• Nissan Offers Free Charging for New LEAF Buyers in Los Angeles

    Nissan announced today that it is adding Los Angeles to its “No Charge to Charge” promotion, a program that will offer two years of no-cost public charging at hundreds of stations with the purchase or lease of a new Nissan LEAF in the Los Angeles area. This includes no-cost access to fast chargers that can charge a LEAF battery pack [...]

    Nissan Offers Free Charging for New LEAF Buyers in Los Angeles
  • Opel Ampera Getting Axed Due To Poor Sales

    GM will reportedly discontinue the Opel Ampera when Chevrolet introduces the next-generation Volt due to poor sales figures across Europe. Despite receiving a significant price cut last year, the Opel Ampera still hasn’t managed to improve its sales figures. Opel sold 5,200 Amperas in 2012 when it was named the European Car Of The Year together with its Chevrolet Volt sibling. In [...]

    Opel Ampera Getting Axed Due To Poor Sales
  • PSE&G Initiative Lets Employees at NJ Companies Charge Electric Cars at Work

    PSE&G announced an innovative program to encourage New Jersey businesses to provide employees with electric car charging at work. The program will provide “smart” charging equipment for approximately 150 cars. Charging stations will be given out on a first come, first serve basis to companies that secure a commitment from a minimum of five employees that they will use an electric [...]

    PSE&G Initiative Lets Employees at NJ Companies Charge Electric Cars at Work
  • Renault ZOE Electric Wall-Box Deal Stays Fully Charged

    Renault announced today it is still including a 7kW wall-box, which charges ZOE from zero to 100% in three to four hours, for free at domestic properties in the UK – worth £214. British Gas will install a 32 amp (7kW) ZE ready single wall-box with all new purchases, and have it fully operational ready for owners to charge their [...]

    Renault ZOE Electric Wall-Box Deal Stays Fully Charged
  • Jerome d’Ambrosio Joins Dragon Racing Formula E Team

    U.S. Formula E team Dragon Racing, owned by media and publishing entrepreneur Jay Penske, has signed Belgian Jerome d’Ambrosio to compete in the inaugural all-electric FIA Formula E Championship. The 28-year-old d’Ambrosio began go-karting aged eight before quickly rising through the single-seater ranks on his way to his Formula One debut with the Virgin F1 Team (now Marussia). In doing [...]

    Jerome d’Ambrosio Joins Dragon Racing Formula E Team
  • Volvo XC90 to Offer Most Advanced Standard Safety Package

    The all-new Volvo XC90 – which will be revealed in August – will offer the most comprehensive and technologically sophisticated standard safety package available in the automotive industry. The standard safety package on the all-wheel drive, seven seat premium SUV will include two world first safety technologies: a run-off road protection package and auto brake at intersection capability. These innovations [...]

    Volvo XC90 to Offer Most Advanced Standard Safety Package
  • SAE Introduces J2601 Hydrogen Fueling Standard

    SAE International, the global engineering association that sets technical standards for the automotive, aerospace and commercial vehicle industry, approved a light duty vehicle hydrogen fueling standard (SAE J2601) that will serve as a baseline for commercial fueling of fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) worldwide. FCEVs utilize hydrogen to produce electricity through a chemical process, without combustion. This means FCEVs are [...]

    SAE Introduces J2601 Hydrogen Fueling Standard
  • Formula E Unveils Buenos Aires ePrix Track

    Formula E Holdings has today unveiled the circuit layout and location for the 2015 Buenos Aires ePrix, host for round four of the new all-electric FIA Formula E Championship. Taking place on January 10 2015, the 2.44km anti-clockwise track lies in the popular and modern Puerto Madero district to the east of the Argentine capital of Buenos Aires. It has [...]

    Formula E Unveils Buenos Aires ePrix Track
  • ABB and Volvo Buses Form Global Partnership For Electric Bus Fast-Charging

    Volvo Buses and Swiss engineering group ABB have signed a partnership agreement regarding automatic e-bus chargers for electric-hybrid and full-electric Volvo buses. The cooperation enables the companies to deliver complete electrified bus solutions to cities. Under the global partnership agreement, Volvo Buses will supply electric-hybrid buses and full-electric buses. ABB will supply standard-based fast-charging solutions for the electric vehicles. The [...]

    ABB and Volvo Buses Form Global Partnership For Electric Bus Fast-Charging
  • Japan to Offer About $20,000 Subsidy for Fuel-Cell Cars

    Japanese Prime Minister has announced it will offer at least 2 million yen ( about $19,740) in subsidies for those willing to purchase a fuel-cell car. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said the goal is to both get drivers on board and more carmakers thinking about more efficient and environmentally friendly cars. Currently a Toyota FCV fuel-cell sedan, which should hit [...]

    Japan to Offer About $20,000 Subsidy for Fuel-Cell Cars

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Nissan Offers Free Charging for New LEAF Buyers in Los Angeles

Nissan Offers Free Charging for New LEAF Buyers in Los Angeles

July 23, 2014 at 9:11 am

Nissan announced today that it is adding Los Angeles to its “No Charge to Charge” promotion, a program that will offer two years of no-cost public charging at hundreds...

 

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2015 Nissan Leaf

2015 Nissan Leaf

June 27, 2014 at 3:43 pm

Nissan LEAF was introduced in December 2010, as the world’s first affordable, zero emission car for the mass market.  With that formula, consumer adoption has taken...

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Toyota Prius Plug-In Sets First Nurburgring Record For Fuel Economy [video]

Toyota Prius Plug-In Sets First Nurburgring Record For Fuel Economy [video]

July 15, 2014 at 7:20 am

Toyota recently took its Prius Plug-in hybrid to the Nurburgring track, setting out to show not how fast the car could go, but just how little fuel it could use on a single...

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Volvo XC90 to Offer Most Advanced Standard Safety Package

Volvo XC90 to Offer Most Advanced Standard Safety Package

July 22, 2014 at 2:35 am

The all-new Volvo XC90 – which will be revealed in August – will offer the most comprehensive and technologically sophisticated standard safety package available in the...

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