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The 16 Plug-In Electric Cars You Can Buy (Or Can't) For 2014

The 16 Plug-In Electric Cars You Can Buy (Or Can't) For 2014

Electric cars may still seem futuristic, but there are actually 16 different plug-in models you can buy today. Availability depends a lot on where you live, though. Several of them are so-called compliance cars, offered only in California and a handful of other locations to meet that state's... read more

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2013 Smart Fortwo Electric Drive  -  Quick Drive, May 2013

Will Low Resale Values Spoil The Cost Benefits Of Electric-Car Ownership?

What do the Nissan Leaf, Fiat 500e, and Smart Fortwo Electric Drive (ED) all have in common? Yes, they're all electric vehicles; but they're also among the models estimated... read more December 28, 2013 by 


 
BMW Concept X5 eDrive plug-in hybrid

Study: Consumers Very Interested In Electric Cars & Hybrids. Diesels, Not So Much

Last week, we told you about a new study commissioned by Audi, which proves that consumers want to see more diesel vehicles in U.S. showrooms. That struck us as awfully... read more November 18, 2013 by 


 
2013 Audi TDI range

Audi Gets Snippy, Publishes Survey To Prove That Americans Want Diesels, Not Electric Cars

Due to environmental concerns and increasing government regulation, automakers around the globe are working to create vehicles that achieve greater fuel efficiency and reduce... read more November 14, 2013 by 


 
Ford Fusion Energi charging.

Electric Car Adoption Lagging Because Drivers Have Nowhere To Park & Charge Them

Sales of electric cars are slowly picking up, but fans of vehicles like the Nissan Leaf and the Tesla Model S often wonder why the numbers aren't improving faster. A new... read more November 13, 2013 by 


 
Kia Soul EV camouflaged prototype

Kia Soul Electric Car: More Details Emerge

Last month, we told you about the all-electric Kia Soul, which is set to arrive in the U.S. during the 2014 calendar year. At the time, that was about all we knew. We'd been... read more November 12, 2013 by 


 
Hevo wireless electric car charging station

That's Not A Manhole Cover, It's An Electric Car Charger

Fully electric cars and range-extended vehicles like the Nissan Leaf, Tesla Model S, and Chevrolet Volt have only been on the market a few years, but it's pretty clear that... read more October 21, 2013 by 


 
2014 Kia Soul

Electrified Kia Soul Arrives In 2014

If you like your cars small, boxy, and infested with CGI hamsters, the Kia Soul is right up your alley. But what if you also enjoy cars that are fully electric and... read more October 2, 2013 by 


 
2013 Tesla Model S

Rent A Tesla Model S At Hertz

Visiting San Francisco or Los Angeles and want to appear a tech trend-setter? If you don't mind shelling out a higher premium, you now have the opportunity to rent a Tesla S... read more September 28, 2013 by 


 
Screencap from Tesla website, included in complaint to California DMV from dealers

California Dealers Accuse Tesla Of 'Misleading' Customers With Financing Promises

Honestly, Tesla can't catch a break. First, it had to make a fully electric car that didn't look like a doorstop or a computer mouse from 1997. No small task, that. Then, it... read more September 17, 2013 by 


 
2013 Tesla Model S

Saturday In San Diego: Test Out An EV At Electric Vehicle Day

At the turn of the 21st century, hybrids were brand new, and car customers were curious but wary. More than a dozen years later, models like the Toyota Prius and Honda... read more September 16, 2013 by 


 
Volkswagen e-Up!  -  2013 Frankfurt Motor Show

Can VW Become The World's Biggest Electric Car Maker, Too?

Say what you will about Volkswagen, but the company isn't afraid of setting big, bold goals for itself. Several years ago, VW announced its intention to become the world's... read more September 12, 2013 by 


 
Green HOV-Lane Sticker

California's Plug-In Hybrid & EV Drivers Get 4 More Years (Of HOV Lane Access)

Between the tax breaks and the social status boosts, California's car shoppers have plenty of reasons to consider electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles. But given the traffic... read more September 5, 2013 by  0


 
2014 Tesla Model S

Tesla Electric Car Outselling Entire Buick, Lincoln, Porsche Lineups In CA

Yes, it's shocking. California automaker Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] is outselling a number of very well established vehicle brands in its home state—with only one model... read more August 23, 2013 by  7


 
2014 Chevrolet Spark EV

2014 Chevrolet Spark EV: We Drive The World's Most Efficient Car

At last, for the first time since the now-legendary EV1, General Motors has another all-electric car: the 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV. This past week we spent much of a day using... read more July 18, 2013 by  0


 
2013 Tesla Model S

Next New Tesla Sedan Will Be Smaller, Less Expensive, In 2016

Electric-car startup Tesla Motors has been in the news a lot lately. In the last few months, it achieved its first profitable quarter, delivered more plug-in electric cars... read more June 5, 2013 by  5


 

 
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