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 |  Nov 24 2013, 11:01 AM

2013 Nissan LEAF

According to a recent survey, 95 percent of U.S. car shoppers aren’t aware of state and local subsidies, rebates and other incentives related to plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles.

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 |  Nov 22 2013, 9:45 AM

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A recent study has revealed that truck shoppers are the least likely to join the hybrid and electric vehicle movement.

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 |  Nov 05 2013, 10:12 AM

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Renault has been strategically aligned with Nissan since 1999 but today the Franco-Japanese partnership just announced their intention to cooperate with ailing automaker Mitsubishi.

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 |  Nov 05 2013, 9:03 AM

Ford-Plug-In-Sales-Main-ArtWhen it comes to electrified cars Toyota is the undisputed champion with its popular lineup of Prius models, but Ford is hard at work building brand recognition for its lineup of battery-powered vehicles. Things must be working out well because the Blue Oval is crowing about sales of its plug-in hybrids.

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 |  Oct 29 2013, 2:34 PM

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The days of women being attracted to men behind the wheels of sporty Porsches and luxurious BMWs could be coming to an end, according to a recent survey.

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 |  Sep 28 2013, 1:02 PM

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Today marks the third annual National Plug In Day, highlighting the accelerated growth in the electric vehicle market.

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 |  Sep 24 2013, 7:37 AM

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General Motors CEO, Dan Akerson, has gone on the record to say that Cadillac will be gearing up to take on Tesla head-to-head.

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 |  Sep 20 2013, 7:02 AM

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Tesla shares continue to climb, rising seven percent yesterday to hit an all-time high for the American electric automaker.

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 |  Sep 19 2013, 8:31 AM

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At the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show, Volkswagen unveiled its new e-Golf model which the German automaker plans on selling in the U.S. by 2015.

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 |  Sep 17 2013, 3:31 PM

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When it comes to technology, having the latest gadgets makes you look both smart and cool, but does that strategy work with cars? Automakers say that electric vehicles are the future of the industry, but even with many EVs on the market, they may not be the perfect choice for you. 

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 |  Sep 16 2013, 6:32 PM

2014 Chevrolet Spark EV

The race is on for a budget-minded electric vehicle with a 200-mile range, as General Motors has confirmed it is working on such a car.

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 |  Sep 06 2013, 9:07 AM

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August new-vehicle sales in the U.S. were up an impressive 17 percent compared to the same month last year, with almost every automaker posting solid gains. But perhaps a bigger surprise has to do with how well plug-in and electric vehicles performed on the market.

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 |  Sep 03 2013, 2:01 PM

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A horde of electric vehicles descended on Norway’s capital of Oslo to set a new world record. The Scandinavian city’s streets played host to some 260 EVs, half of which were Nissan Leafs and all of which helped break the previous record.

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 |  Aug 23 2013, 8:32 AM

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Infiniti president, Johan de Nysschen, just reaffirmed that the automaker is committed to EVs.

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 |  Aug 22 2013, 10:32 AM

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Tesla intends to add factories in Europe and Asia, according to CEO Elon Musk, as the American electric automaker gears up for a mass-market, affordable EV.

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 |  Aug 21 2013, 4:32 PM

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At the Nissan 360 event, the Japanese automaker has unveiled two new technologies that it is showcasing on its Leaf electric vehicle.

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 |  Aug 05 2013, 9:03 PM

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If you’ve recently been shopping for a Tesla Model S and using the official website’s configurator you may want to double check the pricing.

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 |  Jul 31 2013, 5:31 PM

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In an effort to help boost electric vehicle sales, Japanese automakers have teamed up to increase the number of charging stations in Japan. 

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 |  Jul 16 2013, 8:32 AM

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Good news for Tesla continues to stack up, as a recent study shows that the Roadster’s battery life is stronger than originally expected, even by the automaker.

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 |  Jul 13 2013, 2:07 PM

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When it comes to popular electric vehicles in America, the Mitsubishi i-MiEV isn’t exactly one of them, with overall weak sales since its debut.

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 |  Jul 09 2013, 8:02 AM

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With the production debut of the BMW i3 coming later this month, reports indicate that the car will start around $34,500 in the U.S., and that it will arrive next January.

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 |  Jul 08 2013, 8:20 PM

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Nissan has announced that it’ll be adding quick-charging stations for its Leaf electric vehicle at over 100 U.S. Leaf-certified dealerships.

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 |  Jul 04 2013, 11:02 AM

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Tech giant Google, which has been investing heavily into self-driving vehicles, could potentially seek opportunities in the electric vehicle market in the future.

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 |  Jul 02 2013, 10:02 PM

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A Tesla fan-created petition asking the government to allow the American automaker to sell directly to consumers has reached the necessary 100,000 signatures to get the White House to take a look.

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