The LEAF is the number one selling battery electric vehicle in the world, but with the new Annual Energy Outlook report for 2014 predicting that EVs will only be a fraction of the automotive market by 2040, where does that leave Nissan's flagship electric?
It is New Year’s Day 2014 and with very little going on in the automotive world as we wait for the start of the 2014 Detroit Auto Show, this seems like a fine time to watch the 2015 Ford Mustang out cruising on the open road.
The folks at Late Model Racecraft are quickly asserting themselves as the best choice for 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray owners looking to make big power and the video below shows that the new C7 Vette can make some very serious power with only a few fairly common modifications.
While we have all been preoccupied with the look of the 2015 Ford Mustang it seems that we forgot to really look closely at the performance of the S550 outside of the new EcoBoost engine option but even without a big boost in power – the 2015 Mustang lineup should be the best performing generation in the car’s 50 year history.
The maximum range for any electric vehicle is to be had at around a 60-75 degree Fahrenheit "Goldilocks zone," data from a Canadian fleet management company suggests. Outside of that, range degradation begins to seriously impact performance in an EV.
A common misconception among Juke owners is that the vehicle is slower in all-wheel drive mode than it is in front-wheel drive. With both comparison testing in the real-world plus some insight into the Juke's powertrain, we get to the bottom of this.
Honda, a company of many firsts introduced IMA (integrated motor assist) to the world in the original 1999 Insight, still the average mpg record holder for a major manufactured production hybrid.
I believe that Honda will dominate the future performance hybrid market in North America.
While the Accord plug-in will allow driver’s to commute fossil-fuel free for 10 miles without recharging, most Eco conscious consumers will opt for the Hybrid’s 50 mpg city rating.
It’s simply more Eco-nomical.
Nissan's Vice President of Product Planning, Pierre Loing, gave a one-on-one interview with Torque News where we asked him about Nissans' policy of keeping the old Rogue and G37 models around even as all-new versions are rolled out. His answer? Flexibility.