Update: 2016 Nissan Leaf

Top Selling EV Gets Updates on Battery Life and Range The Nissan Leaf, which has sold more pure electric cars in the U.S. than any other manufacturer, is boosting the range on its 2016 model in the U.S. by bumping up the battery size and efficiency. This new Leaf will get an ... Read More...

Two Wheels Get Electric Too

Italian Electric Takes Superbike High Road; Harley Quiets Down & Looks For New Riders It is official. The age of the electric vehicle is here. And it’s now available with two wheels. You need look no further than Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where Harley-Davidson unveiled the LiveWire, its first electric motorcycle. For further validation ... Read More...

My Top 10 High-MPG Cars of 2013

My Year of Driving the Latest Electric, Gasoline and Diesel Technology Cars. What a year! No one should doubt that 2013 was a breakthrough year for advanced technology vehicles, whether running on electricity, gasoline, diesel or some combination of the three.  The choices expanded, prices dropped and infrastructure exploded (for plug-ins). ... Read More...

What Is Start-Stop in a Car?

Start-Stop Is an Invasion That's Started – And We’re Not Talking About Hybrids. It's coming and it's coming in a big way. Ford announced last week (Dec. 12, 2013) that 70 percent of its North American vehicle lineup will feature start-stop by 2017, which is essentially tomorrow in the automotive world ... Read More...