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Cost Differential Across the Kia Niro Powertrains

The Kia Niro is available in 3 variations: regular hybrid, plug-in hybrid (PHEV), and BEV. The BEV version is $14,500 more than the hybrid version – a difference that can’t really be justified or the difference made up with various incentives. The PHEV version, however, qualifies for the federal EV tax credit at $4,543 and depending on where you live it could qualify for additional state and local utility incentives that would put the net cost of the PHEV a few thousand dollars below the regular hybrid.

Current and Future Likely ZEV and/or LEV States

The Virginia Senate approved a bill allowing the State Air Pollution Control Board to adopt both California’s low-emission vehicle standards (LEV) and its zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) standards

DC Fast Charging Network Statistics

Using data from the Alternative Fuels Data Center, the following are new charts that look at three new metrics for DC fast charging networks as

EV Sales Share By State

In these new charts I show the sales share for the period of January 2019 through September 2020.

Top 8 Selling BEVs in the US in 2020

New sales data from Experian shows how dominant Tesla remains in the US, especially when just looking at BEVs and not including PHEVs. In 2020,

GMs Annual Cumulative US EV Sales 2010-202

GM’s EV Sales: 2010 to 2020

With the killing of the Chevrolet Volt, GM’s US EV sales have actually declined 3 straight years. And surprisingly, in only 3 years has GM