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Video: The 2011 Nissan Leaf Has Arrived

Video: The 2011 Nissan Leaf Has Arrived

  Ladies and gentlemen, the 2011 Nissan Leaf is here. And by "here", we mean "the interwebs". No, you can't drive it just yet. But you can follow Lance Armstrong's Twitter feed, where the new Nissan spokesperson occasionally mentions the all-electric five-door and how excited he is to be the first... read more

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Screencap from Tesla & TAG Heuer's 'Odyssey of Pioneers' round-the-world drive

Video: TAG Heuer Shows How 'Easy' It Is To Recharge The Tesla Roadster

A surprising number of potential car buyers are considering plug-in vehicles -- up to 25% of you, in fact. One of the biggest hurdles standing between shoppers and sellers... read more March 29, 2010 by  0


 
Mitsubishi MiEV

Japanese Automakers Team Up To Promote EV Standards

New technology is almost always exciting. However, it's also always evolving, which means that today's cutting-edge cars, computers, and home entertainment systems might not... read more March 15, 2010 by  1


 
NUMMI plant in Fremont, California

EV Startup Aurica Motors Dreams Of Keeping NUMMI Alive

The New United Motor Manufacturing, Inc. facility -- better known as NUMMI -- has had an impressive run. Opened in Fremont, California by General Motors in 1962, closed in... read more March 11, 2010 by  14


 
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In Houston And Tel Aviv, Cities Shift Toward An EV Future

Electric vehicles have been discussed for decades, but it wasn't until the mid-aughts of this century that EVs gained traction within the broader auto industry. Today, nearly... read more February 9, 2010 by  0


 
U.S. Capitol

Congress Considers Adding 20,000 Electric Vehicles To USPS Fleet

With around 260,000 vehicles at its disposal, the United States Postal Service operates the biggest civilian fleet in the country. Unfortunately, most of those vehicles get... read more February 2, 2010 by  1


 
Teaser for Louisiana's new VVC plant

V-Vehicle Is Vying For $320 Million In DOE Loans

In June of last year, the Department of Energy announced $8 billion of low-interest loans for automakers in the first round of funding from its $25 billion Advanced... read more January 27, 2010 by  6


 
MINI E Schematic

BMW Evaluates MINI E Testers, Says Most Are Happy

In theory, the MINI should do well as an electric car: not only is its small size appropriate for a battery electric vehicle, but its target market of youthful, adventurous... read more January 27, 2010 by  0


 
Better Place Israel CEO Moshe Kaplinsky displays the first electric parking lot in Israel.

EV Start-Up Better Place Scores $350 Million Investment

Shai Agassi and his EV start-up, Better Place, are on a roll. Just last month, we announced that the Palo Alto, California-based company brokered an amazing deal to develop... read more January 26, 2010 by  0


 
Audi e-tron Concept for 2010 Detroit Auto Show

2010 Detroit Auto Show: From The Outside Looking In

We don't use the word "I" very much in our writing at TCC, but this time, I suppose I'll have to: I'm going to give my take on the 2010 Detroit Auto Show from the vantage... read more January 12, 2010 by  13


 
New York City

Study: New Yorkers To Buy 70,000 Electric Cars By 2015

In non-Detroit news, consulting outfit McKinsey & Co. has released a study indicating that by 2015, up to 16% of new car purchases in New York City will be either battery... read more January 12, 2010 by  1


 
Fiat 500 Abarth

2010 Detroit Auto Show: Fiat 500 EV

There's been a lot of excitement about the Fiat 500, which is expected to arrive in the U.S. later this year or in early 2011. While the convertible and the sporty Abarth... read more January 6, 2010 by  0


 
The Great Wall of China

China To Subsidize Green Rides For Consumers, Public Transit

China is in a curious position. Its auto market is very big, and it's positioned to get much, much bigger, but the Chinese government doesn't want the country's automakers to... read more December 11, 2009 by  0


 
2010 Tesla Roadster Sport

News In Brief: Tesla Plays Climate Change Card In Copenhagen

The international Convention on Climate Change is making headlines this week, so it's no surprise that EV startup Tesla and its spotlight-friendly CEO, Elon Musk, are taking... read more December 8, 2009 by  0


 
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Better Place Wants The Danish To Roll In EVs

We've mentioned Shai Agassi and his game-changing EV startup, Better Place, several times on TCC. Now comes word that he's brokered an intriguing  deal to install charging... read more December 3, 2009 by  0


 
ChargePoint

Element Hotels To Have ChargePoint Stations By Close Of 2009

Lots of companies pay lip service to "going green", but Element Hotels is putting its money where its mouth is. The Element chain is a 2008 addition to Starwood's sprawling... read more December 1, 2009 by  0


 
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