February 6th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
The Nissan Note e-Power is a series hybrid that is sort of like a Chevy Volt and sort of like a Toyota Prius. It is part of the company's push to reduce the cost of EVs by sharing parts between several models. The LEAF and the Note e-Power use the same motor and electronics.
February 4th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
Two Hawaiian utility companies are offering up to a $10,000 EV rebate to buyers of the Nissan LEAF electric car. The rebate is available through the end of March.
January 27th, 2017 | by Jo Borrás
Nissan and BMW are taking steps to Double the size of the EVGo Fast Charging Network, bringing access to 90% of America's EV owners!
December 23rd, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
A study distributed by the Sierra Club shows that car companies spend no more than 1.25% of their annual advertising budgets promoting electric cars. But that doesn't stop them from complaining long and loud that no one want to buy an electric car.
December 12th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Last month we posted a review of the Nissan LEAF by Gas2 reader Caleb Hey. It turns out Caleb was [&hellip
November 29th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Gas2 reader Caleb Hey has glowing things to say about his Nissan LEAF after one year of ownership. He has also has made a video of his experiences.
November 24th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Bosch has introduced two new 240 volt Level 2 EV chargers for the North American market designed to be slimmer and easier to install. The Power Max 2 Plus features wifi connectivity for remote monitoring and control.
October 10th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Just 5 models made up 73% of EV sales in September. Two of them were Teslas.
August 16th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
A study by MIT and the Santa Fe Institute published in the journal Nature Energy on August 15 finds that [&hellip
August 13th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Used EV prices continue to fall as buyers shy away from cars with limited range. A three year old Nissan LEAF now wholesales for less than 20% of MSRP. Only Tesla is bucking the trend.
August 3rd, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
The Chevy Volt is the first car with a plug to sell more than 100,000 units in the US market. The LEAF is second and the Tesla Model S is third in sales volume.
July 22nd, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Tesla leads all other manufacturers in sales of electric cars through the first 6 months of 2016. When numbers for the Model S and Model X are combined, Tesla sold nearly twice as many cars as the Chevy Volt.
June 25th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Drivers still care about fuel economy, a survey by Consumers Union finds. Good gas mileage correlate with how drivers feel about their cars and about the companies who make them.