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Nissan's e-POWER: The innovative 100% electric motor drive system sets a new path forward for EVs (Like Chevrolet Volt)

Nissan's e-POWER: The innovative 100% electric motor drive system sets a new path forward for EVs (Like Chevrolet Volt)

The e-POWER system allows drivers to enjoy all the benefits of an EV without having to worry about charging the battery ... Continue reading

2017 EV Review: 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV By Larry Nutson

2017 EV Review: 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV By Larry Nutson

2017 New Car Review: 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV By Larry Nutson ... Continue reading

2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric Review By Larry Nutson

2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric Review By Larry Nutson

Hyundai says the Ioniq is “the most efficient electric vehicle sold in America.” Its estimated driving range is 124 miles. EPA MPGe ratings are 136 MPGe combined, with 150 city MPGe and 122 highway MPGe. ... Continue reading

Filling up with Premium Fuel Electrons, PG&E and the Next Generation of Energy and Vehicles - Chevrolet Bolt Review by Jon Rosner

Filling up with Premium Fuel Electrons, PG&E and the Next Generation of Energy and Vehicles - Chevrolet Bolt Review by Jon Rosner

The first electric car fleets poured onto the streets of London in 1897 and because of their ease of use they grew in popularity with just under 34,000 vehicles registered for street use in 1912. But with the improvement in roads, the discovery of vast amounts of oil and hydrocarbon fuels - combined with American wande ... Continue reading

End Of Season Clearance Sales on All 2017 Models - Check Out These New Car Reviews

End Of Season Clearance Sales on All 2017 Models - Check Out These New Car Reviews

Loads Of New 2017 Vehicles Just Waiting For You. The end of the model year is traditionally the best time to buy a new car or truck. You'll want to be armed with the best information so check our great 2016 new car reviews and our unique Buyers Guides. The information is all FREE, with no obligation - you don't even ha ... Continue reading

2017 Chevy Volt Review by Del Coates +VIDEO

2017 Chevy Volt Review by Del Coates +VIDEO

SAN JOSE, CA - May 2, 2016: Chevrolet's Gen 2 (second generation) Volt appeared briefly as a 2016 model in just 11 states. It's now available, for a few dollars more, in all 50 states as a 2017 model. It represents an impressive improvement among hybrid cars that reminds me more of a Tesla than a Prius. Like the Gen 1 ... Continue reading

Seven-Eleven Japan and Toyota Introducing Fuel Cell Trucks and Fuel Cell Power Generators to Promote Hydrogen Utilization

Seven-Eleven Japan and Toyota Introducing Fuel Cell Trucks and Fuel Cell Power Generators to Promote Hydrogen Utilization

TOKYO, Aug, 09 2017; Seven-Eleven Japan Co., Ltd. and Toyota Motor Corporation have concluded a basic agreement for studies on energy conservation and CO2 emissions reduction in convenience store distribution and operation. ... Continue reading

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 HYUNDAI IONIQ HYBRID REVIEW

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 HYUNDAI IONIQ HYBRID REVIEW

I drove a 2017 Hyundai IONIQ with a 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine, electric motor and a lithium-ion battery pack for a total of 139 horsepower. Available in three trims — the base Blue, SEL and Limited — with standard equipment on my Limited trim including: leather upholstery; exterior chrome accents; premium door ... Continue reading

Electric Vehicle Charger Market - Trends and Forecasts by Technavio

Electric Vehicle Charger Market - Trends and Forecasts by Technavio

Technavio has published a new report on the global electric vehicle charger market from 2017-2021. ... Continue reading

Alpha Baking Company Orders Additional Workhorse Electric E-GEN Vehicles Following Successful First Deployment

Alpha Baking Company Orders Additional Workhorse Electric E-GEN Vehicles Following Successful First Deployment

CINCINNATI, Aug. 9, 2017 -- Workhorse Group Inc. , an American technology company focused on providing electric mobility solutions to the commercial transportation sector, announced today that Alpha Baking Company has ordered five additional range-extended electric E-GEN step vans following the successful deployment of ... Continue reading

2017 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Limited V6 AWD Review By Steve Purdy

2017 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Limited V6 AWD Review By Steve Purdy

2017 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER HYBRID LIMITED AWD Review by Steve Purdy ... Continue reading

Efficient Drivetrains, Inc. (EDI) Receives Bus Production Order for its EDI PowerDrive™ 6000 System

Efficient Drivetrains, Inc. (EDI) Receives Bus Production Order for its EDI PowerDrive™ 6000 System

Efficient Drivetrains has over 90 buses deployed with its PHEV drivetrain system and expects to close orders for several hundred more drivetrains by the end of 2017. ... Continue reading

Mazda Announces Long-Term Vision for Technology Development, 'Sustainable Zoom-Zoom 2030'

Mazda Announces Long-Term Vision for Technology Development, 'Sustainable Zoom-Zoom 2030'

Mazda Motor Corporation today announced "Sustainable Zoom-Zoom 2030," a new long-term vision for technology development that looks ahead to the year 2030. ... Continue reading

2017 Toyota Prius Prime Plug-In Review By Larry Nutson

2017 Toyota Prius Prime Plug-In Review By Larry Nutson

Yes the Prius Prime is a hybrid, so range anxiety is not really an issue. However, to maximize your return on the purchase of the Prime, and minimize trips to the gas station, the battery should be kept charged so you can drive in the EV-mode as much as possible. I reside in Chicago and could drive in EV-mode all the t ... Continue reading

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