2012 Nissan Leaf

Nissan Leaf Gets Extended Warranty In Wake Of Consumer Complaints
Nissan Leaf Gets Extended Warranty In Wake Of Consumer Complaints

In May of this year, some Nissan Leaf owners in Phoenix, Arizona noticed that their batteries were losing the ability to hold a charge. Independent tests subsequently proved that electric cars running in hot climates could indeed fall prey to such problems. But despite those increasingly loud...Read More»

2012 Chevrolt Volt Gas Station Advert
Study: Chevrolet Volt Drivers Suffer From 'Gas Anxiety'

One of the biggest hurdles facing electric car manufacturers is range anxiety -- that is, the public's fear that the battery on an electric vehicle will run out of juice, leaving them stranded. But an intriguing new study has revealed a different sort of anxiety that afflicts owners of the...Read More»

Tesla Model S Alpha build
Illegal Tesla Showrooms, Gas Prices In California, Nissan Leaf Batteries: Today's Car News

Today at The Car Connection, Lincoln discussed what it hopes to accomplish with the 2013 MKZ, and we spied the 2014 Infiniti G37. Gas prices in California continued to rise, and Tesla was accused of operating illegal showrooms. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car...Read More»

2013 Chevrolet Corvette 427 Convertible Collector Edition
2013 Chevy Corvette, Honda Fit EV, BMW And Rolls-Royce Recall: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, you can now buy the 2012 Nissan Leaf without a reservation and Porsche is working on a Macan turbo. We reviewed the 2013 Chevy Corvette and a Lamborghini Aventador caught on fire. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Will you let your...Read More»

2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 first drive
2012 Lexus RX 350 Reviewed, 2012 Camaro ZL1 Driven: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, Nissan showed how the Leaf handles winter weather while Honda delivered the first Fit EV. We drove the 2012 Camaro ZL1 and Saab Cars North America is being liquidated. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. The Supreme Court has deemed it...Read More»

2011 Saab 9-5
LGBT License Plates, Saab, SOPA Effects MegaUpload Founder: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, companies are still interested in saving Saab, and Nissan sold a lot of Leafs. LGBT equality license plates are coming to some states, and we drive the 2012 Fisker Karma. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. SOPA may have stumbled, but...Read More»

Toyota GT 86 (Scion FR-S)
Best Car To Buy Awards, 2013 Toyota GT 86, 2012 Nissan Leaf: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, Best Car To Buy 2012 winners are announced and we review the 2012 Nissan Leaf. Toyota finally shows off the production GT 86 and Maybach is getting the axe. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. The 2012 Ford Focus has been named The Car...Read More»

50 Kw Leaf Charger
2012 Leaf Charger, Kids In Hot Cars, GM Hacked: Today's Car News

Yesterday was an important one for General Motors, with the new Spark and Spark EV, the Cadillac CUE system, and new engines announced, but a hacked WiFi network put a different spin on things. Green cars are going gangbusters today, too, with a cheaper Nissan Leaf charger for 2012, a home natural...Read More»

2012 Nissan Leaf in the Apple iPhone 4S commercial
Ferrari Enzo, Escape Hybrid, Dodge's New Compact: Car News Headlines

While the world pays condolences to Apple's founder, we're studying the details on the next super Ferrari and Dodge compact car--and wondering where greens will go when the Escape Hybrid isn't on sale any more. Car sharing, odo tampering and LH guilty pleasures--it's all here today at High Gear...Read More»

2011 Ford Edge
New 54-MPG Gas Mileage Rules, Audi and Eminem, BMW i3 and i8: Car News Headlines

President Obama has announced new fuel economy standards that will come into effect by 2025. Are you ready for 54 mpg? [TheCarConnection] Take a look at what's under the hood of the BMW i3 electric car and i8 plug-in hybrid. [GreenCarReports] A cop pulling a DARE truck has been arrested and charged...Read More»

Barack Obama
Obama Announces New Standards To Double Vehicle MPG By 2025

Will your next vehicle get much better gas mileage than your current one? Ask most car shoppers and it's a priority. A new mandate formally announced this morning arguably makes it even more likely you'll find one with significantly higher mpg. The Obama administration and U.S. Environmental...Read More»

Pim closes his eyes and braces for impact.
Chevy Impala Lawsuit, World's Worst Driver, Flying Cars: Car News Headlines

The world's worst driver might live in the Netherlands. [MotorAuthority] Owners of the 2007 and 2008 Chevrolet Impala have filed a class action lawsuit against GM. [TheCarConnection] Is the flying car about to become reality? [AllCarTech] The next-generation Mercedes-Benz B-Class will offer five...Read More»

Nissan Leaf ad, 'The New MPG'
Nissan Leaf Shifts Strategy & Asks How Far You Can Go On $1

Selling electric vehicles is no easy task. Human beings are creatures of habit, and EVs represent a dramatic shift. Accordingly, Nissan has shifted its advertising strategy for the fully electric Leaf, targeting an area where everyone's sensitive: the wallet. You probably recall the first ads for...Read More»

2005 Toyota Prius
End of the Free Ride: California Nixes Hybrid Access to Carpool Lanes – For Now

If you’re one of the lucky 85,000 California drivers of hybrids with yellow decals permitting access to carpool lanes, the free ride is over – for now. The state officially ends this program June 30 and will replace it with a new sticker program for electric and plug-in cars in the near...Read More»

Spelling mansion in LA
Ecclestone's New Digs, 2012 BMW M5, Cars 2: Today's Car News

Bernie Ecclestone is buying the priciest mansion in L.A. for his daughter, the old Spelling place. Tori's really out of the will now, we guess. [MotorAuthority] Today in hilarious car-related rap news, we get real with a Toyota Prius in the Whole Foods parking lot. [TheCarConnection] It's happened...Read More»

HazelMail
Memorial Day Apps, Audi A9 In The Works: Today's Car News

Small cars are getting better at crash safety, so says the IIHS. [TheCarConnection] A new Facebook page makes your Facebook page look totally acceptable. While you may be doing belly shots off a cougar, this group's suggesting that Saudi women be beaten for driving. [TheCarConnection] Whether it's...Read More»

2011 Suzuki Kizashi Sport
Today's Car News from High Gear Media: May 9, 2011

Oh hai Monday. I see you've jacked up gas prices to $4 a gallon. The only way you'd be less likable is if you were twins. [TheCarConnection] There may be some brief relief from the rise in gas prices, in the near term. [TheCarConnection] But if you're looking for permanent relief to record-high gas...Read More»

1999 Daihatsu concept EZ-U, Tokyo Motor Show
My Memorable Motor Show Moment: Tokyo, 1991

It was a bright and breezy Autumn Saturday in 1991 when I found myself standing on the broad plaza of the Makuhari Messe, gazing at the modern, spacious glass buildings and watching thousands of people stepping off the arriving trains. We were to be among the record-breaking 2 million people...Read More»

2011 Nissan LEAF prototype
Nissan Investigates Starting Problems With Leaf EVs

Owners of the first mass-market electric vehicle are experiencing delays, but now some are faced with the car's first mechanical glitch, Nissan confirms. Some Nissan Leaf owners, in both the United States and Japan, have reported occasional starting problems with their vehicles, and Nissan has...Read More»

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