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    Official: Nissan edges out Tesla for most ZEV credits sold in California
    2014 Numbers Show New Companies On Top, Bottom Of List 1413935880

    When it comes to California zero-emissions vehicle (ZEV) credits last year, Nissan was selling and Mercedes-Benz was buying. The California Air Resources Board (CARB) put out its ZEV-credits numbers for the year that ended September 30, which is why we now know that Nissan, maker of the ...

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    Rumormill: Chevy Spark EV could be coming to Midwest later this year
    GM's official stance is that the electric car remains a West Coast deal 1402432200

    Ohio is not known as a hotbed of EV sales – if anything, the state is a bit anti-EV, thanks to a legislative fight against Tesla's direct sales model – but it might be on Chevrolet's short list to expand the market for the Spark EV in the near future. The latest official GM press ...

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    Read This: Tucson hydrogen fuel cell CUV will allow Hyundai to sell more dirty cars
    Each H2 vehicle could be worth $130,000 in ZEV credits 1401926280

    With the first Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell Vehicle deliveries happening soon (a bit later than expected), it's time for the Korean automaker to explain why it's offering the H2 CUV here in the states. After all, there are only 10 public hydrogen stations in the US today, according to the DOE, so it ...

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    Report: Tesla's ZEV credit allotment changing under new CARB rules

    Could the California Air Resources Board (CARB) be taking a $55-million bite out of Tesla Motors' profits? The state regulator, which grants zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) credits for automakers making plug-in vehicles, is planning to reduce the number of credits generated by each Model S ...

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    Report: Like Tesla, Nissan making good money selling ZEV credits

    Nissan, like Tesla, is finding that it's a seller's market when it comes to zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) credits in the most populous US state. The Japanese automaker has joined the California-based manufacturer of the Model S in selling ZEV credits to automakers who aren't making enough plug-ins ...

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    Official: Tesla sold 5,150 Model S EVs in Q2, future $35k model will have 200-mile range

    Finally, we know the number. Tesla Motors announced today that it sold 5,150 Model S electric vehicles in North America last quarter. Divide by three and you see that the California company sold around 1,700 cars a month, which puts it right up there with the current plug-in vehicle champions, ...

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    Report: Tesla ZEV credit changes will alter profit picture, but Musk still confident

    Tomorrow, we will get a fresh glimpse into the financial situation over at Tesla Motors. That's when the California automaker, always ready to go its own way and not release monthly sale figures, will discuss its second-quarter SEC filing. From what we've been told, it won't be as rosy at three ...

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    Read This: California may change fast-swapping ZEV credit rules, could hurt Tesla

    As Tesla Motors showed last month, it takes as little as 90 seconds to swap out a battery on a Model S electric vehicle. Unfortunately for the California-based automaker, it could take as little as 90 days for the state to shelve a law that made such battery-swapping capabilities a profitable ...

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    Official: Tesla posts first quarterly profit; Model S becomes best-selling plug-in car in US (probably)

    Julie Christie, the rumors are true. After plenty of hint-dropping over the past few months, Tesla officially released 2013 first quarter (Q1) financial details today, and it was the first quarter in which the ten-year-old company was actually profitable. CEO Elon Musk, speaking on a conference ...

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    Report: California's low-emission vehicle rules enhancing market for ZEV credits

    The California Air Resources Board's Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) mandate has already created so-called "compliance cars." The corollary is a growing market for ZEV credits. That is, a way for companies who aren't selling enough ZEVs (which, in this case, include pure electric vehicles, fuel ...

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    Report: ZEV credit shuffle: Is the Toyota RAV4 EV just here to please CARB?

    Toyota RAV4 EV – Click above for high-res image gallery
    In early August, we reported that initial sales of the 2012 Toyota RAV4 EV will be limited to the state of California. That revelation came straight from the mouth of Bob Carter, group vice-president and general manager of Toyota ...

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    Toyota (surprise!) leads the pack in CARB's ZEV credit list

    Earlier today, and very quietly, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) released all of the zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) credit balances. You can see the raw numbers for yourself here, but they might not make a whole lot of sense at first glance. If they don't, come back and we'll try and parse ...

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    Coda Automotive strikes up ZEV credit deal with undisclosed automaker

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    As Coda Automotive readies for the U.S. launch of its electric sedan, the company has already struck up a deal with a "major global automotive manufacturer" to sell the ZEV credits Coda anticipates receiving from the distribution of more ...

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    Tesla says it does not depend on zero emission tax credit sales

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    Last week, Darryl Siry noted on Autopia that Tesla Motors could be running out of zero emissions vehicle (ZEV) credits to sell. Tesla earned at least $13.8 million through these sales in 2009, mostly to Honda, but the number and ...

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    Tesla ZEV credit revenue likely to evaporate soon

    Tesla Roadster 2.5 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    A big chunk of Tesla Motors' revenue is about to become a victim of the law of supply and demand. In 2009, Tesla earned at least $13.8 million selling zero emissions vehicle credits, mainly to Honda, and it has commitments to sell ...

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    Report: Honda buys $13.8 million worth of plug-in credits from Tesla

    One of the advantages of being an automaker that produces nothing but plug-in vehicles is earning zero-emissions credits. It's long been thought that those credits could at some point become a valuable commodity. Back in 2007, when Phoenix Motorcars was still around, a big chunk of their business ...


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