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Five Years After Launch, 200,000th Nissan Leaf Electric Car Sale Coming Up

Five Years After Launch, 200,000th Nissan Leaf Electric Car Sale Coming Up

The first Nissan Leaf electric car was delivered five years ago this month, in December 2010. Over the five years since then, the Leaf has become by far the best-selling electric car in history. In January 2016, Nissan plans to solidify that claim by achieving an important milestone. DON'T MISS... read more

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Frame from 'Running on E,' Full Measure segment on electric cars, Dec 2015

Electric Car 'Outrage': Obama Goal Missed, Dubious TV Report Dissected

"Billions of your tax dollars were spent to put a million electric cars on the road by the end of this year. You might be outraged when you hear what happened." Sounds... read more December 9, 2015 by


 
Tesla Store Los Angeles [photo: Misha Bruk / MBH Architects]

Tesla Continues To Try To Sell Electric Cars In Michigan; State Ignores It

Tesla is currently banned from selling its electric cars directly to customers in Michigan. Last year, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed a bill requiring all new vehicles... read more December 9, 2015 by


 
Gogoro electric scooter

Taiwanese Gogoro Brings Back Battery Swapping, For Scooters, Not Cars

Although it's been held up by some as a possible solution to the problem of long charging times, battery swapping hasn't really worked out for electric cars so far. But what... read more December 8, 2015 by


 
2016 Chevrolet Volt, first drive in California, July 2015

Plug-in Electric Car Sales in Canada, November 2015: Autumn Reign For Volt

The second-generation Chevy Volt followed up its 203 October sales with 178 units in November, likely leading the Canadian plug-in electric vehicle pack. Though it will end... read more December 8, 2015 by


 
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk at Motor Trend 'Car of the Year' ceremony in New York City, Nov 2012

Elon Musk On Climate: Tax Carbon Appropriately, Tesla Founder Says (Full Transcript, Video)

The COP21 climate summit in Paris is now in its second week. Presentations, conferences, trade shows, and probably thousands of individual meetings are being held among... read more December 8, 2015 by


 
Nissan Leaf taxis

More Than 500 Nissan Electric Cars In Taxi Service Now

On any given city street, only a portion of the vehicles are private passenger cars. Taxis make up a large part of the traffic in cities, and in the same way it's proved... read more December 8, 2015 by


 
2016 Chevrolet Volt, first drive in California, July 2015

Plug-In Electric Car Sales In Nov: Volt Strong, But Leaf, i3 Decline (UPDATED)

Sales of plug-in electric cars generally fall off a bit as the weather gets colder, and it's the same this year, with November sales slightly down on those of October. The... read more December 7, 2015 by


 
2016 Mercedes-Benz S550e Plug-In Hybrid

Mercedes: 'More Than Competitive' Electric Cars Possible--When Business Makes Sense

BMW has had a battery-electric car (with an optional range extender) on the market for two years now. Audi and Porsche have announced battery-electric luxury models coming in... read more December 7, 2015 by


 
2016 Nissan Leaf, Chevy Bolt EV at Drive Electric Week event, Los Angeles [photo: Zan Dubin Scott]

Every New Car Emission-Free By 2050? 'ZEV Alliance' Plans To Make It So

As the United Nations COP21 climate-change talks continue in Paris, a group of local and national governments plans drastic reductions in vehicle emissions over the next 35... read more December 7, 2015 by


 
2015 Nissan Leaf

CO State Group Deal On 2015 Nissan Leaf Electric Cars Cuts $9,000 From Price: UPDATED

For the rest of the year, consumers in the northern part of Colorado state can take advantage of a remarkable discount on the world's best-selling electric car. Through... read more December 7, 2015 by


 
Porsche Mission E concept electric car

Confirmed: Porsche Mission E Electric Car Will Be Built By 'End Of Decade'

It's official now: Porsche will put its striking and all-electric Mission E concept car into production within three to five years. One of the hits of the Frankfurt Motor... read more December 6, 2015 by


 
New York City skyline (by Flickr user AngMoKio)

New York City To Deploy Vast Electric-Vehicle Fleet By 2025

By 2025, New York City could deploy a vast fleet of electric cars, under a new plan announced by Mayor Bill de Blasio. It calls for replacing large numbers of municipal... read more December 4, 2015 by


 
French startup Carwatt converts Renault Trafic diesel van to electric power [Carwatt, Fabien Berger]

Use Old Electric-Car Batteries To Electrify Used Vans, Carwatt Suggests (Video)

It's a frequent question about electric cars: What happens to the battery packs after they reach the limit of their automotive life? The usual answer is that they'll have a... read more December 3, 2015 by


 
Nissan prototype 60-kWh battery pack  -  Nissan Technical Center, October 2015

What Comes After Lithium-Ion Batteries To Power Electric Cars, And When?

All mass-market plug-in electric cars on sale today have one thing in common. They are powered by battery packs composed of cells with lithium-ion chemistries. But to surpass... read more December 3, 2015 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV spy shots

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV: Production Car Spied Before 2016 CES Reveal

These are the first photos of the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt electric car. The long-awaited, pure electric descendant of GM's EV1--and a cousin of the new Chevrolet Volt, or at... read more December 1, 2015 by


 

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