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Aston Martin’s chief is taking lawmakers to task for an upcoming ban on gasoline and diesel vehicles for being unrealistic about how automotive technology really works. Great Britain’s announcement in July about banning the sale of new vehicles running on “petrol” and diesel by 2040 is “meaningless,” according to CEO Andy Palmer. The regulation is […]

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Volkswagen of America just announced pricing for the 2017 all-electric Volkswagen e-Golf SE at $30,495, plus an $820 destination charge. VW says it’s a “value-oriented” price for the SE base model when technology improvement and added features are taken into consideration. Much of that comes from adding a new lithium-ion battery pack this year – […]

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With last week’s unveiling of Nissan’s second-generation Leaf, people can now focus less on comparing the Chevy Bolt to the dissimilar Tesla Model 3, and look at a closer matchup. Such apple-versus-orange comparisons can be explained however. Including the just-revealed Leaf, there are but three new-generation EVs priced below $40,000 with longer range than first-generation […]

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Just in time for Chevrolet’s announcement that it’s available nationwide, the Bolt EV has finished a sales month ahead of every other plug-in electrified vehicle sold in the U.S. At least, it probably did assuming Tesla Model S sales estimated just 7 units less than the Bolt’s 2,107 August sales is accurate. Chevrolet’s all-electric front-wheel-driver […]

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The Renault-Nissan Alliance will be entering China’s growing electric car market through a joint venture alliance with Dongfeng Motor Group Co. Called eGT New Energy Automotive Co., Ltd., the new JV will tap into the full potential presented by each of the three automakers. Donfeng will open the door to what’s expected in China’s “new […]

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Nissan revealed another teaser on the new Nissan Leaf’s tech features, this time promising enhanced vision. A new video released today shows a sketch of the 2018 Nissan Leaf tapping into the automaker’s new Intelligent Mobility technologies. The all-electric car offers its drivers greater confidence with “enhanced vision and can better sense what is around […]

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Right after the Sept. 5 launch of the next-generation Leaf, Nissan will be hosting an up-close experience for the all-electirc car on both coasts. The event will be part of the annual National Drive Electric Week, where the Leaf will be on display and available for a spin in eight west coast and east coast […]

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Electric vehicles owners are selling their excess capacity back to the power grid in Denmark — earning as much as $1,530 a year. Nissan and Enel, the country’s largest utility, are carrying out a trial project to see the role that cars like the Nissan Leaf can play in helping balance out supply and demand […]

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The Sierra Club has sued the state of Oklahoma to block a proposed fee on electric vehicles, and spoke to judges about removing a recently adopted hybrid vehicle fee. The environmental group filed suit yesterday to block the proposed $100 EV fee that the state legislature is considering as it looks for ways to fill […]

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General Motors has extended a shutdown of the plant building the Chevy Bolt in a move to trim an oversupply of GM vehicles. The Detroit automaker saw its overall new vehicle inventory hit a 10-year high in June. Promises were made to investors to scale it down from a steep 105 days supply to 70 […]

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