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Top 15 Nissan LEAF markets in US in 2013

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Top 15 LEAF market year-to-date in 2013. Nissan LEAF sales in the United States are up by 335% year-over-year since the launch of the enhanced 2013 model in March. Nissan has sold 11,703 LEAFs in the US during the first 7 months of 2013—an increase of 230% from the 3,543 units for the same period in 2012. Source: Nissan Click to enlarge. Nissan provided a list of the top 15 markets in the US for the Nissan LEAF battery-electric vehicle.

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Hybrids take 7% of California market in 1H 2013; PHEVs 0.7%; EVs 1.1%

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Hybrid vehicle market share (excluding plug-in hybrids) in California increased to 7% in the first half of 2013, up from 6.2% in 2012, according to the California Auto Outlook for the second quarter of 2013. For the first six months of 2013, hybrid registrations (excluding plug-ins), were 59,300 units; plug-in hybrids, 5,736 units; and battery electric vehicles, 9,708 units. Hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and battery electric vehicle share of the California retail market.

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Nissan cuts entry-level MSRP for 2013 LEAF by 18% to $28,800

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Nissan announced that US pricing for the updated 2013 Nissan LEAF electric vehicle ( earlier post ) will start at an MSRP of $28,800 for the newly-added entry-level S grade—an 18% reduction from the $35,200 MSRP of the 2012 LEAF entry model, the SV. The entry-level 2013 LEAF S becomes the lowest priced five-passenger electric vehicle sold in the United States. MSRPs of 2012 LEAF and 2013 LEAF. MY 2013 MSRP.

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Ford doubles electric drive market share in US from 2012 to 2013; surging with plug-in hybrids

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Ford’s changing share of the hybrid-electric, plug-in hybrid electric, battery-electric vehicle segments and total ED market in the US in 2012 and YTD 2013. for the first nine months of 2013. From January through September 2013, total electric drive sales were 457,704 units (EDTA); Ford’s electric drive sales climbed to 67,232 units during that period (14.7%). Monthly 2013 sales of Ford electric drive vehicles.

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Review: 2013 Lexus CT 200h

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Enter the 2013 Lexus CT 200h – a luxury crossover “hatchback” Lexus’ entry-level model comes with all of the hybrid goodness found in the Prius’ Synergy Drive system: 42 combined mpg, the ability to drive for short distances in full EV mode, and over 80% of Lexus’ little hybrid can be recycled when it finally goes to that big car lot in the sky. Of course, there are a few minor oddities about the 2013 Lexus CT 200h.

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2013 Fiat 500e Electric Car: First Drive

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The 2013 Fiat 500e may be a compliance car, but its engineers created an electric car that''s so much fun to drive that seemingly they want it to be more. And with remarkably aggressive pricing--the same $199 monthly lease payment as on a top-of-the-line gasoline 500--Fiat''s marketers are trying hard to eliminate cost as a barrier to driving

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2013 Toyota Camry

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The 2013 Toyota Camry carries on a long-standing tradition of giving buyers exactly what they want, with no surprises, at a price that’s affordable for consumers across multiple demographics. Yes, there are more stylish and more entertaining family sedans on the market, but few rival the Camry’s long-standing reputation for value and

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2013 Volkswagen Beetle

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If you’ve written off the 2013 Volkswagen Beetle as “more of the same in a slightly restyled body,” you’ve missed the entire point behind VW’s redesign of the beloved Beetle last year. While the previous generation “New Beetle” quickly wore out its welcome with a dated shape and odd interior packaging, the

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2013 Toyota Corolla

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The 2013 Toyota Corolla appeals to car buyers for the same reason that chain restaurants have proliferated across the U.S. landscape: While they break no culinary new ground, they offer patrons a safe and utterly predictable dining experience. Some of us may adopt a “think global, eat local” philosophy in our travels, but the vast

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2013 Nissan Versa

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What's missing from the 2013 Nissan Versa sedan? The 2013 Versa Sedan has improved this year, taking cues from Nissan's Excitement. Sporty moves. A stylish, luxururiously-appointed cabin. Groundbreaking in-car technology. But worry not: The Versa makes up for its omissions in some other areas, and arguably the ones that matter more to buyers.

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2013 Nissan Leaf: Driven Through Tennessee Countryside

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After our quick drive of a 2013 Nissan Leaf before the New York Auto Show in late March, we were finally able to spend some extended time with the updated electric car outside Nashville. Our initial impressions remain the same: The Leaf is a perfectly normal, competent compact five-door hatchback that happens to run on a battery-electric

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What to expect in 2013. The Green Piece

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Tuesday 8 January, 2013. With that mouthful out of the way, now two years into the electric car revolution we look ahead into future to see what 2013 has to offer [.]. Electric cars Green cars Hybrid cars The Green Piece 2013 electric car hybrid UKThe Green Piece Column. It’s the year after the year after the year that was meant to be the ‘year of the electric car’.

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2013 Honda Civic

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The 2013 Honda Civic represents a mid-cycle refresh of a car that was introduced as all-new for the 2012 model year. While that’s more than a bit unusual, the circumstances behind the development of the 2012 Honda Civic were themselves unusual. Designed in the midst of the global economic crunch of 2008-09, the 2012 Civic was rushed to

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Ford recalling nearly 140,000 2013 Escapes with 1.6L EcoBoost engines over fire potential

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Ford Motor Company is recalling 139,917 model year 2013 Escape vehicles manufactured 5 October 2011 through 2 June 2013 and equipped with 1.6L EcoBoost engines. These vehicles may experience localized overheating of the engine cylinder head which may cause cracks that could allow oil to leak; leaking engine oil may come into contact with a hot engine surface, potentially resulting in an engine compartment fire.

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California Governor’s Office releases 2013 ZEV action plan; 1.5M ZEVs on CA roadways by 2025

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California Governor Jerry Brown’s Office and state agencies issued a 2013 Zero-emission Vehicle (ZEV) Action Plan. 2013 ZEV Action Plan: A roadmap toward 1.5 The Action Plan follows on Governor Brown’s Executive Order (B-16-2012) released March 2012, which set required milestones for state government to enable 1.5 million zero-emission vehicles on California roadways by 2025. Earlier post.)

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2013 Honda Insight

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Now in its fourth year on the market, the 2013 Honda Insight has never quite lived up to the legacy left by its ground-breaking 1999 predecessor--even if it's now a much more usable vehicle. The 2013 Insight is still the least expensive hybrid Sales have been much lower than Honda expected, and the Insight remains a niche player in the market.

2013 Tokyo Motor Show: Green Car Preview

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The 2013 Tokyo Motor Show is almost upon us. And while the Los Angeles Auto Show might hold more relevance for the U.S. market, Tokyo''s offerings can never be discounted entirely. Weird and wonderful some may seem but many feature the kind of technology we''ll soon be seeing in our road cars. And of course, Japan is virtually the home of the

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2013 Smart Electric Drive: Drive Video From NY Auto Show

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But it probably helped us on our half-hour drive around crowded midtown Manhattan in the new 2013 Smart ForTwo Electric Drive, the latest all-electric version of the little two-seat Smart car. We didn't expect the fluorescent green, that's for sure. With the lithium-ion battery pack in the sandwich floor and the electric traction motor replacing

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Toyota Racing reveals updated TS030 Hybrid for 2013

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2013 TS030 Hybrid. A revised aerodynamic package, including an updated monocoque, will deliver improved performance whilst minimizing the impact of updated regulations in 2013 which increase the minimum weight for manufacturer LMP1 cars by 15 kg (33 lbs). Click to enlarge. Toyota Racing unveiled the revised TS030 Hybrid car which will run in the Le Mans 24 Hours and the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) this season.

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Gas Mileage For Every 2013 SUV

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Using information from FuelEconomy.gov, we put together a list of the most fuel-efficient SUV models for 2013. If you own a 2013 SUV, please share your real-world mileage in the comments section below. Gas Mileage For Every 2013 SUV The post Gas Mileage For Every 2013 SUV appeared first on. The last time I checked, gas prices in the United States had increased every day for 33 consecutive days. The average cost for a gallon of gas at the time of this post was $3.74.

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2015 BMW i8 Live Photo Gallery: 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show

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The 2015 BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sports car was finally unveiled this morning at the 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show. It joins the i3 electric city car as the second model in BMW’s line of “i” plug-in vehicles. Like the i3, the i8 features a unique “LifeDrive” architecture consisting of a carbon-fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP

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EPA announces winners of the 2013 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the winners of the 2013 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards. The Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards are presented in five categories: academic, small business, greener synthetic pathways, greener reaction conditions and designing greener chemicals. In the academic category, Professor Richard Wool, University of Delaware, Newark, Del.

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2013 Smart Electric Drive: 4 Stars Overall For Crash Safety From NHTSA

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The 2013 Smart Fortwo Electric Drive is the latest electric vehicle to have undergone the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration''s crash test procedures. Following frontal crash, side impact, and side pole impact tests, the Electric Drive was awarded four from a possible five stars overall. Individually, the electric smart was rated best

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2013 Nissan Leaf: Longer Range, Faster Charging, Leather Seats, And More: All The Upgrades

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In its third year on the market, the updated 2013 Nissan Leaf will have a slightly longer range, a new and lower-priced base model, faster charging, and a more efficient cabin heater. While the 2013 Leaf is still being tested to determine its The battery electric car goes into production at Nissan's assembly plant in Smyrna, Tennessee, this week.

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2013 Smart Electric Drive Coupe Lease Price Lowered To $139

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The latest to announce a new, lower lease price is Smart, which cut the monthly cost of a three-year lease on its 2013 ForTwo Electric Drive Coupe from $199 to just $139. The prices just keep falling on plug-in electric cars. That''s not the lowest single electric-car lease we''re aware of in the U.S.--the the Mitsubishi i-MiEV was offered by one

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Ford recalling some MY 2013 C-MAX Hybrids due to structural safety issue

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Ford Motor Company is recalling model year 2013 C-Max hybrid vehicles, without panoramic roofs, that were manufactured 19 January 2012 through 25 June 2013. The recall is expected to begin 19 August 2013, and will affect up to 33,021 vehicles.

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2013 Nissan Leaf TV Ad: Selling Electric-Car Fun, Finally!

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The 2013 Nissan Leaf electric car has some lofty sales goals associated with it--certainly higher than the 9,750 deliveries that Nissan averaged each year in 2011 and 2012. So it's encouraging to see a new television ad for the 2013 Leaf that actually highlights the fun and special features of driving electric cars.

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2013 Honda Fit

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Don't be fooled by the minivan-style looks of the 2013 Honda Fit. The smallest model from Honda offers a mix of incredible space efficiency, fun handling and a peppy engine that's uncommon in the subcomopact class. If you mourned the passing of the company's previously fun, lightweight Civic models, the Fit may be just the car you're looking for

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EPA proposes 2013 standards for RFS; cellulosic biofuel at 14 million gallons

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed the 2013 percentage standards for four fuel categories that are part of the agency’s Renewable Fuel Standard program (RFS2). The standard proposed by the EPA for 2013 is 14 million gallons. The proposed 2013 overall volumes and standards are: Biomass-based diesel (1.28 We are proposing to set the 2013 standard for cellulosic biofuel at 14 million gallons. 2013 proposed RFS standards.

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Dongfeng Nissan unveils VIWA EV concept at Auto Shanghai 2013

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At Auto Shanghai 2013, Dongfeng Nissan Passenger Vehicle Company (DFL-PV), the passenger vehicle business unit of Nissan’s joint venture in China, unveiled VIWA, a new electric vehicle concept, under the VENUCIA brand. Click to enlarge. VIWA embodies the vision of future electric mobility for the VENUCIA brand, the company said.

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2013 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid: First Drive

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Now the Korean carmaker has taken another crack at the car, with numerous updates and modifications to the 2013 Hyundai When we first drove the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid in the fall of 2010, it was a pre-production car and--frankly--it wasn''t very smooth. The 2011 Sonata Hybrid production car was better, but far from the standards of the best hybrids.

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Nissan introduces updated 2013 LEAF; US assembly in Smyrna

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2013 Nissan LEAF. Following on the November 2012 introduction of the updated LEAF in Japan ( earlier post ), Nissan has introduced the updated 2013 LEAF to the US, as well as begun its assembly in the US at the Smyrna, Tenn. Due to efficiency improvements, the 2013 Nissan LEAF is expected to offer improved range, with testing on the EPA test cycle to be announced closer the vehicle’s on-sale date. A charge port light and lock has been added for 2013. Click to enlarge.

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2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid: Quick Winter Gas Mileage Test

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The 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid is the second of Ford's two hybrid models, both all-new for 2013. The Fusion Hybrid, unlike the C-Max Hybrid compact hatchback, is a four-door mid-size sedan aimed right at the heart of a high-volume market segment. Competitors for the Fusion lineup include the Toyota Camry, Honda Accord, Hyundai Sonata, Chevrolet

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Porsche 918 Spyder Live Photo Gallery: 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show

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Porsche officially debuted its long awaited 918 Spyder plug-in hybrid supercar at the 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show. First shown in concept form at the 2010 Geneva Show, and making numerous appearances in prototype guise since then, it was shown for the first time in production trim. The heart of the 918 Spyder is a 4.6-liter V8, which is teamed with

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2013 Fiat 500e Electric Car 'Sold Out' In California

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Fiat has never hidden the fact that its 500e electric car had been developed primarily for compliance reasons, thus there was little surprise when it was announced that sales would be limited to the state of California, at least, initially. It looks like Fiat may have reason to speed up plans to offer the 500e in other states, however, as news

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Plug-in Electric Car Sales in Canada For January 2013

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percent of the American market in January 2013--down from 0.5 Earlier this month, we covered January's plug-in electric car sales in the U.S., noting that sales fell by about half from the last few months of the prior year. As a percentage, plug-in cars were 0.3 percent in December, but still twice as high as the prior January. Now we turn our

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The Five Greenest, Most Energy-Efficient Cars of 2013

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What cars available in dealers today make the most efficient use of energy? The answer turns out to be four battery-electric vehicles and one plug-in hybrid. Gasoline and diesel cars don''t even come close; internal combustion engines waste two-thirds to three-quarters of the energy in their fuel on heat and noise. To build this list, we simply

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2013 Electric Cars: Rated Range For Each Model, Ultimate Guide

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So here's our list of all 2013 plug-in cars, with a few notes the EPA doesn't include, from lowest It's really the defining feature of any plug-in electric car: How much electric range does it have? The ever-helpful EPA, which has rated the gas mileage of all new cars, publishes its estimates of electric range for every plug-in car on the market.

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2013 Tesla Model S 'Performance Plus' Package, Other Options, Added

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The 2013 Tesla Model S electric car wouldn''t be defined as a supercar--which is, more or less by custom, a two-seat sports car, not a large sedan. But to take the luxury plug-in sedan "into supercar handling territory," Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] has announced a new "Performance Plus" suspension and handling option. The package upgrades the shock

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I’ve Done The Math – Now I’m Doing Something About It

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Why would your Creative Greenius walk away from his high-paying, highly rewarding executive role at CBS EcoMedia where I was working to fund environmental, education, and wellness projects all across the USA, just as the company hit more growth milestones and was likely to pay generous bonuses? The answer is simple and direct – because I have done The Math. .

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2013 Fiat 500e: 108 MPGe Highway, Class-Leading Range

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It's the electric car Chrysler and Fiat don't really want to make, but that isn't to say the 2013 Fiat 500e is a half-hearted attempt. On numbers alone, quite the opposite. Chrysler has announced the 500e's EPA efficiency figures, and both range and highway efficiency are class-leading. Official EPA highway mileage is 108 MPGe, making it the most

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2013 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid: Gas Mileage Test Drive

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But the 2013 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid has numerous updates and modifications that improve its driveability--the characteristic that can sink hybrids when buyers test them. We found the hybrid 2013 Sonata much improved during a half-day drive a few weeks We weren''t big fans of the first Sonata Hybrid when Hyundai launched it for the 2011 model year.

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