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Driving Small Electric Cars: What It's Like In The Real World

Driving Small Electric Cars: What It's Like In The Real World

Reader Jen Danziger explains what it's really like to drive a very small battery-electric car year-round in the Midwest. In the years following my participation in the Progressive Automotive X-Prize, I have watched with keen interest as major car companies introduced electric vehicles into their... read more

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Tesla Model S P85D, 2015 Detroit Auto Show

How Many Tesla Model S Electric Cars Have Been Built So Far?

While Tesla likely won't reveal last year's total production of Model S electric cars until it releases year-end financial results, it has said it expected to build 33,000... read more January 16, 2015 by 


 
BMW i3 at DC fast-charging station

BMW i Electric Car Sales Surge For 2014; More To Come, Company Says

Introduced in Germany late in 2013, and on sale in North America starting last May, the BMW i3 electric car has produced sales figures higher than some analysts expected. Now... read more January 15, 2015 by 


 
Tesla Model S P85D, 2015 Detroit Auto Show

2015 Tesla Model S P85D: 2015 Detroit Auto Show Live Photos

Tesla Motors has shown off its Model S electric luxury sport sedan at the Detroit Auto Show since 2011. This year, its stand included both its newest and highest-performance... read more January 14, 2015 by 


 
Honda Fit EV shown at Los Angeles Auto Show, Nov 2011

Honda To Offer New Electric Car, Plug-In Hybrid Model By 2018

Honda had no new products to unveil at this year's Detroit Auto Show, although it did show its hydrogen fuel-cell powered Honda FCV Concept car for the first time in North... read more January 13, 2015 by 


 
Chevrolet Bolt EV concept, 2015 Detroit Auto Show

Chevrolet Bolt Concept: 200-Mile, $37,500 Electric Car Concept (Live Video & Photos)

General Motors CEO Mary Barra had hoped to have a Steve Jobs moment this morning, but news about the Chevrolet Bolt Concept for a 200-mile electric car leaked late Friday... read more January 12, 2015 by 


 
2014 Chevrolet Spark EV  -  First Drive, Portland, July 2013

Why 'Bolt' Is A Really Terrible Name For Chevy's Electric Car

Monday morning, General Motors CEO Mary Barra is expected to unveil a new battery-electric concept car at the Detroit Auto Show. It's the first look at a future production... read more January 11, 2015 by 


 
2014 Chevrolet Spark EV  -  First Drive, Portland, July 2013

BREAKING: Chevrolet 'Bolt' Concept 200-Mile Electric Car To Target Tesla: UPDATED

On Monday, General Motors will unveil a concept version of a $30,000 battery-electric vehicle with 200 miles of electric range that will arrive on the market before the... read more January 10, 2015 by 


 
2013 Tesla Model S   [photo by owner Gene Rubin]

Plug-In Electric Car Sales Continue Rise In 2014: 100,000-Plus Last Year: MORE UPDATES

Plug-in electric car sales for calendar year 2014 rose above the 100,000 level, the third annual increase in full-year sales in the U.S. since modern electric cars first went... read more January 5, 2015 by 


 
BMW i3 body shell

BMW i3 Electric Car Teardown: Profitable At 20,000 Units, Says Engineer (Video)

Underneath its radical styling, the BMW i3 electric car has some unusual features. Its carbon fiber-reinforced plastic (CFRP) body shell and aluminum chassis are unlike... read more January 5, 2015 by 


 
2015 Nissan Leaf

Nissan Leaf Sets New Annual Record For U.S. Electric Car Sales

The Nissan Leaf, which has long been the world's best-selling electric car, has added another laurel to its crown. With December sales of 3,102 units, total Leaf sales in the... read more January 5, 2015 by 


 
National Drive Electric Week 2014: Atlanta. Photo by Michael Beinenson.

Fight To Watch: Georgia Plans To Alter Electric-Car Tax Credit

Over the last two years, the metropolitan Atlanta area has become one of the single best sales regions for the Nissan Leaf electric car. That's due to a $5,000 Georgia state... read more December 30, 2014 by 


 
2014 Tesla Model S P85D, road test, Dec 2014  [photo: David Noland]

2014 Tesla Model S P85D: First Drive Of All-Electric AWD Performance Sedan

As a long-time Tesla Model S owner—almost two years now—I was naturally eager to get behind the wheel of the new dual-motor P85D. I’d had a couple of brief... read more December 22, 2014 by 


 
Disassembled Nissan Leaf components on a pegboard.

Nissan Leaf Electric Car Disembowled, Displayed On Pegboard (Video)

Have you ever wondered what a Nissan Leaf electric car looks like when you peel away the bodywork, seats, and virtually everything beside the powertrain? Thanks to one... read more December 22, 2014 by 


 
Tesla Model X prototype in Culver City, California [photo by Instagram user jmtibs]

Want An Electric Car That Can Tow? That's The Tesla Model X

It may still be a while before the Tesla Model X electric crossover goes on sale, but we already know some details about it. We know that it will share a platform with the... read more December 10, 2014 by 


 
2014 Tesla Model S owned by Tom + Jeff of Palm Springs, California

The Passion Of The Tesla: One Owner's (Unprompted) Paean

People who buy new cars generally like and enjoy them during the first months or years of ownership. Many Tesla owners, however, seem to love their cars with a deep, abiding... read more December 9, 2014 by 


 
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