Hybrid Car Sales Up 32% in the First Two Months of 2013

April 3, 2013 / No Comments

Hybrid sales increased up to 32 percent in the first two months of 2013, compared with the figures during the same period of 2012, according to Autodata Corp. The market share for all hybrids has grown to four percent. According to an analyst at Gartner Inc. this could double by the end of 2020. What makes people so inclined towards hybrid ...

Plug-In Vehicles Seen as Filling the US Roads this Year

January 31, 2012 / No Comments

Sales of plug-in vehicle in the US are expected to increase more than five-fold this year to 100,000 units. This could come as happy news for the EV manufacturers, but we aren’t sure as to how the conventional car makers would feel about it. According to a report, in 2011, the market saw sales of around 18,000 plug-in vehicles in ...

Lexus HS250 Hybrid to Sell 25,000 Units the First Year

June 15, 2009 / No Comments

With the economy declining as it is, Toyota's belief that it would be able to sell 25,000 Lexus Hybrids within the first twelve months is appreciable. The Lexus HS250 has yet to go on sale (later this summer) and Toyota has some real good reasons to back their belief. [caption id="attachment_5549" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="2010 Toyota Lexus HS 250h hybrid"][/caption]

Electric Bike Sales Up Worldwide

August 18, 2008 / No Comments

Electric Bike makers are having a field day. As gasoline prices go up, so do their sales. From the mountain tops of Colorado to Europe people are wanting to "get a little fresh air and exercise, and cut my carbon footprint, and spend less money on gas." Electric bikes work like a regular two-wheel one except they have a battery-powered assist. ...