Electric Vehicles

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2018 Drive Revolution: 2018 Chrysler Pacifica PHEV voted Northwest Green Vehicle of the Year

After driving 18 electrified vehicles from the broadest segment sampling feasible in 6 hours, members of NWAPA (Northwest Automotive Press Association) voted Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Northwest Green Vehicle of the Year. Yes, the minivan, what?
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Electric Sticker Shock: The Electric Vehicle Federal Tax Rebate Winds Down, and Mass Market EV Models Face a Quandary

After all the auto makers went through earlier this year to save the federal $7500 EV tax credit to make their EVs affordable, they’re back at square one again, this time because they’re reaching the production goals set in the law that created the credit.
Tesla Model S

Tesla Ranks Second on Dream Car Survey... Behind a Mustang?

A recent survey by a company called Gold Eagle asked participants about their dream cars. Among them were the Jeep Wrangler, Chevrolet Corvette and Camaro. But the top two cars make for interesting reading, as do the breakdowns for men and women. The latter showed strong preference for the Jeep Wrangler (81%), while the former went for the Tesla Model S (63%).
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Why 2019 Insight is Honda’s Answer to the perfect Compact 4-Door Sedan

It’s not often that a major manufacturer delivers a superior car or light truck these days for less than $23,000. Honda’s 2019 Insight hybrid is the maker’s answer to the perfect compact 4-door sedan. However, there’s a heck of a lot more going on here than fuel economy.
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Nissan's Leaf Is Making Electric Vehicles Ever More Practical and Attractive

The Nissan Leaf occupies an interesting place in the EV market. While there are a few electric vehicles which are cheaper, the Leaf is still the most popular in the (barely) less than $30,000 market. With a couple of changes, the car inches toward becoming a realistic purchase for one-car families and individuals.
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Tesla Model S Shoppers May Want to Hold Out for The Porsche Taycan

Since they began deliveries in 2014, Tesla's Model S has been the most affordable and practical electric car available. Since then, Tesla has further cemented its name in the marketplace, become the premier marque for electric vehicles. Now, however, a new entry into the market makes Tesla's already difficult financial situation less sure. Porsche has announced that the recently named Taycan electric sports car will be on the roads in 2019 - in the same price bracket as the Tesla Model S.

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