Kevin Lee, Contributor
The Tesla Roadster hasn't been front-page news for electric cars in a while, now that several mass-market family electric cars have launched.
So as Tesla moves its focus to the upcoming Model S...
2012 Chevy Sonic Priced From $14,495, $400 More For Hatchback
The 2012 Chevrolet Sonic is Chevy's first re-entry into the subcompact market in many years. Now, prices for the new Sonic and its various options are out, with the 2012 Sonic starting at $14,995 including delivery. That price applies to the standard Sonic four-door sedan with a 1.8-liter "Ecotec...Kevin Lee
Want A 2011 Nissan Leaf? Get That Charging Station In First!
If you're on the U.S. waiting list for a 2011 Nissan Leaf, we certainly hope you already have a charging station already installed in your garage. Bloomberg caught wind that some consumers are having their orders dropped temporarily until they install a plug-in charger at home and present the...Kevin Lee
Honda CR-Z Racer To Kick Its Tail At Le Mans
It seems like green cars hitting the race track is a trend this year, and now a 2011 Honda CR-Z Racer will make the rounds at this year's 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race. Of course, it won't go head-to-head with the turbocharged V-12 gas guzzlers. Instead it will be part of a special...Kevin Lee
More Sites Install Solar Carports For Electric-Car Charging
It's the green ideal: Charging an electric car or plug-in hybrid using electricity generated purely from the sun. But it's not fiction; a handful of large, multi-space solar carports are popping up in areas as diverse as Silicon Valley, New York City, Detroit, and Tennessee. The latest one...Kevin Lee
Standard 2011 Electric Nissan Leaf To Climb Pike's Peak
The all-electric 2011 Nissan Leaf will be joining the 89th Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on June 26th. But, surprisingly it won't be the race-modified Nismo Leaf RC. Instead, the 2011 Leaf, driven by veteran Nissan off-road truck racing champion Chad Hord, will be a car fresh off the factory...Kevin Lee
The Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Transportation have unveiled their updated fuel economy labels. There's some new information aimed squarely to inform consumers looking to buy a...