First Drive: 2019 Nissan Leaf Plus

Update: Pricing Released--Starting at $36,550  Editor’s Note: Nissan wanted us to drive the New Leaf Plus so bad that they flew us down to San Diego, put us up in a nice hotel and fed us and gave us a brand-new Leaf to drive. Pricing was just released March 1) Update: Nissan's ... Read More...

Geneva Motor Show: Polestar 2 Revealed

Electric Performance Sedan Aims for Volume Polestar, the electric performance brand from the Volvo Car Group and Zhejiang Geely Holding, revealed its first all-electric vehicle, the Polestar 2, this week.  It is a midsize four-door sedan priced at roughly $63,000. It will be initially offered with a 72 kilowatt-hour (kWh) actively-cooled ... Read More...

Tech: Specs for 2019 Nissan Leaf Plus

This is the latest information on the new 2019 Nissan Leaf Plus, which we just reviewed here. Mechanical Mechanical and Platform S SV SL High-response 110 kW AC synchronous electric motor (EM57) S 62 kWh laminated lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery, 192 cells S 214 horsepower @ TBD rpm S 250 lb-ft of torque @ 800 – 4,000 rpm S 6.6 kW onboard charger (6.0 kW ... Read More...

News: First 2019 Hyundai Nexo FCEV Delivered in NorCal

A Long-Shot in the Electric Car Race Hyundai began delivery of its second-generation fuel cell SUV, the 2019 Hyundai Nexo this week.  The first customer in Northern California to take delivery, obstetrician/gynecologist Dr. Steven Vo, is a long-time zero-emissions vehicle enthusiast.  Dr. Vo said, “This will be my third zero emissions ... Read More...

Road Test: 2019 Ford Ranger

Power, Price and Performance in a Midsized Truck It’s been almost seven years since Ford discontinued the Ranger small pickup and decided to concentrate on the full-sized F-series, the best-selling pickup in the US going on 40 years. Now Ford is back in the midsized truck market with the 2019 Ford ... Read More...