Nissan Leaf

What Is the Model 3 Doing to Used-Tesla Sales?

2018 hasn't exactly been an explosive year for auto sales. Well, except for Tesla Inc. (TSLA) .<p>However, that trend isn't anything new. The U.S. SAAR …

Tesla

In Just 7 Months Of 2018, Nissan LEAF Sales Nearly Exceeded All Of 2017

In Japan, that is.More than 2,000 Nissan LEAFs were sold In Japan last month, as the second-generation attracted 75% more customers than a year …

Electric Vehicles

2018 Chevy Bolt EV makes successful 2,000-mile road trip

<b>Day 14—to Hobart and Corning, New York—about 230 miles</b><p>We stopped in the book village of Hobart, had lunch, and bought books. The village lot behind …

Electric Vehicles

Electric Cars Could Soon Be Charged In Seconds With New 'Flow Battery'

Could this be the solution to range anxiety?<p>A revolutionary new battery technology could allow electric cars to be fully charged in seconds, instead …

Electric Vehicles

Engineering Explained Dives Into EV Torque Versus Gas HP

<b>Takes us for some quick rides</b>When we talk about cars and their performance, the terms horsepower and torque always get tossed about. But what do …

Internal Combustion Engine

Volkswagen advertises Chevrolet Bolt as part of Dieselgate settlement

In one of the quirks of its Dieselgate settlement, Volkswagen has begun rolling out an advertising campaign promoting its competitors. In the …

Electric Vehicles

British Plug-In Electric Car Market Expands: Nears 3% Market Share

Sales of plug-in electric cars in the UK grew consistently and July is not an exemption.In total, some <b>4,550</b> new plug-in cars were registered, which …

Electric Vehicles

Hyattsville, MD Police Department Sends Chevy Bolt EV On Patrol Duty

Long range of the law.After working with the Maryland Energy Administration to obtain a Smart Energy Communities grant, Sergeant Richard Hartnett and …

Electric Vehicles

What plug-in car would you send your kids back to school in? Take our Twitter poll

Kids are getting ready to go back to school and many will need wheels.<p>Yet many environmentally conscious youngsters—and parents—may no longer accept …

Electric Vehicles

Tesla's Model 3 production ramp is here, and the US auto market is starting to feel it

Reddit Email Comments<p>Since hitting its Q2 target of producing 5,000 Model 3 per week, Tesla appears to have accelerated its efforts to build and …

Tesla

Thanks to Tesla's Model 3, These Cars Could Suffer Most

Tesla (TSLA) rivals take notice.<p>While Tesla's second quarter wasn't all that impressive from a financial perspective, the story around Tesla is …

Tesla

Caribbean islands plug into EV revolution

High purchase prices mean EVs remain unaffordable for most Caribbean drivers. A Nissan Leaf costs about $50,000 in Barbados, compared with $30,000 in …

Electric Vehicles

Electrify America launches "Jetstones" ad campaign

If regular automakers aren't advertising their electric cars well enough, maybe purveyors of electric-car infrastructure can fill in the …

Autos

Kerikeri seniors go electric in NZ-first shared EV scheme

Kerikeri Retirement Village is believed to be the first aged-care facility in the country to buy a fleet of electric vehicles (EVs) for its …

Electric Vehicles

Electric Car Insurance Up to 60% More Expensive Than ICE In UK

Electric car owners in UK are charged up to 60% more for insurance than in the case of comparable conventional gasoline cars.According to the …

Electric Vehicles

Flintstones-Jetsons song mashup powers new electric vehicle awareness ad

The Jetsons and Flintstones are getting back together again—or at least their theme songs are. The soundtracks of the two classic Hanna-Barbera …

Electric Vehicles

What do Europeans Think About Their Cars?

After years of being told about the superiority of German engineering, you might be surprised to hear how car buyers in Germany rate their own …

Nissan Leaf

Record Sales of Electric Cars Drives Revival of Loan Program

With sales of electric and other fuel-efficient cars hitting new highs in the U.S., the timing for DOE to restart its auto retooling program couldn’t …

Electric Vehicles

Here’s How To Save $5,000 On 2018 Nissan LEAF In New Jersey

Nissan is offering eligible employees and rate payers of Jersey Central Power and Light a special opportunity to purchase the new LEAF at $5,000 …

Electric Vehicles

Fast-Charging the Nissan Leaf

1 of 13<p>While most Leaf owners charge their cars with a 240-volt Level 2 line, our man Iger found a fast-charging Level 3 outlet and plugged in. It …

Electric Vehicles

The Quick-Build PowerWall

Elon Musk isn’t just the greatest human being — he’s also a great inventor. He’s invented the reusable rocket, the electric car, and so much more. …

Tesla

Drive Time: 2019 Honda Insight looks traditional for a change

Scarcely noticeable in Honda showrooms these days is the new 2019 Insight hybrid electric vehicle, a four-door with a trunk, little different in …

Electric Vehicles

Car subscriptions could be boon for travelers

When the lease on his Nissan Leaf ran out, Paul Evans knew exactly what kind of car he wanted: None.<p>Instead, Evans downloaded an app called Clutch. …

Consumer Protection

Taking Tesla private, Autopilot testing, Mazda CX-5 diesel, Nissan Leaf batteries: The Week in Reverse

<i>Which company got a new diesel approved for U.S. sale?</i><p><i>What new feature did the IIHS test?</i><p><i>This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at</i> …

Electric Vehicles

U.S. Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Surge In July

July plug-in sales blow the roof off.We estimate a total of <b>29,514</b> plug-in electric vehicles were sold in July, compared to last year’s 15,540 and …

Electric Vehicles

Car Review: 2018 Nissan Leaf SV

Launched in 2011, we can credit the Nissan Leaf as being the first mainstream fully electric car, and the most successful, having sold more than …

Autos (Canada)

The Battery Pioneer Who, at Age 96, Keeps Going and Going

In the race to make the next leap in battery technology, there is a 96-year-old who won’t give up.<p>Four decades ago, John Goodenough helped invent the battery that is used to recharge cellphones, iPads and many other of today’s electronic goods. His work made batteries more powerful and portable by …

Business

Nissan Leaf Batteries to Power Brazilian Homes

Ever since it launched the Leaf electric vehicle in 2010 and became the world’s first established carmaker to sell such a technology, Nissan has been …

Electric Vehicles

Infiniti teases electrified performance concept for Pebble Beach

Infiniti's recent slate of concepts has been pretty out there, and it doesn't look like that'll change at this year's Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance.<p>Infiniti announced today that it will debut a new concept at Pebble Beach later this month. All we know about it so far is that it's electrified, …

Electric Vehicles

Infiniti promises sporty electrified concept car for Pebble Beach

The annual Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, the signature event of California’s sprawling Monterey Car Week, has traditionally been the place where …

Autos