|NISSAN CELEBRATES WITH MORE THAN 60,000 U.S. LEAF OWNERS DURING 'NATIONAL DRIVE ELECTRIC WEEK'|
|NASHVILLE, Tennessee – More than 60,000 U.S. consumers have 'kicked gas' and are now driving the all-electric Nissan LEAF. To celebrate National Drive Electric Week, held Sept. 15-21, Nissan is the exclusive automotive sponsor for more than 130 grassroots events scheduled for markets across the U.S. and abroad.
National Drive Electric Week, formerly National Plug In Day, started in 2011 as a series of local events aimed at spreading the word about plug-in vehicles. The annual event, wh...[Read more...]|
|Panasonic And Tesla Reach Agreement To Expand Supply Of Automotive-Grade Battery Cells|
| ||OSAKA, Japan / PALO ALTO, Calif. -- Panasonic Corporation and Tesla Motors today announced that the two companies have reached an agreement in which Panasonic will expand its supply of automotive-grade lithium-ion battery cells to Tesla. With this agreement, the two companies update and expand their 2011 arrangement to now supply nearly 2 billion cells over the course of four years. The lithium-ion battery cells purchased from Panasonic will be used to power the award winning Model S as w...[Read more...]|
|Renault-Nissan Alliance Sells Its 100,000Th Zero-Emission Car|
|◾American graduate student took delivery of the 100,000th electric vehicle
◾Renault-Nissan EVs outsell all other major automakers combined
◾Nissan LEAF remains world's best-selling EV
◾With its latest EV ZOE, Renault expands its zero-emission lineup and reinforces its leadership in Europe
ATLANTA – The Renault-Nissan Alliance has sold i...[Read more...]|
|BMW POWERS DOWN THE COST OF ELECTROMOBILITY|
|Woodcliff Lake, NJ – 3:00 am EDT/12:00 am PDT July 22, 2013… BMW today announced pricing for the ground-breaking BMW i3 electric vehicle. The Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (without Destination & Handling) in the US will be $41,350, before any federal or state incentives. The Destination & Handling fee in the US is currently $925.
'The BMW i3 heralds the dawn of a new era for individual mobility and for the BMW Group. True to a genuine BMW, the BMW i3 has strong emotional appea...[Read more...]|
|Consumer Reports: Tesla Model S Earns Top Overall Test Score|
| ||Model S delivers the performance of a sports car, versatility of a wagon and better energy- efficiency than the best hybrids
YONKERS, N.Y., May 9, 2013 - The Tesla Model S, an all-electric luxury sports car, has earned the highest score in Consumer Reports' ratings: a 99 out of 100.
The $89,650 EV, built by a small automaker in Palo Alto, California, performed better, or just as well overall, as any other vehicle—of any kind—ever tested by Consumer Reports.
'The Tesla Mode...[Read more...]|