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U.S. 2017 Electrified Car Sales – Steeply Upwards

Positive Future #40 (Feature photo – Chevrolet Bolt – CCA SA 4.0 International) Inside EVs just published the plug-in car sales for the U.S. in 2017. There were 199,826 plug-in cars sold in the U.S. in 2017. This is a 72 percent increase over the last two years. The top five sellers were Tesla Model S – 27.060 units Chevrolet Bolt – 23,297 units Tesla Model X – 21,315 units Toyota Prius Prime – 20,936 Chevrolet Volt – 20,349 You can see the full Inside Evs report at: https://insideevs.com/monthly-plug-in-sales-scorecard/ Cars with powerful electric motors are giving internal combustion engine super cars a run for their money. Want More? – Sign…

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Are We Seeing Disruption?

Positive Future #19 (Feature photo – Plug-In electric car sales chart) One of the focal points in the automotive world is the encroachment of sales of electrics over internal combustion engines. The numbers have recently come in for the plug-in global sales numbers for electrics. Plug-in means any car – fully battery electric or hybrid electric that has a plug in option. The kicker is that from October 2016 to October of 2017, plug in sales grew by 73 percent. In comparison, all car sales globally are estimated to rise only 1.7 percent in 2017. This means that plug-in car sales are growing 43 times faster than the larger increase…

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What’s Up with Electric Cars?

Positive Future #7 (Feature photo – Positive Future Info Graphic) The condition of the atmosphere in terms of toxins and volatility is really everyone’s problem. The meteoric rise of plug-in-car sales is to everyone’s benefit. The rapid rise of solar energy is only matched by the rapid rise in car sales that are either fully electric or have some battery range. The graph above illustrates the global sales volume of plug-in cars for the month of September for the last four years. Estimates for 2017 (full year) global plug-in sales are in excess of 1 million cars (maybe 1.1 million). Global plug-in sales through September 2017 stand at 775,370 units.…

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