Electric Vehicles

Hang in there - affordable electric cars are on the way

Electric vehicle supporters probably sound like broken records by now: “Just wait until battery prices come down, then internal combustion cars had better watch out!” Sure, we have been saying something along these lines since electric cars first re-entered the scene with the Tesla Roadster in 2009 and Nissan LEAF and Chevrolet Volt in 2010. But it really is true.

LEAF charging

New Tesla 'Range Anxiety' Software Is Just Like the Nissan LEAF

With much hype and a lot of fanfare, Tesla's Elon Musk announced a new software update that will "eliminate range anxiety." The software basically does what most other electric vehicles already do: estimates range based on certain factors and tells the driver how much battery they have left, in terms of miles.
Dodge Hellcat Challenger burnout SS

The Slow Hellcat Challenger Owner Wants a Rematch with the Tesla

About a month back or so, a video hit YouTube showing a Tesla P85D beating the tar out of a poorly driven Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat, but a new video showing that same 707 horsepower Challenger has it running proper quarter mile times – and reportedly wanting a rematch with the 691hp Tesla.
Tesla P85D racing Stingray still

2015 Corvette Stingray Crushes AWD Tesla P85D (Video)

A video has surfaced showing the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray drag racing against the all-wheel drive Tesla Model S P85D and unlike the video showing the Tesla victimizing a Hellcat Challenger with a terrible driver, the pilot of this new Corvette shows the electric sedan how it’s done – even though the Corvette has far less power and rear wheel drive.
Plugging in the LEAF

Nissan LEAF Is Only EV With Sales Growth in 2014, Outsells ALL Others By Wide Margins

The Nissan LEAF is not only the best-selling electric car in the United States and globally, but it's also the only electric vehicle in the U.S. showing positive, sustained sales growth and it's also the only one selling in quantities sufficient to make it "mainstream."

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