Range Test

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV first drive: 240 miles in an electric car

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV first drive: 240 miles in an electric car

We drove a 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car 240 miles on a single charge last week. And that was the lowest range achieved among four journalists driving four Bolt EVs along the California coast. One driver covered essentially the same trip with fully 32 miles remaining, according to the... read more

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2016 Nissan Leaf range quoting at 250 km (155 miles) in Europe, Frankfurt Auto Show, Sep 2015

2016 Nissan Leaf Range: 107 Or 155 Miles? Why Test Cycles Can Be Deceptive

Suppose you could buy a new 2016 Nissan Leaf rated not at 107 miles but 155 miles. That would be a far more desirable car, wouldn't it? Well, you can--but only in Europe. The... read more September 16, 2015 by

2016 Toyota Mirai

2016 Toyota Mirai Fuel-Cell Sedan: 312 Miles Of Range, 67 MPGe

The 2016 Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel-cell car will achieve just over 300 miles of range when it goes on sale in the U.S. later this year. EPA efficiency and range estimates... read more July 1, 2015 by

2013 Nissan Leaf

2013 Nissan Leaf Final Ratings Issued: 115 MPGe, 75 Miles Of Range

It often takes awhile to get gas-mileage ratings onto the EPA's official website, and it's no different with electric-car efficiency numbers. Now we have the final ratings... read more May 15, 2013 by 10

2013 Nissan Leaf

2013 Nissan Leaf Real-World Range: Is It Any Higher?

it might not have been the number people were hoping for, but at 75 miles, an extra two miles of EPA range for the 2013 Nissan Leaf still represents an improvement. Even more... read more March 20, 2013 by 24

2012 Nissan Leaf winter test

Nissan Leaf Range: How Much Does It Lose In The Cold?

Whatever car you drive, whether powered by fossil fuels or electricity, range will vary depending on weather conditions. Typically, the average gasoline or diesel vehicle... read more February 1, 2013 by 9

Drag race between Chevrolet Volt and Nissan Leaf electric cars (The Fast Lane)

Kept Off Freeways, Electric Cars Outpace EPA Range, Says Edmunds

Ask the average person how far an electric car will go on a charge, and they'll probably say "around 100 miles". In reality, most electric cars have an EPA range lower than... read more January 30, 2013 by 5

2011 Nissan Leaf: One Year Drive Report

2011 Nissan Leaf Long-Term Update: 25,000 Miles, No Woes

Back in March 2011, we took delivery of a U.K. spec Nissan Leaf as our principal family car. Since then, we’ve kept you up-to-date with the car’s long-term... read more October 22, 2012 by 20

2012 Nissan Leaf 4-door HB SL Instrument Cluster

Independent Tests Show Nissan Leaf Electric Cars Lost Range In Hot Climates

Have Nissan Leafs in hot states suffered premature battery aging, or is the apparent loss in capacity down to a malfunction in the Leaf’s dashboard display?... read more September 18, 2012 by 31

2012 Tesla Model S, brief test drive, New York City, July 2012

2012 Tesla Model S Electric Sedan: 238 Miles Of Range, Says Motor Trend

Whether you drive gas, electric or anything else, there are dozens of different factors that affect your car's efficiency. That's why, even though Tesla Motors claims a range... read more August 28, 2012 by 15

2012 Chevrolet Volt Charges

How Far CAN The 2012 Chevrolet Volt Travel On Electricity Alone?

When General Motors began producing the Chevrolet Volt in 2010, many staunch electric car fans dismissed it, saying its on-board gasoline engine meant it was only a hybrid... read more July 30, 2012 by 19

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

2012 Tesla Model S: Will Winter Weather Ruin Its Range?

The first two 2012 Tesla Model S all-electric sport sedans to roll off the Tesla production line last month were shipped to Chicago, where they're presumably now tooling... read more July 16, 2012 by 49

Volvo C30 electric concept, 2010 Detroit Auto Show

2012 Volvo C30 Electric Winter Testing: What Should We Test?

It’s no secret that electric cars prefer temperate weather in which to operate. That’s why many electric automakers add features to their cars to ensure that... read more March 8, 2012 by 4

2011 Nissan Leaf in Car Wash

2011 Nissan Leaf: 5 Things We’ve Learned After 5,000 Miles

Earlier this year we took delivery of our very own 2011 Nissan Leaf. Just like the thousands of other customers worldwide, we took our place in the queue last year and had an... read more June 21, 2011 by 6

Long-Distance Electric Car Trips by Night

Range Anxiety or Stupidity? Pushing an Electric Car to its Limits

Yesterday we told you about our generally hassle-free, two-day, 520 mile round trip in a 2011 Nissan Leaf. Thanks to a succession of available rapid charging stations, a... read more April 22, 2011 by 14

Ford Focus EV - instrument panel

Running on Empty: The Problem With Electric Car Fuel Gauges

Just a few months in and we’re already hearing stories of electric car owners getting stranded as their new electric cars ‘suddenly’ run out of power... read more March 16, 2011 by 12


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