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

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 of 265 miles for its 85 kWh Model S, we've been eager to see how far it can go in realistic day-to-day driving. Thanks to... read more

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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


 
2011 Nissan Leaf

EPA Rates 2011 Nissan Leaf at 99 MPGE, 73 Mile Range

Just how fuel efficient is an electric car? That’s been the question facing the EPA for months as it has battled the ratings system to give consumers a realistic and... read more November 22, 2010 by 6


 

 
 

 
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