Tag: Nissan Leaf


When you think of cutting-edge, sustainable transportation technology, the rolling hills of Tennessee might not immediately spring to mind, but makers of the all-electric Nissan LEAF plan to change that. Nissan ignited local excitement when it announced plans to install Read more…


I was amused at the remarks of BMW’s spokesperson Tom Kowaleski when I talked to him about two years ago about the company’s initial foray into the electric vehicles market with the Mini E. He snickered when I asked if Read more…


I thought readers may be interested in the response I got from two dedicated EV buffs (both partners of mine at EVWorld Associates) when I asked them why they favored the electric version of the Ford Focus (to be released Read more…


According to the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy, The Honda Civic GX takes the gong. The Model is powered by compressed natural gas. According to ACEEE’s Green Book, which compiled the list (now in its 14th edition), this Read more…


In 1914, Rauch & Lang built an electric vehicle, the Brougham B4. I recently saw an example of this on Chasing Classic Cars. It was amazing to see that back in 1914 electric vehicles were very popular and served as Read more…


At this week’s Detroit Auto Show, electric vehicles are on top. Two of the year’s highest-rated cars are electric. The plug-in hybrid electric Chevy Volt was awarded this year’s “Car of the Year,” just beating out the all-electric Nissan LEAF. Read more…


Attending an international auto show is akin to putting a kid in a candy store. There is something for everyone. However, the story at the Detroit Auto Show this year is all about the electric car and resurgence of the Read more…


Auto manufacturers have begun an invasion of the Consumer Electronics Show that will only grow in magnitude and significance in future years. Ford CEO Alan Mulally showed off the Ford Focus EV during his keynote presentation. The sedan will be Read more…


The first Chevrolet Volts, Nissan Leafs, and Smart EDs were delivered in December, but in the annals of history 2011 will be remembered as the year that electric vehicles (EVs) arrived. EVs for sale to consumers will dominate the headlines Read more…


Electric vehicles are set to experience a breakthrough in 2011 due to a £5,000 car grant introduced by the government today, experts predict. Motorists will have a choice of just one subsidised car to buy outright as the project is Read more…


With all the electric vehicles that are being made available now and in the years to come, many are hailing the changing point towards a greener transportation industry as starting right here and now. Most electric cars also boast about Read more…


The 53rd annual San Francisco auto show rolled into the city by the bay this week featuring a spectacular array of vehicles designed to thrill the imagination of young and old. A special feature of this year’s show is the Read more…


Once again, Los Angeles is playing host to their very own annual LA Auto Show that has been held at the end of every year since 1907 (barring the few years it was canceled due to the outbreak of World Read more…


Between the recent 2010 Australian International Motor Show and the upcoming 2010 LA Auto Show, electric vehicle enthusiasts are a-flutter with the electric concept cars offered up by two major manufacturers. Nissan, which only recently made headlines by revealing the Read more…

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