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San Diego

  • 2017 Nissan Leaf

    For southern California residents, it's an excellent time to start considering the purchase of a BMW i3 or Nissan Leaf electric car. San Diego Gas & Electric has joined a host of other utility companies in the state in offering incentives towards the purchase of an i3 or a Leaf. In total, the incentives slash $10,000 from the purchase price of either electric car, and an annual $200 credit to reduce the buyer's electricity bill is included through the EV Climate Credit program. DON'T MISS: California utility SCE offers $450 rebate for new and used electric cars SDG&E's incentives may...

  • 2016 Nissan Leaf
    San Diego utility adds education to electric-car charging stations

    San Diego Gas & Electric is the latest California utility to undertake an electric-car charging infrastructure program.

  • Car2Go Smart ForTwo Electric Drive in San Diego
    San Diego Car2Go car-sharing service drops electric Smarts for gasoline models

    Car2Go will switch its all-electric San Diego Smart Fortwo fleet to gasoline models.

  • Evoasis charging station rendering
    From Gas Station To Electric-Car Charging: Is Encinitas Leading The Nation?

    From the ashes of an old gas station flies the phoenix of electric charging for all. If you excuse the confused metaphor, that's essentially the idea behind an electric car charging plaza proposal in Encinitas, California. San Diego-based Evoasis wants to build the new plaza on the corner of Vulcan...

  • Electriquettes return to San Diego (Video screenshot)
    Will San Diego Go Back To The Future With New 'Electriquettes'?

    Wicker might not be your first choice of construction material when designing a vehicle, but the world was a very different place in 1915. If you lived in San Diego at the time, the sight of an Electriquette silently whirring past may have been quite familar. The wicker-bodied electric vehicles...

  • 2011 Coda Sedan electric car
    San Diego Dealer First To Sell Coda Electric Car; Four More To Follow

    The long-awaited Coda electric sedan finally has its first confirmed dealership, located in San Diego, California. Marvin K. Brown Auto Center in the heart of San Diego is expected to be the first retailer to sell the 2012 Coda Sedan, when deliveries commence this year. According to Automotive...

  • Car2Go Smart ForTwo Electric Drive in San Diego

    The City of San Diego has become the first city in North America to offer an all-electric car sharing network, thanks to Car2Go. A fleet of more than 300 all-electric Smart ForTwo Electric Drives were present at the November 18 launch event. A subsiduary of Daimler North America Corporation, the owners of Smart, Car2Go will allow San Diego residents and visitors access to a widely available and affordable emissions-free driving option, with everything from insurance and parking to roadside assistance included the rental price. The Smart ForTwo Electric Drive may not suit everyone but it's a...

  • Minddrive Project Lola electric car
    Kansas Students To Drive Coast To Coast On Electric Car Trip

    It's human nature to take on challenges, and for many in the electric car industry that means embarking upon huge road trips in cars not known for their long ranges. We've seen trips from Alaska to Mexico in an electric race car and 25,000 miles in a Tesla Roadster, amongst others. Minddrive's idea...

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