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Leaf EV Range Could Triple in Near Future

Leaf EV Range Could Triple in Near Future

Renault-Nissan Alliance, maker of the all-electric Nissan Leaf, will equip its famous EV with a much stronger battery within the next few years. CEO Carlos Ghosn told a Japanese journalist…

Battery Breakthrough Could Triple EV Range

Battery Breakthrough Could Triple EV Range

A battery expert from MIT and a fellow scientist have come up with an inexpensive battery pack that could be a game-changer for the electric vehicle market. Dr. Qichao Hu…

Oct. Car Sales Up, EV Sales Surge in Calif., Ga.

Oct. Car Sales Up, EV Sales Surge in Calif., Ga.

All official numbers are not yet in, but industry experts predict that October will log a 6 percent increase in vehicle sales in the U.S. The big winners are Chrysler…

Tesla Wins Again: Lowest ‘Price-per-Range’ Ratio

Tesla Wins Again: Lowest ‘Price-per-Range’ Ratio

According to a recent study by MojoMotors, the Tesla Model S offers the greatest range per dollar of price among all electric vehicles. The rankings were created by simply dividing…

Tesla Gigafactory Decision: It’s Reno!

Tesla Gigafactory Decision: It’s Reno!

Tesla Motors announced today that it would build its massive new battery facility in Reno, Nev. The state offered the carmaker at least $1.2 billion in financial incentives that will…

Breaking: Nissan Leaf Range 186 Miles by 2016

Breaking: Nissan Leaf Range 186 Miles by 2016

International media sources are reporting that Nissan will release a revamped Leaf electric automobile that features a fresh exterior design and a 186-mile range. When the new model goes on…

Battery Co. Sakti3: A 480-Mile EV Will Happen

Battery Co. Sakti3: A 480-Mile EV Will Happen

The founder of Michigan-based battery maker Sakti3 announced this week that the company would manufacture solid-state lithium packs that could double the range of a typical electric car like the…

Formula E Set for Sept. 13 Beijing Debut

Formula E Set for Sept. 13 Beijing Debut

Formula E racing is set to begin its debut season on Sept. 13 in Beijing, China. Race officials disclosed that BMW would utilize Qualcomm Halo wireless charging to replenish battery…

Volkswagen, SunPower Join Forces for Solar Driving

Volkswagen, SunPower Join Forces for Solar Driving

The second-biggest solar manufacturer in the U.S., SunPower Corp., is teaming with Germany’s Volkswagen AG to show consumers how to make driving a truly green experience. Volkswagen will soon begin…

‘Secret’ Plan for Chevy Sonic EV?

‘Secret’ Plan for Chevy Sonic EV?

If industry buzz is correct, Chevrolet is seriously considering an all-electric Sonic for its 2016 lineup. Currently, Chevy sells the Spark EV, Volt EREV, and Cadillac ELR, which is also…

Will Tesla Gigafactory Go to Calif.?

Will Tesla Gigafactory Go to Calif.?

A Tesla Motors official has said that California has “caught up” with other states who are candidates for Tesla’s massive battery plant and its attendant 6,500 jobs. California Governor Jerry…

Three Carmakers Eye EV Charging Standard

Three Carmakers Eye EV Charging Standard

Nissan, BMW and Tesla have jointly announced that the three carmakers are working together toward a unified EV charging standard. Most industry analysts think that a single charging protocol will…

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