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car2go is growing this week with two expansions across Vancouver, Canada. Starting yesterday, the on-demand, one-way carsharing service expanded to Richmond, British Columbia, and provides airport access and parking near Vancouver International Airport (YVR). car2go stated this is allowing more ways for its 75,000+ car2go Vancouver members – as well as members across North America […]

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According to Consumer Reports, owners of the Tesla Model S do not have buyer’s remorse. In fact, 98 percent reported they would definitely buy the car again in the publication’s annual owner-satisfaction survey. The publication surveyed 350,000 owners of different vehicles, assessing their satisfaction with key vehicle attributes like styling, comfort, features, cargo space, fuel […]

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With now 15 percent market share for electric cars, Norway has been on a tear to move away from petroleum, but is it now teetering on the edge of being victimized by its own success? This remains to be seen, but more certain is the Norwegian government has been facing increased pressure to reduce tax […]

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Nissan Leaf owners worldwide have, according to Nissan, logged-in over one billion kilometers on the company’s CarWings telematics system. This one billion kilometers is the equivalent of 621,371,192 miles. Nissan has also revealed this is the equivalent of saving over 180 million kilograms (397 million pounds) of CO2 emissions. The proportion of Nissan Leaf vehicles […]

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The Ram 1500 EcoDiesel has been named Esquire magazine’s Truck of the Year. Esquire’s editors say in their December issue they considered all potential truck models in the U.S. market, balancing attributes with conventional touchstones that outline what makes a great truck, such as efficiency, functionality, versatility, safety, value and style. “Recognition from Esquire magazine […]

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Air pollution from diesel vehicles is attracting legal attention in the UK, after a recent ruling in the European Court of Justice required ministers to take immediate steps toward cleaner air. Nitrogen dioxide, the pollutant of most concern, is extremely high in UK cities and comes primarily from diesel vehicles. Although the government had promised […]

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While many governments in the U.S. and around the world are using tax breaks, incentives and rebates to spur all-electric and hybrid vehicles purchases, Wisconsin is considering the addition of an annual fee for drivers who choose to drive either a hybrid or an EV. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation has recently proposed a series […]

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Canada’s best-selling all-electric vehicle has crossed an important sales threshold, surpassing 1,000 units sold in a year for the first time since its July 2011 launch. Nissan Canada announced that through November, a total of 1,021 units have been sold in Canada, more than doubling the 2013 total sales mark of 470 Leaf vehicles. This […]

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While some critics have accused Tesla of making “toys for the rich,” Ferrari’s second hybrid is expected to fetch enough greenbacks to buy 25-30 Model S P85D sedans once its price is officially announced. For what may cost north of $3 million, the limited production run of 30 units is not a real race car, […]

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When it comes to fuel economy in the UK as measured by the EU test cycle, what you see is not what you get. According to tests performed by independent emissions testing company Emissions Analytics, most car models in the UK are failing to meet official fuel consumption figures. Emissions Analytics’ chief executive Nick Molden […]

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