, according to Reuters, but has gone through $529 million in government funds. And that’s just one example of the government’s Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing loan program…. Continue reading