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How Do Electric Cars Get Cleaner With The New Year?

How Do Electric Cars Get Cleaner With The New Year?

If you’re buying a new gasoline vehicle, you’d best be happy with its emissions and efficiency today. Because as the vehicle ages, it’s not going to get much better than this. ALSO SEE: Six Most Affordable Vehicles With Third-Row Seating That’s actually not true with battery... read more

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Tesla Model X

Eight States Join Forces To Put 3.3 Million Zero-Emission Vehicles In Service By 2025

Back in 2011, the federal government announced new fuel economy standards affecting U.S. fleets through the year 2025. But a handful of states aren't satisfied with... read more May 29, 2014 by 

2014 Nissan Leaf

Study: Electric Car Shoppers Younger & Wealthier Than Hybrid Shoppers

At first glance, you might think that hybrid and electric car shoppers would be cut from the same cloth, demographically speaking. But a new study from Experian Automotive... read more April 23, 2014 by 

2014 Nissan Leaf

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... read more March 25, 2014 by 

2011 Nissan Leaf

AAA Study: Electric Car Range Drops Up To 57% In Extreme Weather

We've known for some time that battery range in electric vehicles can fluctuate in response to temperature. However, studies and simulations have produced varying estimates... read more March 20, 2014 by 

Tesla Model X

2015 Tesla Model X: Electric Crossover Will Be All-Wheel-Drive Only

Tesla Motors' second mass-produced all-electric vehicle, the Tesla Model X crossover, is less than a year away from production. But we're already gleaning some new details... read more February 6, 2014 by 

Orlando Electric Car Charging Station

Electric Car Etiquette: Is It Okay To Unplug Someone's Vehicle So You Can Power Up?

No doubt about it, electric cars are coming -- and with them, an increased demand for charging stations. In fact, in some parts of the country, the lack of charging options... read more January 24, 2014 by 

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 


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