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2016 Audi Q7 To Offer e-Tron Quattro Diesel Plug-In Hybrid Model

2016 Audi Q7 To Offer e-Tron Quattro Diesel Plug-In Hybrid Model

The first official photos and details of the 2016 Audi Q7 have now been released, including specifications for a diesel plug-in hybrid model. Audi says the Q7 e-tron quattro is "the world's first plug-in hybrid with a six-cylinder diesel engine and quattro all-wheel drive." Volvo has offered a... read more

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Tshering Tobgay, prime minister of Bhutan, with Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn and Nissan Leaf electric car

Electric Cars Win For 4 Reasons, Says Nissan's Carlos Ghosn

It's hardly a secret that Nissan is by far the world's biggest seller of electric cars, and that its foray into the field four years ago was the work of its CEO, Carlos... read more December 11, 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 


 
2015 Nissan Leaf

Nissan 'Quite Optimistic' About Electric Cars, Holding Off On Hydrogen

In the auto industry, there's a growing divide among carmakers on the most viable form of electrified vehicle. Some support battery-electric cars, while others believe that... read more December 10, 2014 by 


 
DC fast charging 2015 Kia Soul EV

Electric-Car Road Trips: Be Prepared, With Charging Apps And Realism

Thinking about taking your electric car on a road trip? Be prepared, and you’ll probably be pleasantly surprised by how smoothly it can go. If you plan to take a trip... read more December 10, 2014 by 


 
Fast Charging 2011 Nissan Leaf

Electric Cars Can Stabilize Utility Grid Via V2G, Study Shows

Using plug-in electric cars as temporary energy storage and supply sources can stabilize the grid, a new study has found. A fleet of electric vehicles represents a large... read more December 9, 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 


 
BMW i3 at DC fast-charging station

BMW Launches Flexible Mobility Program For i3 Electric Car

It's not a new idea, but it's one that carries a certain allure: Let the buyers of an electric car borrow a different vehicle for those few times a year when they need to... read more December 8, 2014 by 


 
2015 Toyota Prius V

Are Hybrids Being Supplanted By Electric, Plug-In Hybrid Cars?

Late in October, an interesting thing happened in Germany: Audi quietly killed off the hybrid version of its A6 luxury sedan. The model had been around for three years, and... read more December 8, 2014 by 


 
2015 Nissan Leaf

'Thanks A Billion': Nissan Leaf Electric Car Logs 1 Billion Kilometers (Video)

As the world's bestselling electric car, the Nissan Leaf continues to be the first to pass many important milestones for the segment. In just under four years on sale, it... read more December 8, 2014 by 


 
2013 Tesla Model S on Chilcotin Highway, Canada [photo: owner Vincent Argiro]

Buying Electric Cars: Quebec Launches Carrot-And-Stick Program

Financial incentives and perks like access to carpool lanes have become a powerful tool in encouraging people to switch to electric cars. But could penalizing them for buying... read more December 7, 2014 by 


 
2015 Kia Soul EV First Drive  -  Portland  -  November 2014

2015 Kia Soul EV Video Road Test

The Hamsters are back, and they're performing a science experiment that resulted in this: the 2015 Kia Soul EV. It’s one of the newest electric cars on the market, but... read more December 5, 2014 by 


 
BMW i3

Germany To Boost Incentives Toward 1-Million Electric-Car Goal By 2020?

When it comes to electric-car incentives, Germany hasn't had policies as aggressive as those in some other European countries. Yet Germany has a goal of putting 1 million... read more December 5, 2014 by 


 
2012 Nissan Leaf in the autumn outside Ottawa, Ontario, Canada [photo: Ricardo Borba]

Plug-in Electric Car Sales In Canada, Nov 2014: L-E-A-F Spells Consistency

The Nissan Leaf seems to have won its second consecutive Canadian sales title in November, bringing fuel-free mobility to another 103 drivers. While down slightly from... read more December 5, 2014 by 


 
2015 Nissan Leaf

How To Quit Smoking: Buy An Electric Car?

Electric cars are good for the environment, but could they also benefit the health of the people who drive them? There's now a small amount of anecdotal evidence that buying... read more December 5, 2014 by 


 
2015 Nissan Leaf

Plug-In Electric Car Sales In Nov: Leaf Grows, Volt Wanes (FINAL UPDATE)

Sales of plug-in electric cars continued at a steady pace in November, reflecting continued strong vehicle sales of all types in the U.S. market. The Nissan Leaf set a new... read more December 4, 2014 by 


 
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