With so many stories of the all-electric world focusing on luxury automakers, we decided to focus this week’s edition of the Gas2 Week in Review on quirky EVs and some offbeat EV stories that deserve a little boost of media attention.
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Mitsubishi is getting a $5.3 Billion Budget allowance from Renault and Nissan to R&D new models as part of a 2020 plan to turn around the company.
Batteries, my friend, batteries. That’s what readers wanted to hear about this week on Gas2.
A new UK Study finds that Electric Cars today are Twice as Green as they were in 2012 – thanks to advances in renewable energy!
Electric car production reports took the headlines this week on Gas2, with updates from Tesla and its wanna-be rivals capturing our readers’ interest. With the Tesla Model 3 production under way and completion numbers exceeding original quotas, other U.S. automakers seem to be scrambling to understand the EV industry. As example, the Chevy Bolt production […]
What is the cheapest electric car you can buy in the US? That depends on your needs and how you define the word “car.”
Plug In Adventures has modified a Nissan LEAF for the 10,000 long London to Mongolia rally this summer. The drivers will chart where charging locations can be found along the way to help other electric car adventurers.
What is the best electric car for under $40,000? That depends on several factors — range, price, performance, charging time, handling, and styling all play a part in the decision. Why not drive them all and make your own decision?
“Well I can tell you the first thing I like about Nissans in general — is that I love their seats — the way they hug your body. The seats in my hybrid are not as nice.” Diego Alejandro continues: “This is really cool. I love all the high-tech stuff, the way it sounds when you turn it on. I like the sound. It sounds futuristic. It sounds like a jet.”
I like the breeze off the Gulf of Mexico, but it’s sometimes too strong — the summer hurricane season is upon us, and who knows what’s around the corner? Those essential services we typically take for granted can stop quickly, and then be gone for hours or even days. The dark is nice for a change, but the food might spoil. No lights, no electricity, no cooling, no heating, no stove, no refrigeration — lacking these essentials for long presents a huge challenge for 21st century creatures.
Nissan has a hot new model in town (in the UK) and it is stylish — the Nissan LEAF Black Edition. The always zero-emission LEAF is impressive in any style, in my humble opinion. The LEAF Black Edition proves there’s no need to compromise on style to be perfectly clean. Take notice of the extras as well. One of those: the first 200 customers will receive a free in-vehicle Wi-Fi hotspot.
Nissan began testing self-driving versions of its popular all-electric LEAF in London recently, as we already reported, but not much further information on the matter was available at the time.
Pope Francis has been very outspoken about the dangers of global warming, the importance of environmental stewardship, and the corruption of greed — with what seemed like a particular focus on Donald Trump and the USA last year.
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.
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.
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!