Posts Tagged featured

2015 Nissan LEAF

2015 Nissan LEAF Deals To Spur Sales

CarsDirect posted earlier this month price guidance for those who are considering buying or leasing a 2015 Nissan LEAF. Sales of LEAF this year decreased significantly compared to 2014 (see graph below). Part of the equation are newly expired leases on LEAFs with up to $7,000 credit/discounts. There are plenty…

1 day ago by Mark Kane 30

Plug-In Electric Car Sales Booming Worldwide

Plug-In Electric Car Sales Booming Worldwide

Charged EVs noted that despite the US plug-in electric car market being flat this year, worldwide sales of plug-ins are booming. We assembled the graph of plug-in car sales in the world and US using our exclusive InsideEVs Monthly Plug-In Sales Scorecard. As it turns out, this year sales are…

2 days ago by Mark Kane 24

Toyota Prius Plug-in hybrid

Report: Next Gen Toyota Prius To Have 30-35 Miles Of Range

Here is what we know for sure.  Production of the current generation of the plug-in Toyota Prius ended in June.  The next generation Prius PHV won’t arrive until late in 2016 at best, but will feature both an undisclosed amount of additional range and a slightly higher extended range MPG (~55). Today,…

1 week ago by Jay Cole 66

Carlos Ghosn Linkin interview header

Nissan CEO: “Best Battery Maker Is LG Chem” – Wait, What?

A lot of waves have been made lately after Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn made some remarks about the expanding capacity of future batteries to be found inside the next generation Nissan LEAF, and the company’s potential tie-up on that project with South Korean battery maker LG Chem. Specifically Ghosn said the following in…

1 week ago by Jay Cole 79

A Slightly New Look For The Roadster Aids In Reaching The Mythical 400 Mile Range Figure

Next-Generation Tesla Roadster Coming In 4 Years

Buried in the press release announcing a slew of Tesla Model S changes, including a 90 kWh Battery and Ludicrous Mode, there was one mention of the next-generation Tesla Roadster: “There is of course one speed faster than ludicrous, but that is reserved for the next generation Roadster in 4…

1 week ago by Eric Loveday 56