|FIRST-EVER NISSAN LEAF OWNER SAYS HIS INTEREST IN EVS IS NOW 'PRACTICAL'|
|SAN JOSE, Calif. - Olivier Chalouhi bought the very first all-electric Nissan LEAF sold in the world. He lives in Northern California, and he placed his order online just after midnight on Aug. 31, 2010 when reservations opened for the car. He completed the purchase a few months later at Northbay Nissan in Petaluma, Calif.
He has had his LEAF now for three years. He and his wife have also grown their family to now include three children.
'You can put three kids in the car with no proble...[Read more...]|
|KELLEY BLUE BOOK NAMES 2013 KIA SPORTAGE ONE OF 10 BEST BACK-TO-SCHOOL CARS|
|◾Kia's Compact CUV is recognized for providing luxury and reliability at a 'student-friendly price'
IRVINE, Calif., August 8, 2013 – The award-winning Kia Sportage recently was named by Kelley Blue Book as one of the 10 Best Back-to-School Cars of 2013. The sporty compact crossover ranked sixth among its competitors, standing apart from the crowd with aggressive styling and a hard-to-find combination of fun-to-drive performance and impressive fuel economy.
'Kelley Blue Book's recog...[Read more...]|
|Vice Mayor Ms Cheng Hong Officially Welcomes Formula E To Beijing As Host City|
|BEIJING (June 1, 2013) - Vice Mayor Ms Cheng Hong today officially welcomed the FIA Formula E Championship to Beijing as one of 10 global cities to host the new fully-electric racing series, beginning in 2014.
In front of more than 400 guests and selected media, the agreement was signed during the prestigious closing ceremony of the China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS) attended by the Vice Mayor together with Ms Qiu Hong, Assistant Minister of Commerce of China and A...[Read more...]|
|Volvo Car Group Boosts Development Of Electrified Cars|
|Charging in 1.5 hours with unique fast charger and a more powerful motor
From 0-70 km/h in 5.9 seconds and a full recharge in only 1.5 hours - the first electric cars emerging from the strategic partnership of Volvo Cars and Siemens deliver on Volvo's commitment to electrification by enhancing acceleration and customer flexibility.
Beginning summer 2013, European leasing customers will drive and evaluate an upgraded demo fleet of 100 Volvo C30 fully electric cars. The unique technol...[Read more...]|
|Concours d'Elegance Announces 2013 Car Classes|
|Concours Car Selection Chair, Brian Joseph has announced the 2013 featured classes:
• London to Brighton Pre-1905
• Auburn/Cord: The One Offs
• Detroit Iron: American Classic Open 1928-1934 Cadillac, Chrysler, Lincoln & Packard
• Indianapolis Iron: American Classic Open 1928-1934 Duesenberg, Marmon & Stutz
• Motorcycles: Bobbers
• Vintage Nascar
• Drag Racing
• Past, Present & Future: Electric Cars
• Most Elegant Cars
• Porsche 911
- On the Road
- On the Track
• Honori...[Read more...]|