Hybrid Nissan Pathfinder

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Many years ago, the Nissan Pathfinder was one of America’s favorite SUVs. Compared to its rivals from Jeep and Chevrolet, the Pathfinder ruled. Using this new family-friendly design, the 2014 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid is powered by Nissan’s new twin-clutch hybrid system.

Chevy Bolt EV, 107-Mile Nissan Leaf Face Off At LA Drive Electric Week Event

Green Car Reports

We're now in the middle of National Drive Electric Week, the largest ever, with events planned for almost 200 cities. But yesterday Los Angeles managed to pull off a double-header: Its event brought together the first production versions of the new 107-mile 2016 Nissan Leaf and a running prototype of the upcoming 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV. Los Angeles Drive Electric Week Chevrolet Bolt EV

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Nissan Leaf Electric Car Disembowled, Displayed On Pegboard (Video)

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Have you ever wondered what a Nissan Leaf electric car looks like when you peel away the bodywork, seats, and virtually everything beside the powertrain? Thanks to one enterprising YouTube user--and one sacrificed electric car--now you can find out.

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2018 Nissan Leaf vs Chevrolet Bolt EV: new electric cars compared

Green Car Reports

Meanwhile, electric-car shoppers waited eagerly for details of the 2018 Nissan Leaf, the second-generation car that finally premiered in early September. Compared plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV The 2017 Chevy Bolt EV went on sale last December, but only became available nationwide in August. We've now driven both cars, and can take a high-level look at how they stack up against each.

Next Nissan Leaf to be followed by electric SUV, sports car?

Green Car Reports

While the Tesla Model 3 and Chevrolet Bolt EV have gotten the lion's share of electric-car press lately, the Nissan Leaf remains the best-selling plug-in vehicle in history. The 200,000th Leaf was sold globally sometime in January, putting the electric hatchback at roughly twice the volume of any other plug-in electric car to date. Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

2013 Chevrolet Volt

Green Car Reports

The 2013 Chevrolet Volt is the third model year of Chevy's unique range-extended electric car, and after a challenging start and a lot of bad media, it has emerged as the best-selling plug-in car in the U.S.--selling selling at a faster rate than the Nissan Leaf battery electric hatchback and the new Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid.

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Nissan To Have Longer-Range Electric Cars 'Relatively Quickly,' Exec Says

Green Car Reports

"Range anxiety" has always been one of the main concerns for buyers of affordable electric cars, and that issue is now receiving significant attention from automakers. This week''s Detroit Auto Show included the introduction of the Chevrolet Bolt concept--which promises 200 miles of range at a price around $37,500. CHECK OUT: 2018 Chevrolet Bolt

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Next Nissan Leaf confirmed for 60-kwh battery, 200 miles of range

Green Car Reports

The second-generation Nissan Leaf will have a range of at least 200 miles, provided by a new battery pack with a capacity of 60 kilowatt-hours. This will help the next version of the Leaf compete effectively with the upcoming 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV and the future Tesla Model 3. Nissan global electric-car and hybrid development boss Kazuo Yajima. Batteries Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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From Nissan Leaf To Tesla Model S: The Big Electric-Car Jump

Green Car Reports

With more than a dozen plug-in cars on the market in California, this was the year we decided it was time to trade up--and swap one electric car for another. Since March 2011, our household fleet has consisted of a 2011 Nissan Leaf and a 2011 Chevrolet Volt. MORE: 2011 Nissan Leaf vs 2011 Chevy Volt: Strengths & Weaknesses, By The Man Who Owns

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2017 Nissan Leaf Details, Tesla's Toyota Deal Ends, Quiet Electric Cars: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today on Green Car Reports: More details on the 2017 Nissan Leaf electric car emerge, Tesla''s deal to supply Toyota RAV4 EV electric powertrains ends, and we drive the 2014 Chevrolet Spark with CVT. A Proterra electric bus traveled 700 miles in 24 hours with regular recharging. How quiet are electric cars

Electric-Car Prices: Tesla, Nissan, Chevy Should Be Ashamed--Here's Why

Green Car Reports

Especially since Nissan, Chevrolet, Tesla, and Mitsubishi all now engage in a pricing practice of which they should be ashamed. It's so-called "net pricing" of their electric cars, in which the price appearing in their marketing and on their websites is $7,500 lower Always read the fine print. That's a lesson every car buyer should take to heart.

Plug-in electric car sales for Nov: Volt soars, Prius Prime arrives

Green Car Reports

Traditionally, the North American winter months have seen a slowdown in sales of plug-in electric cars—but the rule didn't seem to apply last month. Last month, sales of the Nissan Leaf electric car actually increased over last year's comparable number, while those of the Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid soared. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

Volvo plans a long-range electric car for 2019, details to come

Green Car Reports

The electric car that Volvo has long planned for 2019 could join a growing group of long-range, mass-market models like the Chevrolet Bolt EV, the upcoming Tesla Model 3, and the second-generation Nissan Leaf. The Swedish automaker has concentrated on plug-in hybrids for the most part thus far, but plans to launch a production electric car within. Geely Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

Four new (or updated) electric cars coming for 2017

Green Car Reports

Among battery electric cars on sale in the U.S., only three vehicles have sold more than 10,000 copies since 2010: the Nissan Leaf, Tesla Model S, and BMW i3. The most eagerly awaited new 2017 electric car is undoubtedly the Chevrolet Bolt EV, with a promised. Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV But four new or updated models coming for the 2017 model year may change those equations.

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Which carmaker will sell most electric cars in 2020, China included? Poll results

Green Car Reports

Last year, China's BYD sold more plug-in electric cars than any other company in the world. That includes General Motors, Nissan, and Tesla. Now GM has launched the Chevrolet Bolt EV, the second-generation Nissan Leaf is just days away, and advocates, analysts, and enthusiasts are watching how quickly production ramps up for the Tesla Model 3. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Polls

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Plug-in electric car sales in July: Volt passes 100,000 with strong numbers (updated)

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sales of plug-in electric cars: the 100,000th Chevrolet Volt was delivered. Both the Volt and the Nissan Leaf battery-electric hatchback went. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV Last month marked a major milestone for U.S. It's the first car with a plug in any segment to reach 100,000 units, and Chevy's justified in celebrating the occasion with a press release and a bit of fanfare.

IIHS awards Chevrolet Volt & Nissan Leaf top ratings in 1st US crash tests of mainstream electric cars

Green Car Congress

The Chevrolet Volt and Nissan Leaf earned the highest safety ratings from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety in the first US crash test evaluations of plug-in electric cars. IIHS says that the result demonstrates that automakers are using the same safety engineering in new electric cars as they do in gasoline-powered vehicles. The addition of the 2 electric cars brings to 80 the number of award winners so far for 2011, including 7 hybrid models.

Tesla Supercharger Use, 250K Renault-Nissan Electric Cars, Alt Fuel Barriers: Today's Car News

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Today, questions about how Tesla really intends customers to use its Supercharger fast-charging stations, Renault and Nissan sell more than 250,000 electric cars, and potential barriers to the success of hydrogen fuel cells. A report claims the new model that will be built alongside the Chevrolet Bolt EV in.

Nissan Leaf With 250-Mile Range: Ghosn Shows R&D Car, Video At Annual Meeting

Green Car Reports

While Chevrolet beats the drum for the Bolt EV 200-mile electric car it will likely launch before the end of next year, Nissan has been relatively quiet about its plans to upgrade the Leaf's current 84-mile range to compete. Future Cars battery pack Carlos Ghosn plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

Chevy Bolt Concept Video, GM Hybrid System, Longer-Range Nissan Electric Car: Today's Car News

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We''ve got lots of electric-car news today, including a Chevrolet Bolt concept video from the 2015 Detroit Auto Show, a possible connection between the 2016 Chevy Volt and General Motors'' future hybrid system, and Nissan''s claim that it is close to extending electric-car ranges. The Tesla Model S electric car

2011 Chevrolet Volt: Quick Drive Impressions

All Cars Electric

The 2011 Geneva Motor Show has come and gone and was a real treat for electric car fans. Not only could you get close to cars like the 2011 Nissan Leaf and smart fortwo electric drive, but some were even available to test. One of the cars attracting a lot of attention was the 2011 Chevrolet Volt. For much of the European press it was their first

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Plug-in electric car sales for August: Volt sells at twice Leaf rate

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vehicle sales last month are expected to fall overall as data rolls in, August has traditionally been a very good month for sales of plug-in electric cars. The Chevrolet Volt, for one, kept up its pace this year, with August sales of 2,081, for an eight-month total of 14,295 Volts delivered so far this year. The Nissan Leaf, on the. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV While U.S.

Chevy Bolt EV vs Tesla's Model 3, Model S: CNET, Consumer Reports compare electric cars

Green Car Reports

Five years ago, the only true battery-electric cars on the market were the Tesla Model S and the Nissan Leaf, while the Chevrolet Volt offered a plug-in hybrid solution. A lot has changed since then, and choices for those interested in an electric car have become more abundant.

Ed Begley, Jr. Launches Ford's Electric Car War On Chevrolet, Nissan (VIDEO)

All Cars Electric

NIssan chose world-champion cyclist Lance Armstrong to be their public face on early Nissan LEAF commercials. Choosing a spokesperson for a new brand is pretty tough, especially if someone else has already had a go at selling what you’re trying to. It appears Ford has chosen American actor and well-known environmentalist Ed Begley, Jr.

Tiny 40-Year-Old Electric Car Now As Fast As Tesla Roadster

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The era of the modern electric car essentially began in December 2010 with the launch of the Nissan Leaf and Chevrolet Volt. But there were many electric cars before that, from both established manufacturers and small upstart firms. s Enfield Automotive, although its electric cars are largely. One of those small independent companies was the U.K.'s Vintage plug-in cars

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Bosch Offers Wireless Charging For Nissan Leaf, Chevy Volt

Green Car Reports

Tired of plugging in your Nissan Leaf or Chevrolet Volt electric car to recharge every night? Yearn for the simplicity of simply parking over a charging pad and walking away? Bosch Automotive Service Solutions feels your pain. The service arm of the German auto-parts maker is now offering a wireless battery-charging system for owners of either

U.S. passed half a million plug-in electric-car sales in September

Green Car Reports

Modern plug-in electric cars first became available in the U.S. in December 2010, when the Nissan Leaf and the first-generation Chevrolet Volt went on sale. Shortly after that, in his 2011 State of the Union address, President Barack Obama set the goal of putting 1 million such cars on U.S. roads by 2015. Regrettably, that goal was not reached. sales New car sales plug-in cars

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Chevy Volt and Nissan Leaf excel in crash tests

Green Cars News

The Chevrolet Volt and Nissan Leaf have earned top safety ratings in the very first US crash tests evaluations on electric cars. Chevrolet Electric cars Nissan crash Institute for Highway Safety leaf results safety voltAccording to the country’s Institute for Highway Safety, both models earned the top rating for front, side, rear, and rollover crash protection. With standard electronic stability control, they qualify as winners of Top [.].

Nissan Gripz Concept uses Note e-Power series-hybrid system

Green Car Reports

The series-hybrid powertrain, in which motive power is provided exclusively by one or more electric motors that run on electricity produced by a combustion engine, has been popular in trains and boats for many decades. Even the first-generation Chevrolet Volt. In cars, it's been confined to the BMW i3 REx and the Fisker Karma (now Karma Revero). series hybrid e-Power

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2014 Chevrolet Spark EV Priced At Less Than $32,500

Green Car Reports

Chevrolet has released more details on its 2014 Spark EV, ahead of the Los Angeles Auto Show. Along with official photos of the electric Spark, Chevy is hinting at a price "below $25,000 with incentives", meaning a pre-incentive price of under $32,500. That puts the pre-incentive price more or less where you'd expect--less than the $35,200 Nissan

Plug-In Electric Car Sales In Oct: New Volt Surges, Old Leaf Flat

Green Car Reports

At long last, a handful of lucky customers in selected areas drove home in brand-new 2016 Chevrolet Volts last month. Sometime this month, full pricing and availability for the 2016 Nissan Leaf with its 107-mile range will be revealed. These two updated plug-in electric cars represent improvements on their predecessors; their long-impending. sales New car sales plug-in cars

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Which electric car will sell best during 2018? Poll results

Green Car Reports

Next year should be a record year for sales of plug-in electric cars. A new crop of affordable electric cars with 200 miles of range or more will be available, joining this year's Chevrolet Bolt EV, including the next-generation Nissan Leaf and the mass-market Tesla Model 3. plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Polls

Mitsubishi ?i', Chevrolet Volt or NIssan Leaf? We Compare the Basics

All Cars Electric

The 2012 Mitsubishi ‘i’ is now the third all-electric car from a major automaker to open up the ordering process, joining the 2011 As our sister site GreenCarReports covered last week, the online pre-ordering process is now live for the 2012 Mitsubishi ‘i’, with the car due to hit the roads of California in January 2012.

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Tesla driver monitoring, Nissan Leaf sales decline, VW electric-car plan: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, we look at the legality of Tesla's use of driver data, why anticipation of the Tesla Model 3 and Chevrolet Bolt EV may be hurting Nissan Leaf sales, and the Volkswagen Group's plan to launch 30 electric-car models by 2025. Volvo electric buses are quiet enough to serve as mobile concert halls.

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Who Wins Electric-Car Brand Battle? BMW, Tesla Have The Buzz Now

Green Car Reports

While more than a dozen plug-in electric cars are now sold in the United States, only three carmakers--Chevrolet, Nissan, and Tesla--have emerged as volume players, with BMW perhaps intending to become the fourth. The Chevrolet Volt and Nissan Leaf still maintain an overall sales lead, but are they losing to BMW and Tesla in the more subjective

Plug-In Electric Car Sales In Nov: Volt Strong, But Leaf, i3 Decline

Green Car Reports

Sales of plug-in electric cars generally fall off a bit as the weather gets colder, and it's the same this year, with November sales slightly down on those of October. The new 2016 Chevrolet Volt continued strong, even though it's on sale only in California and a few other states, but weakness in the Nissan Leaf and BMW i3 was stronger. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) compliance car

Chevy Bolt EV road trip, 2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric, Nissan Juke hybrid: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, a Chevrolet Bolt EV owner takes her electric car on an 800-mile road trip, we drive the 2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric, and the Nissan Juke is slated to get an e-Power hybrid option. The 238-mile Chevrolet Bolt EV has generated quite a bit of excitement, but a recent 800-mile road trip in the new.

Plug-In Electric Car Sales In April: Leaf Widens Lead, Volt Flat Again

Green Car Reports

Sales of plug-in electric cars last month appear to be staying level with last month''s, based on early figures from Nissan and Chevrolet. The Nissan Leaf battery-electric hatchback continued the stronger sales trend from March: 2,088 Leafs found new owners, lower than the March number of 2,507 (its second-best month ever, after December last

Chevrolet Volt versus Nissan LEAF – which car is winning the sales race?

Green Cars News

The Chevrolet Volt and the Nissan LEAF – they were the most eagerly anticipated green cars of 2010 and now as we begin a new year, we can reveal which of the two vehicles has made the fastest start based on early sales reports. General Motors has delivered 326 Chevrolet Volt range extended electric vehicles [.]. Chevrolet Green cars Latest news Nissan general motors Chevrolet Volt Chevrolet Volt sales Nissan LEAF Nissan LEAF sales Volt versus LEAF

Plug-in Electric Car Sales In Canada, March 2015: Tesla On Top Again (Most Likely)

Green Car Reports

As expected, the Tesla Model S was a “three-peat” plug-in electric vehicle sales champion in Canada back in February, with its 48 sales comfortably exceeding those of the Chevrolet Volt and Nissan Leaf at 38 apiece. With the electric flagships at Chevy and Nissan again limited to double digits in March--and Tesla''s habit of delivering.

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