Battery Leasing Lands In U.S., Electric Smart Drivers Love It

Battery Leasing Lands In U.S., Electric Smart Drivers Love It

Maybe there's a future for battery leasing among U.S. electric-car buyers after all. Nissan had considered leasing battery packs separately before launching its 2011 Leaf, but ended up choosing to sell or lease the entire car. So the 2013 Smart ForTwo Electric Drive is the first car in the country... read more

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2012 Fisker Karma in Costco parking lot, Santa Monica, California [photo: Chris Williams]

Fisker Hires Investment Bank To Find Funding, Partner Companies

Fisker Automotive, often referring to in the media as "struggling," is looking for additional funding and a carmaking partner. According to a story in the Wall Street Journal... read more December 7, 2012 by  7

2012 Tesla Model S beta vehicle, Fremont, CA, October 2011

Tesla Motors Won't Need More Money, Says CEO Musk

Tesla Motors released its 2011 financial results today and held a conference call this evening for financial analysts to question officials. A number of interesting items... read more February 15, 2012 by  3

2011 Coda Sedan at Hertz Global EV rental launch, New York City, December 2010

Electric-Car Startup Coda Gets $76 Million in Venture Funds

Last year was a rough one for electric-car startup Coda. The company replaced its CEO, along with its marketing chief, and announced a delay of up to nine months in the... read more January 6, 2011 by  5


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