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Electric Car 'Guest Drive' Service Launches In CA To Get 'Butts In Seats'

Electric Car 'Guest Drive' Service Launches In CA To Get 'Butts In Seats'

If it's worth saying once, it's worth saying a thousand times: The best way of getting people interested in electric cars is to let people drive them. That's exactly what Electric Car Guest Drive, a California-based initiative, is doing--giving people interested in electric cars the opportunity to... read more

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2014 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4x4, Catskill Mountains, NY, Jan 2014

2014 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4X4: Gas Mileage Test With V-6

It's winter in the Northeast, and last week's Polar Vortex luckily came along just as our weekend test car was a 2014 Jeep Cherokee. This is the all-new compact crossover... read more January 31, 2014 by 


 
2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK 250 BlueTEC 4matic, Catskill Mountains, NY, Sep 2013

Mercedes-Benz GLK 250 BlueTEC Diesel: Luxury Crossover Fuel Economy

This year has seen several new diesel passenger vehicles hit U.S. roads, and last fall, we were able to spend a full weekend with the 2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK 250 BlueTEC... read more January 2, 2014 by 


 
Volvo C30 Electric Arctic Test Drive

Electric Cars: Drivers Love 'Em, Want 'Em--But Butts In Seats Is the Challenge

It's pretty clear that many car buyers are very interested in electric cars, and that they love them when they drive them. Electric cars have a handful of natural advantages... read more November 22, 2013 by 


 
2014 BMW i3 (German-market version), Amsterdam, Oct 2013

2014 BMW i3: First Drive Of BMW's Radical New Electric Car

You may have read stories lately that suggest the BMW i3 is the first luxury competition for the Tesla Model S electric car. It’s not. You may also have read that... read more October 21, 2013 by 


 
Six 2012 Tesla Model S cars at "Get Amped" introductory drive event [photo: George Parrott]

Tesla Model S 'Get Amped' Tour: 5,000 Test Drives In Sight

From Los Angeles to Toronto, from Miami to Seattle, Tesla has been taking a fleet of its new 2012 Model S sedans around the country to offer short test drives to 5,000... read more August 14, 2012 by  6


 
2012 BMW ActiveHybrid 5 First Drive Report

2012 BMW ActiveHybrid 5: What Do You Want To Know?

Although we try very hard to put cars through a variety of tests on a variety of roads when we carry out our first drive reports, it’s not always possible to gauge what... read more July 27, 2012 by  1


 
Volvo C30 Electric Arctic Test Drive

Volvo C30 Electric: Winter Drive Report

Over the past few days, we've told you about our trip to Kiruna, Sweden, where Volvo allowed us to put its C30 electric car through its paces in a series of cold-weather... read more March 20, 2012 by  4


 
2012 Toyota Prius V hybrid wagon, test drive in Catskill Mountains, Jan 2012

2012 Toyota Prius V: Hybrid Wagon Drive Report

When you drive a wagon, you usually need the space. And so it was with the 2012 Toyota Prius V, in which we hauled holiday gifts, heavy sagging boxes of old car magazines... read more January 31, 2012 by  2


 
2012 Fisker Karma EcoSport

2012 Fisker Karma Electric Car: Quick Drive Review [Video]

Price increases be damned, the 2012 Fisker Karma is finally here, and first examples are about to arrive in customers' driveways. Earlier in the week we posted our video... read more December 16, 2011 by  7


 
John Duncan takes delivery of one of the first 2011 Nissan LEAF EVs, near Portland OR, 12/15/2010

Why Offer Electric Cars? Because They Sell More Gasoline Cars

Amidst supposedly slow sales--actually limited mostly by low production--one benefit to automakers of offering electric cars has nothing to do with cars that plug in. Not... read more October 13, 2011 by  9


 
Alaskan Chevrolet Volt Test-Drive - Screenshot of Video by John Biehler

2011 Chevrolet Volt Enters Palin Country In Alaskan Test-Drive (Video)

It may not be available in the northernmost of the 50 states, but the 2011 Chevrolet Volt is no stranger to Alaska. Last winter, a team of engineers from Chevrolet spent many... read more August 15, 2011 by 


 
Smart ForTwo Electric Drive at Urban Stage, London

2011 Smart Electric Drive On The Streets Of London: Driven

What makes the perfect city car? Compact dimensions are a good place to start, so you can sneak into small parking spaces on a crowded street and squeeze through gaps that... read more May 19, 2011 by  4


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt

2011 Chevrolet Volt: Quick Drive Impressions

The 2011 Geneva Motor Show has come and gone and was a real treat for electric car fans. Not only could you get close to cars like the 2011 Nissan Leaf and smart fortwo... read more March 25, 2011 by  2


 
2011 Nissan Leaf U.K. spec

2011 Nissan Leaf Drive Review: A Real Electric Car for Real People

Just days after Nissan announced its 8 year, 100,000 mile warranty option for the 2011 Leaf, we've had a chance to do our second test-drive of the week in Nissan's $33,750... read more July 30, 2010 by  11


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt

Test Drive A Chevrolet Volt With Microsoft’s New Kinect For Xbox 360

Microsoft’s New Kinect For Xbox 360 is about to revolutionize the way we play video games, while the upcoming 2011 Chevrolet Volt will do the same in terms of the type of... read more June 23, 2010 by 


 
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