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.
June 21st, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
A senior official at Nissan confirms a 60 kWh battery for the LEAF is on the way but won't say when. The larger battery should give the car more than 200 miles of range.
May 19th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
The city of Madrid will soon have 110 new Nissan LEAF electric taxis operating on its streets as part of its goal of becoming having all zero emissions cars on the road.
May 1st, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Car buyers in China are like car buyers everywhere. They want SUVs and they don't want to pay a lot of money to get them. Electric cars? Not so much.