Plug-In Electric Car Sales In Sept: Leaf Up Again, Volt Down


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With U.S. sales of plug-in electric cars now averaging more than 10,000 vehicles each month, September seems likely to continue that trend once all the sales reports are in. Sales of the Nissan Leaf totaled 2,881 last month, bringing year-to-date deliveries to 21,882. That's almost a 50-percent increase over last Septe...Read more

Jeep Renegade Is 'Male,' While Fiat 500X Will Be More 'Female': Analyst


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The 2015 Jeep Renegade, a subcompact crossover from Jeep's owner Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, won't go on sale for a few more months--although it's now in dealerships in Europe. The littlest Jeep will add incremental sales in North America, although its main markets are likely to be Asia and Europe. But while it shares ...Read more

Tesla Model S China Sales 'Robust', Electric Car Waiting List Long: Analyst


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Tesla Motors sales in China are "robust," and the company may have as many as 4,000 reservations for its Model S--which it only started selling in China five months ago. The upbeat assessment came from Patrick Archambault, a Goldman Sachs analyst who has followed Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] since its initial public offeri...Read more

2016 Ford Super Duty Pickups To Adopt Aluminum Bodies Too


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Only now are selected media getting a chance to spend time with the all-new 2015 Ford F-150 pickup truck, which has a cab and pickup bed made of aluminum. And it will be a couple of months yet before it appears in showrooms. But Ford is looking ahead. DON'T MISS: 2015 Ford F-150 SFE: Highest Gas Mileage Model For Alumi...Read more

Wrecked Tesla, Dopey Dealers, VW Passat Plug-In Hybrid, Sakti3 Batteries: Today's Car News


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We've got two Tesla stories--one in which a car-dealer rep says something really dumb--plus a debate over green transport, VW's second plug-in hybrid, and the emergence of a secretive battery startup with ties to GM. All this and more today on Green Car Reports. On Saturday, we covered the prior week's new in our Week ...Read more