Nissan e-NV200 Concept Brings Leaf Technology to a Van: 2012 Detroit Auto Show

Nissan e-NV200 Concept Brings Leaf Technology to a Van: 2012 Detroit Auto Show
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Nissan is trying to stay at the forefront of the rapidly-progressing electric vehicle market by announcing a plug-in version of their compact van today at the Detroit Auto Show, the e-NV200. “A potential game changing vehicle in its segment, the battery capacity will support a driving range similar to the Nissan LEAF, while payload and… Continue Reading...

Nissan Leaf Headed for New York City Taxi Duty

Nissan Leaf Headed for New York City Taxi Duty
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Six Nissan Leafs will partake in a journey that no other electric vehicle has gone on before. As part of a pilot program, six pioneering Leafs will serve commercial duty as taxi cabs for one of the most populous metropolitans in the world, New York City. The goal of this pilot program is to retrieve… Continue Reading...

Volkswagen London Taxi Concept EV Unveiled

Volkswagen London Taxi Concept EV Unveiled
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The London taxi is a rolling landmark. It is as recognizable as Big Ben or Buckingham Palace, and the reason for that is, it hasn’t changed all that much in the last 50 years. But it can all change very soon if Europe’s biggest car maker can have its way, as Volkswagen has just introduced… Continue Reading...

New York City Cab Drivers Resist Hybrids, Speak Up For Ford Crown Victoria

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New York City Cab Drivers Resist Hybrids, Speak Up For Ford Crown Victoria
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The yellow Ford Crown Victoria taxi is so common in New York City that it’s almost an icon just like the Yankees or the Empire State Building. As Crown Victoria production winds down, cab drivers are digging in their heels in the city’s bid to replace the big, rear drive V8 powered sedans with hybrids… Continue Reading...