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New Zealand Is Making Plans For The First EV-Only Island

A PLAN IS UNDERWAY IN NEW ZEALAND TO CREATE THE WORLD’S FIRST ELECTRIC VEHICLE-ONLY ISLAND Cities and countries around the world are looking to ban diesel and gas-powered cars. However, something unusual is happening in New Zealand. According to the New Zealand Herald, “A plan to transform Waiheke Island into the world’s first electric vehicle-only residential island… sparked into action.” ...

2019 Chevy Bolt: First Look At New Slate Gray Metallic Color

01.02.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

It surely is less striking than that Shock Green. The Chevrolet Bolt soldiers on into 2019 mostly unchanged, but it is available in a new sleek hue. Well, there are a few slight changes for 2019 (see the bottom of this post for a rundown) but the new colors are the most noticeable. Check out ...

Watch Unboxing & Install Of Tesla Model 3 Roof Rack

01.02.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Make your Model 3 even more versatile with a roof rack. From ordering to unboxing, to up-close views of the install, this roof rack video has it all. The Yakima roof rack surely adds tons of storage space to the Tesla Model 3. Yes, it will negatively impact energy efficiency. However, on that rare occasion when ...

Watch This Tesla Model X Do Some Off-Roading: Video

01.01.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

When the terrain turns nasty, can the Tesla Model X cope? Surely, the Model X isn’t designed as a true off-roader. So, what happens on the occasion that it leaves the pavement? As it turns out, the Model X will likely get you where you need to go. Just make sure to set the air ...

December 2018 EV Sales: What To Expect? (Plus Tesla / GM Estimates)

01.01.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Wow, what a year it has been! December 2018 will mark the 39th month of consecutive year-over-year monthly sales gains for plug-in vehicles. Each month, InsideEVs tracks all the plug-in EV sales/deliveries for the United States by automaker. The last five consecutive months are now the top five best-selling months of all time. We have no doubt December will make the list, but ...

Used Electric Car Prices Start To Slowly Rise

01.01.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Larry Dixon of J.D. Power says price increases “quite extraordinary.” For years, electric vehicles have had relatively low resale value for a variety of reasons. Used electric vehicles are typically priced with the $7500 federal tax credit baked in. The plug-in market is also rapidly improving. First gen electrics such as the Chevy Spark EV ...

Hyundai Delivers First Nexo Fuel Cell SUV In U.S

01.01.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Deliveries of Hyundai NEXO in the U.S. have begun Hyundai has delivered its first NEXO hydrogen fuel cell SUV in the U.S. market. The car went to a former scientist and chemist Todd Hochrad of Ventura, California. The new owner is already an electrification veteran with experience with hybrids and electric cars: “Mr. Hochrad isn’t ...

Nissan’s Carlos Ghosn’s Detention Extended Through January 11

01.01.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

It’s totally unfunny to be sent to jail for 10 days, every 10 days. Before the end of the year, the Tokyo District Court decided to extend the detention of Carlos Ghosn who leads the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance – by another 10 days, to at least January 11, 2019. Greg Kelly, who was arrested together with ...

Watch This Nissan LEAF Winter Range Test: Video

01.01.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

During the winter, the new LEAF can still go 80% of its summer range Nissan LEAF is rated by EPA for 151 miles (243 km) of range, but how about in the winter? According to the latest test performed by Bjørn Nyland in Norway, the range is estimated or around 200 km (124 miles) at ...

Porsche Taycan Electric Range: Distance You Can Drive In 24 Hours

01.01.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Porsche is aiming to introduce a new electric vehicle metric with the Taycan The Porsche Taycan is slowly taking over the high-performance luxury world by storm. The upcoming battery-powered vehicle is being preordered like beer at a frat party, and already, the German carmaker is aiming to push the production numbers per year from 20,000 ...