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2012 Nissan Leaf: The Electric-Car Basics You Need To Know

2012 Nissan Leaf: The Electric-Car Basics You Need To Know

The 2012 Nissan Leaf is the second generation of Nissan’s all-electric family hatchback, following on from the highly popular 2011 Nissan Leaf. But one year on from the original Leaf's launch, what's different in the 2012 model? Here's our list of things we think you need to know about the... read more

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2011 Chevrolet Volt

What You Need To Know About Nissan Leaf, Chevy Volt Servicing

A few months ago we asked the question, what exactly do you have to service on a 2011 Nissan LEAF? After all, the LEAF doesn't even contain many of the items that require... read more February 7, 2011 by 3


 
Shenyan Chevy Dealer

How Are Car Dealers Getting Ready to Service Electric Cars?

As we've discovered, some car dealers are less than enthusiastic about the prospect of selling and servicing electric cars. Luckily, others are more game. Either way, what... read more January 26, 2011 by 1


 
2012 Ford Focus Electric launch, New York City, January 2011

2011 Detroit Auto Show: Electric Car Round-Up

Between the wreck of a Volvo and a $300k Mercedes supercar, the 2011 Detroit Auto show is giving the electric car fan plenty of variety, so if you're planning to visit the... read more January 13, 2011 by 2


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt test drive, Michigan, October 2010

2010 Los Angeles Auto Show: Guide To Electric Vehicles

We took a look a few weeks ago at the five electric cars we reckoned you should do your best to see at the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show. Our list included the 2011 Nissan Leaf... read more November 20, 2010 by 4


 
Renault Fluence EZ concept, 2009 Frankfurt Auto Show

EV Vs Gas Vs Diesel: Breaking Down The Costs

Thanks to the limited availability of electric cars on the market thus far and lack of parity between EV models and their gasoline or diesel counterparts, comparing the... read more November 10, 2010 by 11


 
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Should You Buy Or Lease Your Electric Car?

If you're reading this website, chances are you're already someone giving some consideration to owning an electric car. If so, great! You're one step further than the next... read more October 14, 2010 by 10


 
2010 Jaguar C-X75 Concept, released at 2010 Paris Motor Show

UPDATE: 2010 Paris Motor Show: Guide To Electric Vehicles

The 2010 Paris Motor Show is upon us and amongst the supercars and superminis lie a veritable feast of electric vehicles. Whilst we've known about many of the cars due to be... read more September 28, 2010 by 5


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt

Charging the 2011 Chevrolet Volt: What You Need To Know

We've covered the 2011 Chevy Volt a lot here at AllCarsElectric.com, and for good reason. It'll be one of the first affordable and usable EVs to hit the market. Of course, it... read more August 16, 2010 by 3


 
Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric car at quick charging station

Recharging Electric Cars Away From Home: What To Expect

If there's one thing any advocate of the electric car gets asked more than anything else, it's about range: "How far will it go? How long does it take to recharge? 8 hours!?... read more August 13, 2010 by 8


 
50 Kw Leaf Charger

Charging Your Electric Car At Home: What You Need To Know

One of the most important aspects of electric-car ownership might not be how they drive, or how far you'll go on a charge, but how you'll actually charge it in the first... read more August 13, 2010 by 13


 
2011 Coda Sedan prototype - charging socket

Electric Car Buying Guide

We've been watching it roll closer for years, and now it's all but here: A new era of electric cars. Just three or four months from now, the first highway-capable electric... read more August 4, 2010 by 3


 
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Electric Vehicle Incentives Guide: Country By Country

Green conscience and new technology are both laudable, but getting extra money in your back pocket is nice too. Now, after all those years of paying taxes on your hard work... read more July 30, 2010 by 3


 
2010 Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius Recall Guide: Sudden Acceleration & Brake Safety

With news this morning of yet another potential Toyota safety problem (steering in 2009 and 2010 Corolla models), it's increasingly hard to keep track of which models are... read more February 9, 2010 by 8


 

 
 

 
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