Road Test: 2016 NISSAN LEAF SL

Longer Range, Improved Battery A short six years ago Nissan launched the Leaf during a time when electric vehicles (EVs) were a curiosity and under no stretch of the imagination guaranteed to still be around in 2016. Fast forward to today where one auto manufacturer (Tesla) offers only EVs, another dozen ... Read More...

Tech: How Long Do Hybrid Batteries Last?

And Are They Expensive To Replace? Most gasoline-electric hybrid vehicle drivers will at some point ask these questions: How long do hybrid batteries last? Are they expensive to replace? Short Answer: It depends on the make and model of your car, whether you have a warranty, whether you can get cash or ... Read More...

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...

Coda Battery-Electric Sedan Review

By Tom Bartley (3/8/12) I drove the Coda battery-electric car and talked to the Coda representatives extensively during the San Diego auto show. The Coda headquarters are in Los Angeles, the body and many components are Chinese, and their assembly is done in Benicia, California, less than an hour from Tesla’s ... Read More...