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Owning An Electric Car Is Twice As Cheap As Owning A Gas Vehicle

Want to save money? Stop paying for gas.<p>Electric cars are generally more expensive to buy than conventional vehicles. The suggested retail price for a 2018 Nissan Leaf, the world’s best selling EV, is about $30,000 in the U.S. You can pick up a new Honda Civic 2018 for less than $19,000 (though …

Electric Vehicles

Tesla Model 3 first drive: Yes, it's a real car, and a pretty good one too

The Tesla Model 3, the car that is going to bring Tesla technology to the masses, is finally here. It is not here as in “in press fleets across …

Willy Wonka

The new Nissan LEAF: one sold every 12 minutes in Europe

<b>Tenerife, Canary Islands (January 15, 2018)</b> – In just three months since the new Nissan LEAF was announced, Nissan today revealed that it has already …

Electric Vehicles

Ford Announces Huge $11bn Investment In Electric Cars

Ford is promising 40 electric and hybrid models by 2020.<p>The Ford motor company has announced that it will be doubling its current investment into …

Electric Vehicles

CES 2018: Apple’s CarPlay wins friends and frenemies

Apple may (or may not) have scaled-back its ambition to build its own connected vehicles, but at CES 2018 we still saw lots of news around its …

Transportation

Automakers' investments in EVs and hybrids — at least $90 billion

Look out, Tesla. "We're all in. The only question is, will the customers be there with us?"<p>DETROIT — Ford's plan to double its electrified vehicle spending is part of an investment tsunami in batteries and electric cars by global automakers that now totals $90 billion and is growing, a Reuters …

Electric Vehicles

20 electric cars you'll see on the road by 2025

• <b>While electric vehicles aren't posting big sales numbers yet, auto companies are making significant investments in them.</b>• <b><br>Both new and traditional car manufacturers plan to release electric vehicles in the coming years.</b>• <b><br>Some of the vehicles have specs and tech features that exceed most gas-powered</b> …

Electric Vehicles

Nissan Xmotion concept: techy six-seater SUV unveiled in Detroit

How do you follow up a crossover as successful as the Qashqai? If you’re Nissan, you unveil the Xmotion concept (pronounced 'Cross-motion'). It's an …

Trucks

Infiniti's Q Inspiration Concept showcases a new era of design

For Infiniti, the most important of those next-gen techs is its VC-Turbo powertrain. The Variable Compression-Turbocharged engine is the automaker's …

Auto Shows

2020 Dyson Electric Car Rendered

It’s not a secret that vacuum maker Dyson plans to launch a fully electric vehicle on the market before the end of the decade. We have more than …

Electric Vehicles

How one Edmontonian is beating the carbon tax (and what he could teach you)

Rob Kube has managed to bring his electricity bill down to zero with a few small tweaks to his household<p>University of Alberta computer science …

Energy

Ford Will Invest $11 Billion by 2022 To Launch 40 New Electric Cars and Hybrids Worldwide

Ford Motor will increase to $11 billion its investment in electrified vehicles between now and 2022, saying it will introduce 16 battery-electric cars and 24 hybrids or plug-in hybrids around the world in the next few years.<p>The plan more than doubles an earlier plan, announced in 2016, to spend …

Electric Vehicles

Never fill up on petrol again with an electric car

Imagine never having to fill up your car with petrol ever again.<p>Electric cars have been all the talk this year at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) …

Electric Vehicles

EVRT Middle East looks to change perception of electric cars in the region

The electric-car revolution in the UAE seems to be gathering more velocity than a Tesla at full supercar-matching acceleration, with the past 12 …

Electric Vehicles

2019 Nissan LEAF’s Range Beats Tesla Model 3

When it comes to electric vehicles, range is a factor of utmost importance as it illustrates how far they could traverse before running out of …

Electric Vehicles

Forget the 10 and 2 position — the GM Cruise AV doesn’t have a steering wheel

What’s the difference between a car and a chair? In the future, not much, if General Motors has its way. The Detroit-based automaker submitted a …

Transportation

Wither the Electric Stovebolt, GM?

In case you haven’t heard the news, the electric Chevrolet Bolt—with its official 235-mile range (or more, as I ran up 267 miles)—is great. In fact, …

Electric Vehicles

Nissan Will Test Remote Electric-Car Charging

It could form the basis for 'virtual power plants,' the company says.<p>Nissan<p>Stephen EdelsteinView Stephen Edelstein's …

Electric Vehicles

No going back to petrol, says electric vehicle owner

Electric vehicle owner Avner Nahmias says his EV is the coolest thing.<p>Electric vehicle owner Avner Nahmias calls himself an EV-angelist.<p>The Nelson …

Electric Vehicles

Kia Soul EV Now Offers up to 111 Miles of Range

The 2018 Kia Soul EV is virtually indistinguishable from the 2017 model except for one very important technical detail: a boost in driving range of nearly 20 percent, to 111 miles.<p>It’s a distinction that is bound to increase the Soul EV’s appeal among commuters and those who see it as a potential …

Electric Vehicles

Tax Subsidies Perplex Makers of Electric Cars

House Speaker Paul Ryan called electric vehicle tax credits “money wasted on losers.” The head of the Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt, …

Electric Vehicles

In Terms Of Charging, Tesla Gets The Best Of Both Worlds

<i>A Tesla Model S charges at one of its proprietary Superchargers (Instagram: bryanho23)</i><p>WITH CHARGING, TESLA GETS THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS [VIDEO]<p>One …

Electric Vehicles

Everyone is making the same big mistake about electric cars

• <b>Electric cars are cheaper to own over the long term than gas-powered vehicles.</b>• <b><br>But consumers aren't always guided by cost when they buy a vehicle.</b>• <b><br>Thus far, the EV value proposition hasn't created a big market for the new technology.</b><p>Compared to just a decade ago, we have a lot more choices when it …

Electric Vehicles

Even as we use more gadgets, American energy consumption is dropping

More appliances? No problem.<p>From blaring alarm clocks to late-night Netflix binges, the average American uses 12 kilowatt-hours of energy around the house every day. That’s a lot of wattage—enough to drive a Nissan Leaf across Rhode Island—but it’s also our lowest personal-consumption rate since …

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All-electric cars UK 2018: All the battery powered vehicles available on the road today - Pocket-lint

Electric cars have been around for a few years now, although if we're being technical, they've being around since the 19th century. But the first …

Electric Vehicles

CES 2018: Top Tech Trends

It's easy to get lost in the slew of product announcements at CES on a micro level, but if you step back and look at the big picture, you can see …

Consumer Tech

Nissan Leaf Sales Surpass 300,000 Examples

Tesla made pretty much every automaker aware of how the future will unfold, and while everyone is bracing for the electric onslaught, Nissan is …

Electric Vehicles

Margot Robbie Net Worth 2018 - How Rich is Margot Robbie?

Margot Robbie Net Worth 2018 – How Rich is Margot Robbie?<p>Home » Net Worth » Margot Robbie Net Worth 2018 – How Rich is Margot Robbie?<p>One of the new …

Margot Robbie

Genovation’s mad electric Corvette will do 220mph

A couple of years ago, an American company called Genovation announced that it had built an all-electric supercar from the bones of a Chevrolet …

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