Antony Ingram, Contributor
As we speculated earlier this month, your first test drive in an electric vehicle might actually be in a rental car. Thanks to Enterprise and Nissan, you will now be able to drive one of the most...
Porsche Plans Electric Boxster, Testing Begins 2011
Porsche have already stunned their sports car fans during the past decade by offering diesel and hybrid versions of their Cayenne sports utility vehicle.
More recently, they've had success in racing...Antony Ingram
2012 Mitsubishi i-MiEV Drive: Mixed Verdict from USA Today
The Mitsubishi i-MiEV is an intriguing prospect.
On the one hand, it was one of the first breed of usable electric cars to the market. It's a proper car that doesn't feel like a golf cart to drive,...Antony Ingram
Senate Panel Backs EV Bill; Global EV Initiative Launched
Electric vehicle manufacturers will be energized this week by the news that a bipartisan Senate panel has just given their approval to a proposed plug-in vehicles bill.
Although not final, as the...Antony Ingram
Nissan, Infiniti To Look To Renault For Sports, Luxury EVs?
With Nissan busy working on bringing the 2011 Leaf to the market you think they'd have their hands full with EV development right now.
Despite this, both Nissan and luxury arm Infiniti are looking to...Antony Ingram
Electric Vehicles: As Clean As The Grid Powering Them
Electric vehicles are zero emissions, right?
That's a rhetorical question. As I'm sure most of you are aware, that statement is only correct up to a point. Most electric vehicle manufacturers, such...Antony Ingram
Ford Announces Battery Supplier For 2012 Focus Electric
Ford doesn't get nearly as many headlines for its upcoming 2012 Focus Electric sedan as other makers may, but the car is still on track to join the 2011 Nissan Leaf and 2011 Chevrolet Volt a year or...Antony Ingram
Do EVs Need A Passing Gear? Nissan Says Yes, Chevy Disagrees
One of the benefits of the electric vehicle experience is the near instantaneous torque at your disposal when you prod the right-hand pedal: no shifting, no "kickdown," just smooth power.
So why...Antony Ingram
Coda's Electric-Vehicle Cost Calculator: What Can You Save?
Have you ever wondered how much money you'd save by switching from a gasoline car to an electric vehicle?
If you're not too hot at math (join the club), it can be a confusing process. Now, Southern...Antony Ingram
Apple, Armstrong Ads Accelerate 2011 Nissan Leaf Marketing
What do cutting-edge technology company Apple Inc. and world-famous racing cyclist Lance Armstrong have in common? Any guesses?
No, seven-time Tour De France winner Armstrong isn't launching a...Antony Ingram
Electric Cars Must Pay Higher Taxes To Build Power Plants, Says Power-Plant Builder
With the increase in coverage that electric cars are enjoying in both the motoring and the mainstream press, you might be forgiven for thinking that the future is bright for EV lovers worldwide.
2011 Nissan Leaf Prototype: Quick Drive Impressions
Having announced that they were to be building the 2011 Leaf electric car at their Washington plant in England, Nissan have been taking the car around the UK on a whistle-stop tour of Europe.