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Lexus Keeping An Eye On Tesla, Calls Mall Stores 'Clever'

Lexus Keeping An Eye On Tesla, Calls Mall Stores 'Clever'

Lexus operates with the firm belief that hybrids are better than battery-electric cars, but there's at least one thing about electric-car maker Tesla Motors it wants to emulate. Even as Toyota's luxury division has lashed out at electric cars in recent ads, its executives are intrigued by Tesla's... read more

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2016 Audi Q7

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... read more December 12, 2014 by 


 
BMW i3 at DC fast-charging station

BMW Promises CCS Fast-Charging Blitz For 2015, Details In Detroit

When it comes to electric cars, automakers have to manage not only designing, building, and selling the vehicles, but also the buildup of infrastructure. Companies like... read more December 12, 2014 by 


 
Kia Soul EV with 'hamsters'  -  August 2014

Top Electric-Car Advertisers: Nissan And, Surprise, Kia--Chevy Not So Much

Promoting electric cars is often a grassroots effort, with owners acting as some of the most enthusiastic (and effective) spokespeople. But what about one of the biggest way... read more December 11, 2014 by 


 
Toyota solid-state battery prototype

Samsung Leads Funding Round For Seeo Solid-State Battery Startup

A California-based startup company is looking to commercialize its solid-state battery chemistry, and now it's getting some help from a company you've likely heard of. Seeo... read more December 11, 2014 by 


 
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 


 
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