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The 2018 Nissan Leaf was just revealed to the world and here eight important things you should know about this next-generation electric vehicle. A popular choice in the nascent vehicle segment, the Leaf nonetheless needed a little attention, having debuted for the 2011 model year, it’s been past due for an update. Fortunately, that’s just […]

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The U.S. rollout of the Chevy Bolt EV that began last December in California and Oregon has reached national availability status. Today Chevrolet announced the 238-mile range electric compact crossover is available either in stock or by ordering in all participating U.S. dealers. As the automaker’s entry into the sub-$40,000, over-200-mile club ahead of Tesla’s […]

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The HybridCars.com monthly sales Dashboard is a collaboration of HybridCars.com and Baum & Associates, a Michigan-based market research firm focusing on automotive issues including the hybrid and electric vehicle market. Overall sales for August were down from a year ago although they were up from July. Clearly, sales this the year overall are down from […]

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It’s 8 a.m. and I’m standing in a parking lot looking at a sea of cones and listening to a lecture about the rules for the day. It sounds like the start of a typical autocross day. Only this time, I’m not in my usual autocross car. I’m looking at something a little newer, a […]

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U.S. Tesla buyers have counted on a $7,500 federal tax credit for a few years now, but the automaker is due to hit a 200,000-unit threshold at which point they’ll begin to fade away.

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New spy photos of the 2018 Nissan Leaf indicate that prior reports that it would appear more “mainstream” have been fulfilled. Shot at a test track, with heavy camouflage masking removed, hints of the 2015 IDS concept can be seen, and gone are quirky design cues of the first generation. No interior shots were provided […]

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Chevy has prepared an entire fleet of self-driving Bolt EVs, showing that mass production is possible with this type of sophisticated technology. Chevy has built 130 Bolt EVs outfit with a full suite of self-driving hardware and software, showing that it can include this type of technology in its mass-production process. These new vehicles will […]

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As the Chevrolet Bolt EV’s availability in all U.S. markets increases toward nationwide this summer, the car saw its best sales month yet with 1,566 units delivered in May. Unlike in April, when the $37,500 and up (before incentives) 238-mile EV was outsold by the outgoing $31,000 107-mile range Nissan Leaf, this month it topped […]

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Chevrolet’s 238-mile range Bolt EV is a major leap forward among mass-appeal electric cars and for now arguably the best. Why? Several reasons that add up to a nicely designed vehicle that does what it’s supposed to, while being enjoyable to motor around in, and boasting amazing efficiency as well. As the first EV with […]

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Since late last decade all-electric cars have been increasing in model selection and sales volume, but have you considered whether an EV would work for you? If you’re one of the 295,000 people in the U.S. who’ve already left behind the world of gas pumps and tailpipe hydrocarbons with purchase of an EV, the answer […]

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