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17 hrs ago | Automobile Magazine

Report: Next Nissan Leaf to Have 180-Mile Range

The second generation of the Nissan Leaf electric vehicle is reportedly set for a 2016 debut, according to a report from Auto Express.


Related Topix: Hatchback, Nissan, Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Nissan Murano, SUV

19 hrs ago | WJRT

CarCharging Reaches Agreement for Continued Operation of 27 Blink...

These Blink Level II chargers were originally deployed in association with the U.S. Department of Energy's EV Project and ECOtality, the former owner of Blink-related assets.


Related Topix: Hatchback, Nissan, Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet

Mon Aug 25, 2014


Tesla Trumps Toyota 3: Why Electric Vehicles Are Beating Hydrogen Cars Today

While electric vehicles have experienced a marketplace renaissance in the last decade, hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles have not.


Related Topix: Toyota Prius, Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Nissan, Electric Vehicle, Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet, Energy, Alternative Energy, US News, Liberal Political News


Couple plans 1,500-mile road trip in Nissan Leaf

A number of Teslas have been taken on cross-country road trips since the completion of the last links in the supercharger network which connects the right coast to the left coast via a Northwest Passage-type route, but what about other pure-electrics? The Tesla Model S' 265-mile range is huge compared to that of the Nissan Leaf which has a ... (more)


Related Topix: Hatchback, Nissan, Tesla Model S, Sedan, Oregon, Jazz, Autos


Official: 2015 VW e-Golf coming to ZEV states for $35,445* this November

Is $6,465 too much to get someone thinking about buying a Nissan Leaf to opt for the Volkswagen e-Golf instead? That's the price difference between the current EV sales champion, which now starts at $28,980 , and the just-announced price for the e-Golf, which will sell for $35,445 in the US when it arrives in about ten states this November and will ... (more)


Related Topix: Coupe, Volkswagen, Hatchback, Volkswagen Golf, Volkswagen e-Golf, Wagon, Hybrid, Volkswagen Jetta, Sedan, Nissan, Electric Vehicle

Sun Aug 24, 2014


Minnesota leads nation, mandates off-peak electric-car charging rates

The arrival of a moderately-priced battery electric car with a rated range of 200 miles will change the entire market for plug-in vehicles.


Related Topix: Tesla Model S, Sedan, Coupe, Toyota Prius, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Nissan, Auto Dealers

Sat Aug 23, 2014


Here's what electric cars need to succeed: roaming for charging stations

Last summer, I took the plunge and bought an electric car. After a bit of research, I decided on an all-electric Nissan Leaf.


Related Topix: Nissan, Hatchback

Fri Aug 22, 2014


Any Car Could Be Autonomous With A Robot Chauffeur

During my recent trans-continental drive , after about hour 300 of slogging across America's infinitely-wide state, Oklahoma, I found myself daydreaming about the possible benefits of an autonomous car.


Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Hatchback, Nissan, Autos


Pure electrics to race in 2014 MPG Marathon

The MPG Marathon, now in its fourth year, aims to demonstrate how fuel-efficient cars, route planning technology and eco-friendly driving skills can help to manage the rising cost of fuel.


Related Topix: Nissan, Hatchback, Gadgets

Design News

Slideshow: EV Makers Look to New Battery Chargers

As more electric cars and plug-in hybrids hit the highways, the need for battery chargers is growing.


Related Topix: Hatchback, Nissan, Hybrid, Subaru XV Crosstrek, Subaru, SUV, Electric Vehicle

Thu Aug 21, 2014


1,000 miles on zero gallons of gas

Last month I took the plunge and leased a Nissan Leaf. We needed to replace my husband's car and I was interested in electric vehicles from both a cost and emissions standpoint.


Related Topix: Hatchback, Nissan, Energy, Georgia Power, Skidaway Island, GA, Chatham County, GA

KTOO-TV Juneau

Touring by Tesla

Guy Hall poses with a battery cell in hand. His Tesla Model S has more than 7,000 of the cells built into the undercarriage.


Related Topix: Tesla Model S, Sedan, Fairbanks, AK, Nissan, Hatchback, Electric Vehicle, Chevrolet Volt, Hybrid, Chevrolet, Juneau, AK

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Georgia Straight

Vancouver says yes to more electric vehicles

Michael DeVisser of Ohm Cycles shows off the company's XU700 LS model at the Vancouver Electric Vehicle Association's 2014 ElectraFest show.


Related Topix: Porsche, Convertible, Porsche Boxster, Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Hatchback, Nissan, Mitsubishi i-MiEV, Mitsubishi


Study Shows Electric Vehicle Consumers Better...

Until battery cost is cut down to $100 per kilowatt hour, the majority of US consumers for battery electric vehicles will be better off by choosing an electric vehicle with a range below 100 miles, according to a new study in the Articles in Advance section of Transportation Science , a journal of the Institute for Operations Research and the ... (more)


Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Hatchback, Nissan

Tue Aug 19, 2014


You're Better Off Buying 100-Mile Electric Cars, Report Says; Shoppers May Disagree

Some of those choices may be luxury items they want but don't need; others may be capabilities they'll rarely, if ever, use but want to have in case of unusual circumstances.


Related Topix: Nissan, Hatchback, Tesla Model S, Sedan, Knoxville, TN

Domestic Fuel

Adomani Ev Bus Approved in California

In this Ethanol Report, RFA Senior Vice President Geoff Cooper gives some of the major findings of a new report that shows ethanol is the world's lowest cost motor fuel and octane source.


Related Topix: Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Hatchback, Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet, Nissan

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Globe and Mail

Why Ontario and Quebec should scrap their electric vehicle subsidies

Last month sales of the Nissan Leaf jumped by 179 per cent and sales of Nissan's battery car have almost doubled year-on-year.


Related Topix: Nissan, Hatchback, Pebble-Beach, CA, Honda Civic, Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Honda, Sedan

Scientific Blogging

Electric Vehicle Consumers Are Better Off With Small Driving Ranges

The downside to electric cars is both cost and driving range. Cost simply takes time and adoption; as has been shown in every technology from agriculture to computers, it only gets affordable for the masses after enough rich people have uptake.


Related Topix: Tesla Roadster, Convertible, Hatchback, Nissan

Sun Aug 17, 2014


When will electric cars compete in the mainstream market?

Electric-car advocates often take it as an article of faith that electric propulsion will one day compete directly with vehicles powered by fossil fuels.


Related Topix: Tesla Model S, Sedan, Toyota Prius, Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Nissan, Auto Dealers

Thu Aug 14, 2014


Tesla Roadster To Get Replacement Battery, 400-Mile Range: Musk

Retrofitting new powertrains to used cars isn't something that automakers have done, historically--but electric cars may change that rule.


Related Topix: Tesla Roadster, Convertible, Tesla Motors, Startups, Hatchback, Nissan


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