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The mystery over available range for the 2019 Nissan Leaf’s 60 kWh battery option may have been solved on a Twitter post. Everyone following the gen-two EV knows the 40 kWh battery available for the first-year 2018 model will go 150 miles per charge. The unveiling also included news that a 60 kWh option will […]

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The high-end Tesla Model 3 looks like it will have the highest miles per gallon equivalent (MPGe) rating of any of the more affordable all-electric cars. Tesla Motors Club spotted a window sticker on a Tesla Model 3 with the Long Range battery pack. It gets 310 miles of range and a 126 MPGe rating […]

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Toyota is taking a global strategy for launching its new lineup of electric vehicles, with North American suppliers becoming part of the equation. A U.S. executive said the company has been talking to automotive suppliers for more than a year – and may build some of the product in North America. Toyota is looking into […]

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What with cars like the 238-mile Chevy Bolt and 215-plus mile Tesla Model 3 making BMW’s 81-114-mile range i3 look a bit short-legged, the German carmaker may infuse a bit more range into its small EV. According to a “source,” BMW Blog says BMW is upgrading the battery pack from 94 Ah to 120, possibly […]

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General Motors will sell more than 30,000 Chevrolet Bolts next year after its launch late in 2016. So says the vice president of the Bolt’s battery supplier, LG Chem, and LG Electronics was also instrumental in building several components GM’s 238-mile electric car. Vice President Kang Chang-beom made the Bolt sales projection during a conference […]

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Hyundai Motor Co. says it will be going full-speed ahead in its plug-in electrified vehicle rollout to increase range and compete with upstart Chinese rivals. Hyundai sees the technology changing so fast that it will have to roll out new EVs on a two-year cadence, boosting the current 110-mile range to around 250 miles per […]

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Hyundai will introduce electric vehicles with longer range before the end of the decade. In a recent interview with Autoblog, Hyundai’s director of its eco-vehicle performance development group, Byung Ki Ahn, confirmed that a 200-mile Hyundai electric vehicle will be introduced by 2018. Range will go even further by 2020, when Hyundai plans on adding […]

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CEO Mark Fields says Ford Motor Co. is aiming to build the best-in-class 200-mile range electric vehicle. Fields was asked during a conference call today about the company’s plans to compete with Tesla and General Motors by rolling out a 200-mile range EV. To this, Fields responded Ford is aiming to be at the top […]

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We are a couple days away from Chevrolet’s production Bolt reveal at the Consumer Electronics Show on Jan. 6. HybridCars.com will have a correspondent at the show and while all specifications may not be revealed we should at least be able to answer one first question: Will the interior room in the production Bolt live […]

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General Motor representatives have said on different occasions GM could have a 200-mile range battery electric car as soon as 2016, but have been short on details beyond that. Yesterday it was reported LG Chem says it will be able to supply a 200-mile-range EV battery by 2016, said at least one automaker will get […]

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