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The record for the world’s largest parade of electric vehicles was taken back by the U.S. Saturday Sept. 20 at the National Drive Electric Week event in Cupertino, California. A Guiness World Record official was on hand to declare 507 EVs did indeed supercede a record 481-EV parade in Sutttgart Germany May 2014. “No hybrids […]

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To celebrate National Drive Electric Week, held September 15 to 21, Nissan is sponsoring more than 130 grassroots events across the U.S. and abroad. National Drive Electric Week, formerly National Plug In Day, started in 2011 as a series of local events aimed at spreading the word about plug-in vehicles. The annual event, which is […]

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One great way to experience an EV is to show up at one of various test drive events held across the country. One such event will be held this coming weekend in Berkeley, California. The “Experience Electric – The Better Ride” campaign will offer free test drives of the latest electric cars on Saturday, June […]

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Since its December 2010 launch, and just in time for “National Plug In Day” Sept. 28 and 29, the Nissan Leaf has now sold 35,000 units in the U.S. Nissan will celebrate the milestone in Nashville, Tenn. with well-wishers and drivers of the all-electric car, and notes it is the first automaker to serve as […]

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As of today, Plug in America says there have been 100,000 of the new generation of “plug-in” electrified vehicles (PEVs) sold in the U.S. Since the launch of highway legal cars such as Chevrolet’s Volt and Nissan’s Leaf in December 2010, plus a modest beginning for Tesla’s Roadster before that, and others following, the 100,000 […]

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