Since 2011, the USA has sold over 300,000 Plug in all electric cars and plug in hybrid cars.
Driving the success of these vehicles is more than just a desire to try out the latest technology - they are more energy efficient than traditional, fossil-fuel-powered vehicles, and emit fewer harmful greenhouse gases. Adding to their appeal is the fact that charging an EV typically costs but a fraction of what it would be to fill up with a commensurate amount of gasoline.
The reason this is happening now with electric cars like Nissan LEAF and Tesla Model S is because of the infancy of our US based charging station infrastructure.
At this point we have a little over 2600 of these various charging stations scattered across the USA. Finding one isn’t that difficult on Plug Share but is it convenient for you to get to them.
The players in this fight are some big names. Cisco and tech auto supplier Denso have partnered together and are working on a spectrum sharing tool.
In 2014, the USA Electric Car market came in at 123,049 (according to statistics compiled from InsideEvs.com).
Undoubtedly you have experienced this scary dilemma.
My favorite of the bunch shown in the video below is the black version. The bumper cover has been redesigned to have more of a pronounced line down to the charge point cover.
This latest installment of the Nissan Titan Truckumentary series focuses on noise, vibration and harshness (NVH).
During the aforementioned hysteria, the Chevy Volt, and the Tesla S all were caught up in the original stories.
While range is always the key issue with Electric Vehicles, the Nissan LEAF had double the average daily trips range so they did use some statistics to come up with the range estimates but in reali
Credible rumors that the next-generation Z-car will be unveiled in Frankfurt next month may prove all others to be false. In the meantime, they keep coming.
A lot of vehicles have a hard time with the new small-overlap front crash test that the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety now conducts as part of its frontal testing on passenger vehicles.
My answer may surprise you. With a Nissan Leaf, you better be really careful to make sure you have yourself well prepared.
Nissan has unveiled plans for a hybrid version of the Murano crossover for the Chinese market.
Nissan has announced some minor upgrades for the 2016 Frontier pickup truck. These include three new exterior colors (replacing three others) and some trim level changes.