Not All Nissan Dealers Will Initially Specialize In 2011 Leaf

Not All Nissan Dealers Will Initially Specialize In 2011 Leaf

Remember how we found out a few weeks ago that some Nissan dealers in the U.K. were blissfully unaware of specifics of Nissan's first publicly sold production electric car? According to the dealers we spoke to, the 2011 Nissan Leaf would charge to full in ten minutes, would not be eligible for... read more

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2011 Chevrolet Volt

Electric-Car Dealerships Struggle, But Why Such Surprise?

A recent article in the Oakland Tribune highlights the high failure rate of independent car dealerships selling only electric vehicles. Frankly, we're not at all surprised... read more March 1, 2010 by 5

2010 Toyota Prius Sweepstakes

Toyota Dealers to Give Away 2010 Prius at Chicago Auto Show

As widely reported yesterday, Toyota has suspended sales of 8 models due to a faulty accelerator pedal mechanism. The defective part apparently causes the pedal to stick... read more January 28, 2010 by 0

Raging Grannies Protest Tesla

Raging Grannies Protest Tesla's Possible Use of Toxic Dump Site For Future Model S Plant

  A group of concerned activists is raising questions about one potential location for Tesla's future Model S assembly plant. The Raging Grannies spent last Saturday in... read more January 12, 2010 by 2

2009 Tesla Roadster

Want $42K Off A New Tesla Roadster? Call Your Colorado Cousin

[REVISED UPDATE, October 23: For awhile, it seemed too good to be true. The full text of Colorado House bill 09-1331, "An Act Concerning Incentives For Efficient Motor... read more October 21, 2009 by 13

2010 Toyota Prius

2010 Toyota Prius Price-Gouging Pops Up

We've just read some nice investigative reporting by DailyTech's Jason Mick on a well-known but infuriating phenomenon: auto dealer price gouging, in this case on the... read more August 25, 2009 by 7

2010 Toyota Prius

Clunkers Success: 2010 Toyota Prius Almost Sold Out

Last Tuesday, we noted that sales of the 2010 Toyota Prius have soared due to the Cash-for-Clunkers program. In fact, it's the fourth most popular vehicle purchased to... read more August 10, 2009 by 1

Tesla Model S and Roadster

Tesla Bids Farewell To Marketing Boss, Prepares To Greet Chicago

There's rarely a slow news day for Tesla Motors. Today, Tesla spokesperson, Rachel Konrad confirmed that a member of the executive team has resigned. According to Konrad... read more August 7, 2009 by 1


UPDATE: Cash-For-Clunkers Adds $2 Billion, Lasts Through Labor Day

As expected, the US Senate voted yesterday to add $2 billion more to the Car Allowance Rebate Systems (CARS) program--better known as "Cash for Clunkers". President Barack... read more August 7, 2009 by 0

Cash-for-Clunkers engine destruction, using sodium silicate solution, from Wayzata Nissan

Killing Your Clunker Correctly: How a Dealer 'Disables' It

The 135 pages of Cash-for-Clunkers regulations rules require the dealer who sells you your new, more fuel-efficient car to 'disable' the engine of your traded-in clunker. But... read more August 3, 2009 by 4

2009 Fisker Karma

Fisker Dealership Coming to South Florida

If you live in South Florida, your Fisker dealership is on its way. Car selling veteran, Warren Henry Zinn, plans to open a Fisker Chic showroom in North Dade County by the... read more June 18, 2009 by 0

scrap heap

BREAKING: Cash for Clunkers Passes in House

Late this afternoon, the US House of Representatives passed the tax-credit legislation commonly known as the "Cash for Clunkers" bill by a vote of 298 to 119. The House had... read more June 9, 2009 by 1

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Tesla To Open Seven Dealerships This Summer

Tesla Motors has confirmed that they will open seven new regional sales and services centers this summer. The new stores will be located in New York, Seattle, Chicago, Miami... read more June 4, 2009 by 1



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