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Tesla Model 3, long-range Nissan Leaf, cutting tax credits: Today's Car News

Tesla Model 3, long-range Nissan Leaf, cutting tax credits: Today's Car News

The Trump administration plans to end tax credits for plug-in cars. The EPA released official range and efficiency estimates for the Tesla Model 3 Mid Range. The long range Nissan Leaf is a no-show at the 2018 LA Auto Show—now we hear why. And we ask what should happen with the Chevrolet... read more

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Massachusetts updates green-car parking signs at Logan Airport [CREDIT: JOHN BRIGGS]

MA updates signs to allow electric-vehicle parking: reader success story

Bureaucracies have some funny ways of saying they were wrong and you were right. Even if they can't tell you they made a mistake, it's nice to see them fix a problem they... read more October 21, 2018 by


 
2018 Nissan Leaf SL

Documents: 60-kwh Nissan Leaf pricing aligned with Chevy Bolt EV

Even before the second-generation Leaf was introduced last year, it was an open secret that Nissan planned an extended-range, 60-kwh version of the Leaf. Now our friends... read more October 17, 2018 by


 
Consumer Reports tests Tesla Model 3 braking [CREDIT: Consumer Reports]

Consumer Reports ranks Tesla Autopilot second among self-driving systems

In the latest ranking of automaker self-driving systems, Tesla's popular Autopilot system ranked second to Cadillac's Super Cruise system. The ratings come from Consumer... read more October 5, 2018 by


 
2018 Nissan Leaf SL

2019 Nissan Leaf to cost $30,885, long-range battery still to come

The 2019 Nissan Leaf doesn't cost any more than it did last year, but it also won't deliver any additional electric range—yet. The Leaf S, Leaf SV, and Leaf SL will... read more September 17, 2018 by


 
Tesla Model S Autopilot testing with IIHS [CREDIT: IIHS]

Taking Tesla private, Autopilot testing, Mazda CX-5 diesel, Nissan Leaf batteries: The Week in Reverse

Which company got a new diesel approved for U.S. sale? What new feature did the IIHS test? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car... read more August 11, 2018 by


 
2011 Tesla Roadster Final Edition, photograph copyright Damon Lavrinc / AOL

Which modern electric car will be the first classic? Twitter poll results

Electric cars are changing the automotive landscape, technologically and culturally. Those factors are what often make things classic, whether it's in music, architecture, or... read more August 7, 2018 by


 
2017 Nissan Leaf showing battery pack (Source: Nissan)

2018 Nissan Leaf battery technology, a deep dive

When the first-generation Nissan Leaf debuted in 2011, it quickly became the best-selling electric car in history, with no real competition. By the time the most recent... read more July 27, 2018 by


 
Nissan Leaf Nismo Concept, 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

"Leaving" in a hurry? Sporty Nissan Leaf Nismo headed for Japan

Mainstream automakers that have been building electric cars are getting the message that they're on the wrong road. As Nissan, Ford, Volkswagen, Mercedes-Benz and others have... read more July 19, 2018 by


 
2016 Nissan Leaf SL fast-charging at NRG evGo Freedom Station, Hudson Valley, NY, Dec 2015

Software fix for 2016-17 Nissan Leafs may improve battery range

In March we told you about a study of a small group of 2016 and 2017 Nissan Leaf models equipped with the larger, 30-kwh battery pack that had abnormal battery degradation... read more June 15, 2018 by


 
Nissan Leaf Open Car concept

Blown away? Nissan Leaf convertible concept makes debut in Japan

Nissan is famous for zigging when everyone else zags—especially when it comes to making convertibles. Years after its soft-top Murano CrossCabriolet crossover was... read more May 25, 2018 by


 
2018 Nissan Leaf with EVgo fast charger at NJ Turnpike Molly Pitcher travel plaza, Feb 2018

PG&E offers new $3,000 rebate to Nissan Leaf buyers

California is already by far the No. 1 state for sales of electric cars, and the state's biggest utility apparently wants to add to that momentum. PG&E (formerly Pacific... read more April 25, 2018 by


 
2018 Nissan Leaf

Nissan Leaf Pro-Pilot Assist and range-anxiety review

Depending on where you live one of the biggest challenges with electric cars can be airport runs. They tend to be an hour away, or sometimes more; involve lots of... read more April 23, 2018 by


 
2018 Nissan Leaf with EVgo fast charger at NJ Turnpike Molly Pitcher travel plaza, Feb 2018

2018 Nissan Leaf electric car: Is there a fast-charging problem?

As Tesla has shown, not all fast charging is created equal. Now owners of the new 2018 Nissan Leaf are complaining that the car's "fast" charging is not always as fast as... read more April 6, 2018 by


 
2013 Nissan Leaf, Nashville area test drive, April 2013

Nissan Leaf refurbished batteries offered for older electric cars, in Japan

With more than 300,000 Nissan Leaf electric cars on the road, some more than six years old, battery degradation is becoming more and more of an issue. The different rates of... read more April 2, 2018 by


 
2016 Nissan Leaf SL, Hudson Valley, NY, Dec 2015

Nissan Leaf 30-kwh battery decline 3 times that of earlier electric cars: study

The Nissan Leaf, at least for the moment, remains the highest-volume electric car produced in history, with more than 300,000 sold. One of the measures that kept its cost... read more March 30, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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