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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 26 2013, 6:27 PM

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Following in the footsteps of other automakers that are now offering discounts for their EVs, Toyota has discounted its RAV4 EV’s lease to $299 a month, for three years.

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 |  Aug 25 2013, 3:16 PM

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Surprise! Detroit Electric is experiencing more delays in starting production on its SP:01 electric sports car.

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 |  Aug 23 2013, 8:02 PM

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Nissan released the top 15 markets where its Leaf electric car sells best today.

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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 07 2013, 7:23 PM

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Tesla Motors released financial details from its second quarter today to post a net income loss of $30.5 million or 26 cents per common share.

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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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 |  Aug 04 2013, 10:01 AM

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While sales of 1,864 units isn’t anything to boast about, the Nissan Leaf outsold the Chevrolet Volt last month by a margin of 76 units.

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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 24 2013, 9:36 AM

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BMW’s i3 electric car wasn’t meant to be unveiled until next Monday, but images of the sub-compact EV just leaked.

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 |  Jul 23 2013, 3:32 PM

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The U.S. Department of Energy has released a graph showing that electric vehicles are outselling hybrids over the same period of time since their introduction to the market.

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 |  Jul 23 2013, 12:35 PM

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The Renault-Nissan Alliance marked a milestone today by selling its 100,000th zero tailpipe emissions vehicle.

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 |  Jul 22 2013, 6:03 AM

bmw i3 pricing

Is it the “ultimate (electric) driving” machine? Perhaps not, but the BMW i3 promises to be the BMW of EVs and will retail for $42,275.

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 |  Jul 17 2013, 10:32 AM

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Andretti Autosport announced Wednesday that it will become the third team to race in FIA Formula E.

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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 11 2013, 1:02 PM

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Expect  the number of fuel efficient vehicles offered by General Motors grow in the next four years.

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 |  Jul 09 2013, 7:28 PM

BMW-i3

The BMW i3 production vehicle will be officially unveiled on July 29, but to hold everyone over, the German automaker has released some specifications on its first i-model electric car.

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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 08 2013, 2:19 PM

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Kia is expected to enter the electric vehicle market in North America with an electric version of the Soul crossover, and AutoGuide‘s spy photographers have caught a prototype testing in Europe.

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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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