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 |  Jan 20 2014, 12:45 PM

Nissan Leaf Sales Reach 100,000 Mark

Nissan announced today that it has sold its 100,000th Leaf electric vehicle.

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 |  Jan 08 2014, 3:56 PM

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Following a massive price cut last year, Nissan has kept things steady this year for its electric Leaf.

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 |  Dec 19 2013, 9:02 AM

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Gas-powered vehicles will remain dominant on the road in 2040 according to a report by the U.S. Energy Information Agency.

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 |  Dec 05 2013, 8:32 AM

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Steve Saleen confirmed this week that his company is developing an electric car and that a scale model will be unveiled early next year. 

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 |  Dec 04 2013, 10:32 AM

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According to BMW’s head of marketing, the partnership between BMW and Toyota has already led to “big steps” in battery technology for electric vehicles.

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 |  Nov 30 2013, 11:01 AM

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According to a recent report, Chevrolet Volt owners are driving more electric-only miles than owners of the fully-electric Nissan Leaf.

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 |  Nov 29 2013, 5:01 PM

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Nissan is currently testing its new “Vehicle-to-Building” technology, which allows up to six Nissan Leaf electric vehicles to be connected to and provide electricity to a building’s power distribution board.

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 |  Nov 29 2013, 8:09 AM

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Widespread implementation of electric cars might be closer than you think according to BMW product development boss Herbert Diess.

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 |  Nov 25 2013, 6:02 PM

Electric-Vehicle-Prices-Main-ArtElectric vehicles face many hurdles compared to their conventional, internal-combustion-powered counterparts. Consumers are generally unfamiliar with them plus they have range-related issues, but that’s not all; pricing is also a problem for new-vehicle shoppers.

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 |  Nov 24 2013, 11:01 AM

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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 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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 |  Oct 25 2013, 10:01 AM

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California along with seven other states have made a pledge to get 3.3 million zero-emission vehicles onto their roads by 2025 by introducing new incentives for zero-emissions vehicle (ZEV) buyers.

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 |  Oct 14 2013, 10:15 AM

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Ford announced the opening today of a new battery lab at the University of Michigan that the company says will help accelerate its ability to develop battery-powered vehicles.

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 |  Oct 09 2013, 10:32 AM

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Norway has a heart-on for the Tesla Model S like no other place in the world.

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 |  Oct 01 2013, 2:02 PM

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Withholding powertrain details, Kia announced plans today to sell the electric version of its Soul hatchback in the U.S.

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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 25 2013, 12:02 PM

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California’s mission to reduce greenhouse gases and dependency on oil isn’t showing signs of slowing, so its no surprise that the state plans to extend EV credits and bring more hydrogen refueling stations. Continue Reading…

 |  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 23 2013, 1:02 PM

Can Everyone go Green?



mainIf you’re sick of spending money on gas, you aren’t alone. There are plenty of options for you but finding the right alternative fuel vehicle can be complicated. Continue Reading…

 |  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 18 2013, 10:02 AM

 

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Second only to the Isetta, one of the strangest looking BMWs to date enters production today. 

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 |  Sep 16 2013, 6:32 PM

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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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