Tag: Nissan Leaf

2014 nissan leaf
13 May

eBay’s Market for Used Nissan Leafs Takes Off

Search on eBay, and you’ll find dozens of used 2011 Nissan Leaf electric cars priced around $15,000. That’s a great deal—less than half the original sticker price—on a battery-powered five-seat EV with a range of about 80 miles per charge. Three years ago, the earliest of electric car adopters were chomping at the bit to […]

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2014 BMW i3 at 2013 LA Auto Show
28 Nov

2014 BMW i3 Snags Green Car Nomination

The new BMW i3 is the boldest model to come out of the BMW brand in quite some time now. Green Car Reports is praising this new model and has even put it on its short list of their Best Car to Buy as a nominee amongst 2014 models. Why the Love From Green Car […]

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BMW i3 test drive at 2013 LA Auto Show
28 Nov

Review: 2014 BMW i3 EV, Sustainable Mobility

Likes Off-the-line acceleration Excellent inner-city commuter — compact size, quick, and nimble Better than average spacious and fashionable interior Opposing doors open for easy access to back seats Optional Range Extender Dislikes Boring exterior design Trying-to-be-cool 20-inch wheels Poor location for start/stop and park buttons California is one of the largest car markets in North […]

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2013 Fiat 500e vs. 2013 Nissan Leaf
09 Oct

Review: 2013 Fiat 500e vs. 2013 Nissan Leaf

Life in a Leaf / Fun in my Fiat We recently had the chance to drive not one, but two of the new breed of affordable, every-man electric vehicles: the Nissan Leaf and the Fiat 500e. Rather than extol their various virtues independently, we decided it could be fun to do a head-to-head, scoring each […]

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2014 Panamera S e-Hybrid diagram
18 Jun

Guide to Buying Plug-in Hybrid and Electric Cars

Many car buyers are at least considering the purchase of a “greener” car as their daily driver. The idea behind environmentally friendly driving continues to grow, as more plug-in hybrid and electric cars appear in dealer showrooms. But range anxiety invariably edges into your subconscious. Can I make my daily commute by going all-electric? Or […]

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On the road driving the Mitsubishi i
22 Apr

Driving the 2012 Mitsubishi i-MiEV Long Distances

How far can we drive in a day in a car that only has a range of 70 miles? The Mitsubishi i-MiEV is an all-electric vehicle (EV) with a range of approximately 60 miles under optimal conditions and is ideally suited for shorter trips in the urban canyons of big cities due to its diminutive […]

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2012_nissan_leaf_limo
01 Nov

World’s First All-Electric Nissan Leaf Limousine

Photo credit: Imperial LimoLand Imperial Coach Builders of Springfield, Mo. made headlines in June when it created the world’s first all-electric stretch limousine. “We took a regular Nissan LEAF electric,” said Nathan Daily, the company’s head electrician, “And we cut it into two and basically extended the frame and everything to add a center section […]

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