plug-in cars

 
2017 Tesla Model 3 "first production" car, in photo tweeted by Elon Musk on July 9, 2017

Tesla Model 3 performance version coming next year, says Musk

The Tesla Model 3 has finally reached production, albeit in small numbers. However, there's more to come from the electric-car maker's most affordable model. While Tesla begins to ramp up production of the Model 3 in Long Range trim, with an EPA-estimated 310-mile range, the automaker is also... read more

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2018 Nissan Leaf ProPilot Assist

2018 Nissan Leaf will arrive with ProPilot Assist self-driving capability

There's a new nugget of information surrounding the 2018 Nissan Leaf, but it doesn't have to do with its battery, range, or its powertrain at all. Instead, it's all about... read more June 23, 2017 by


 
2011 Nissan Leaf and 2011 Chevy Volt, with charging station visible; photo by George Parrott

Why Your Electric Car May Talk To Your Utility Behind Your Back: It'll Save You Money

Cars are remarkably dumb and uncommunicative objects. They only started having any situational awareness of what's around them--other vehicles in the blind spot, for... read more July 31, 2014 by


 
Frame from 2014 Cadillac ELR video on YouTube, with actor Neil McDonough

Even Cadillac Marketing Chief Worried About 'Provocative' ELR Ad

Turns out that even the marketing chief at Cadillac was "troubled" by the ad it ran during the recent Oscars and Sochi Olympics broadcasts. The goal, according to Cadillac's... read more March 7, 2014 by


 
2014 Cadillac ELR

Cadillac Sweetens 2014 ELR Deal With Free Home-Charging Station

With a base price of $75,995 (including destination), the 2014 Cadillac ELR luxury coupe costs more than twice as much as the Chevrolet Volt it shares much of its running... read more January 28, 2014 by


 
2014 Cadillac ELR at Detroit-Hamtramck

2014 Cadillac ELR Luxury Coupe Begins Shipping To Dealers

General Motors' Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant has begun shipping the 2014 Cadillac ELR luxury coupe to dealers, ahead of the car's January on-sale date. The beginning of... read more December 17, 2013 by


 
Simulation of Tesla Model S as a police cruiser

Is The Tesla Model S Electric Car The Perfect Police Cruiser?

The city manager of tony Atherton, California, thinks he'd like some new police cruisers. In fact, George Rodericks suggested to the San Jose Mercury News, "I'd love to see... read more November 6, 2013 by


 
2014 Cadillac ELR

2014 Cadillac ELR Active Noise Cancellation Tech: Video

Electric motors are very quiet, which is a good thing for passengers and a bad thing for engineers. Without the typical sounds of an internal combustion engines, a whole... read more October 17, 2013 by


 
2014 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid

Porsche: Hybrid Versions Of Every Model Planned In Brand's Future

Porsche is going hybrid—with plug-in hybrid versions of all its major models, eventually. And yes, that means not just the upcoming 918 Spyder and the 2014 Porsche... read more May 16, 2013 by


 
Fisker Atlantic concept unveiling before New York Auto Show, April 2012

Fisker Atlantic Concept: 2012 New York Auto Show Live Photos

Will the Fisker Atlantic bring a fledgling green-luxury carmaker to profitability? Will it be built? Some analysts and industry experts are still skeptical, but if you ask... read more April 4, 2012 by


 
2012 BMW ActiveE  -  Driven in Monterey, February 2012

2012 BMW ActiveE: First Drive

If you’ve driven a Nissan Leaf, you’ll agree that while the near-instantaneous torque provided by its electric motor system from standstill can be intoxicating in... read more February 4, 2012 by


 
Cloud-based energy optimization

Cloud-Controlled Energy Saving From Google And Ford

It's 7am, and your alarm is blaring to raise you bleary-eyed from your slumber. You grab breakfast, chuck some clothes on and get ready to head to work. As you step into your... read more May 12, 2011 by


 
2012 Volvo V60 PHEV

Watch: 2012 Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid Comes With A Smartphone App

Just yesterday, our colleagues at All Cars Electric gave readers a sneak-peek of the 2012 Volvo V60 plug-in hybrid, an intriguing new wagon that promises to earn up to 745... read more February 22, 2011 by


 
Susan Sarandon

Cougarwatch: Susan Sarandon Hooks Up With Auto Entrepreneur's Son

Full disclosure: we love Susan Sarandon. Without her, Rocky Horror would've been short an ingenue, and The Hunger would've been missing its key behavioral scientist/vampire... read more December 24, 2009 by


 
 

 
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