Electric Freeway Now Powers EVs from San Diego to Vancouver

Electric Freeway Now Powers EVs from San Diego to Vancouver
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Back in March, the electric highway spanning up the West Coast with eight charging stations over a 160-mile made headlines. Now you can theoretically travel from San Diego all the way to Vancouver, Canada in your EV if you’re adventurous enough. Continue Reading...

Rent a Car from Your Neighbor with Getaround Car Sharing

Rent a Car from Your Neighbor with Getaround Car Sharing
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If you live in Portland, Ore., you can make some extra cash renting your car out thanks to the Getaround car sharing program. After receiving a grant for studying people’s car sharing behaviors, Getaround is offering Portland car owners $300 to add their vehicle to the service and report back regarding their experiences. To get… Continue Reading...

California Home To Three Of The Top Five Cities For DUIs

California Home To Three Of The Top Five Cities For DUIs
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Insurance.com has published a report on DUI citations in the nation’s largest US cities with California playing home to three of the top five. San Diego and Los Angeles topped the list at first and second respectively, while Indianapolis, Jacksonville (Florida) and San Francisco rounded off the top five. It’s worth mentioning though that these… Continue Reading...

Tokyo Preview: Nissan Leaf Electric Car Will Gets Its Auto Show Time in the Spotlight

Tokyo Preview: Nissan Leaf Electric Car Will Gets Its Auto Show Time in the Spotlight
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While news and photos of the Nissan Leaf have been around for several months now, the electric car will get its official debut at the Tokyo Auto Show on October 21st. Nissan describes its functional five-door, five-seater compact hatchback as having a “high-performance, zero-emission” powertrain. Output from the lithium-ion battery packs is rated at 80kW/280Nm,… Continue Reading...

Breaking: Nissan LEAF Electric Car Priced from $25,000

Breaking: Nissan LEAF Electric Car Priced from $25,000
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The fully-electric Nissan LEAF, which is set to go on sale in the U.S. next year, will be priced from $25,000 to $33,000. Word comes from Nissan North America product VP Larry Dominique. “Competitive pricing is going to allow mass-market appeal, which is going to set Nissan apart,” said Dominique, commenting that the LEAF will… Continue Reading...

Report: Nissan Bringing LEAF EV to Five U.S. Markets First

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Report: Nissan Bringing LEAF EV to Five U.S. Markets First
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Before sales of Nissan’s new electric car go full-tilt in the U.S., the Japanese automaker will start with 5,000 units in five different markets. The targeted areas include the Phoenix-Tucson region of Arizona, Oregon, San Diego, Seattle and Tennessee. Nissan’s product planning boss Mark Perry says that this is just the first step in a… Continue Reading...

Report: Chevy Debuts Transformers Edition Camaro

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Report: Chevy Debuts Transformers Edition Camaro
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Autobots: roll out, and now you can too with the 2010 Chevrolet Camaro Transformers Special Edition. The Bumblebee inspired creation was officially introduced yesterday at a fitting venue, Comic-Con in San Diego. “When the first Transformers movie was setting box office records, we had countless customers asking to purchase the ‘Bumblebee’ Camaro,” said Karen Rafferty,… Continue Reading...