Posts by Jay Cole

Kia Soul EV charging

The Fast Lane Car Reviews 2015 Kia Soul EV – Video

Last month, Kia rolled out the Soul EV in several countries worldwide.  And as such, reviews are starting to come in about the 93 mile car from Korea. Of note: Our own digging around EPA testing documents showed that the Kia gets an astounding 103.4 miles worth of all electric…

6 days ago by Jay Cole 20

Nissan e-NV200

The Nissan e-NV200 Zips To 60 MPH in… (video)

Over the years we have published a lot of reports on plug-in car performance results…but never on a van. Check out Nissan’s all-electric van - the e-NV200, which went on sale this month in Japan as it zips to 60 mph.  Ok, perhaps ‘zips’ isn’t the best adjective, but considering it…

1 week ago by Jay Cole 8

leaf getting nismo'd 4

Nissan LEAF Nismo Acceleration Test – Video

The Nissan LEAF Nismo is a performance version of the LEAF – which unfortunately is only available in Japan at the moment. The Nismo package brings mostly a new, more aggressive aero package (that we kinda like), but also a reprogrammed/sport tuned VCM (Vehicle Control Module). Cost for a full conversion?  About…

2 weeks ago by Jay Cole 13

Mercedes-Benz C350 PHEV Get Revealed (via Paultan.org)

Mercedes-Benz C350 Plug-In Sheds Its Camo, Launches In 2015

The all-new Mercedes-Benz C350 Plug-In Hybrid has was revealed without heavy camouflage for the first time earlier this month at an international media ride and drive. Caught by the sharp-eyed fellows at Paultan.org (who do a really terrific job of report on the EV scene from Malaysia), the “baby” S-Class PHEV debuted…

2 weeks ago by Jay Cole 17