It’s official. The Environmental Protection Agency has released the final ratings for the 2013 Nissan Leaf. Overall efficiency is rated at 115 MPGe, based on 102MPGe on the highway and 128 MPGe in the city. That’s up 16 MPGe from the 2012 Nissan Leaf efficiency rating of 99 MPGe. MPGe is a measure of the [...]
Mercedes-Benz USA announces they are starting to roll out the Smart Electric Drive to dealers across the country. Smart has been saying May for a while, and a few days ago they said May 15th – now it’s officially here! At just $25,000 MSRP, the Smart Electric Drive is the cheapest electric vehicle in the [...]
Nissan has announced it will be testing the electric e-NV200 van in Saitama City in Japan. The electric delivery van will be used between Saitama City Hall and other municipal offices in the course of conducting regular business. The van is part of the E-Kizuna pilot project in the city. Since 2011, Nissan has been [...]
Within the next 3 years, Infiniti will launch a halo sports car using hybrid technology developed through the Emerg-E and Essence concept vehicles. In an effort to appeal to a wider audience, specifically premium car customers in their late 20s, likely with a single child and a high level of environmental awareness, the Infiniti sports [...]
Scheduled to be released November 16th in Europe, the BMW i3 hit the Autobahn for some high speed testing. The BMW i3 will have an all electric range of more than 90 miles, and with the 2 cylinder range extender, brings the total range to around 200 miles depending on driving style. The order books [...]
Mitsubishi is once again trying to boost sales of its Mitsubishi i electric vehicle with big rebates. Last month Mitsubishi enacted a $10,000 rebate and has decided to bring the offer back until the end of July. If dealers are willing to play (by offering the Mitsubishi i for the MSRP), that means the price [...]
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