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With New LEAF e-Plus, Nissan Joins Desirable 200-Mile Club

01.15.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

New Battery Pack Puts Leaf in 200-mile Club The Nissan Leaf is the world’s best-selling BEV with almost 400,000 sold since 2010. But Nissan hasn’t been resting on their laurels, instead, continuously improving the Leaf, and has now released what is the best Leaf—as in the one with the ability to go the farthest—so far–the ...

In December 2018 Nissan Sold 3,604 LEAFs In Europe

01.15.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Overall, the year 2018 was outstanding and put the LEAF at #1 December was a slightly weaker month of second-generation Nissan LEAF sales in Europe. According to the latest report, only 3,604 were sold by the manufacturer, while the average for the second half of the year was around 4,000. The LEAF still accounts for a ...

Median EPA Range For 2018 Electric Cars Increased To 125 Miles

Half of the BEVs on the market can now go more than 125 miles (200 km). According to the US DOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, the median EPA range for all-electric cars in the U.S. increased for the 2018 model year by almost 10% year-over-year, from 114 miles in 2017 to 125 ...

Tesla Model 3, Nissan LEAF e+, Kona EV, or e-Niro: Video Buying Guide

01.15.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Which new EV should you buy? Who better than one of the utmost, long-time authorities on electric vehicles — Bjørn Nyland — to share the pros and cons of the Tesla Model 3, Nissan LEAF e+, Hyundai Kona Electric, and Kia e-Niro? Apparently, people have been asking Nyland which of these cars they should consider buying, ...

Best And Worst Electric Cars For Regenerative Braking

01.15.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Not all EV braking is created equal. When I drive an electric car for the first time, I’m always struck by how different it is from EVs that I previously experienced. More often than not, what separates them is not how they accelerate or handle – but how they brake. In the last couple of ...

Tesla Blocks Gas Car Access To Superchargers With Trick Device

01.15.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

There is a physical solution, but it’s the last that should be considered. A new old-school solution to prevent ICEing (blocking charging spots by internal combustion engine vehicles) has appeared in the news recently. As you can see above, at one of the Tesla Supercharging stations in China, access to the parking spot at the charger ...

Tesla Model S With Dashcam Captures Near Crash: Video

01.15.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Nowadays, every driver should have a dashcam. We’re not quite sure why this Tesla Model S owner doesn’t have TeslaCam or isn’t using it. Perhaps he’s driving an older Model S with a previous version of Autopilot, which Tesla can’t update with the feature. Regardless, the Model S has been outfitted with an aftermarket BlackVue dashcam, ...

This Retro-Styled Tesla Charger Is Amazing And Unique

01.15.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

COULD THIS BE THE COOLEST TESLA CHARGER EVER? In addition to designing sleek cars, Tesla also designs eye-catching electric vehicle chargers. However, someone else appears to be stealing the limelight. According to Inverse, “When Tony Caciolo put the finishing touches on his Tesla electric car charger, he didn’t expect to become an internet sensation. The destination charger is ...