People Pick EVs for Environment Over Pump Savings

A new study finds that more electric vehicle buyers made their choice for environmental reasons than for gas mileage.

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Hyundai Bringing New Electric Vehicle to US by 2017

Hyundai will be bringing an all-new electric vehicle to the U.S. market within three years.

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Formula E Building New HQ in UK at Donnington Park
Formula E is the FIA’s electric racing series and the global organization just announced that its new headquarters will be located at Donington Park Racing Circuit in the United Kingdom.

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Nissan E-NV200 Undergoing US Testing by FedEX

Nissan and FedEX Express have teamed up to put the Japanese automaker’s all-electric e-NV200 to the test in real world conditions in Washington, D.C.

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Nissan Leaf Crests 100,000 Global Sales

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

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2014 Nissan Leaf Priced at $29,830

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

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Gasoline Vehicles to Remain Dominant in 2040: Report

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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Saleen Confirms Electric Car Development

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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BMW, Toyota Tie-Up Sees 'Big Steps' in EV Technology

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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Chevy Volt Owners Drive More EV Miles Than Leaf Owners: Report

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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Nissan Leaf Can Now Power Your Office Building

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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BMW Electric Cars to Play Major Role in Near Future

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

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Consumers Turned Off By High EV Prices
Electric 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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Most Car Shoppers Aren't Aware of EV Rebates, Subsidies: Survey

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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Ford Fusion and C-Max Energi Plug-Ins Outpace Toyota
When 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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