Tag: electric cars

Op-Ed: Mitsubishi is setting a dangerous precedent by repurposing performance nameplates like Evolution, Eclipse

During next month’s Tokyo Motor Show, Mitsubishi will introduce a vehicle that puts the EV in Evolution and the con in concept. For the second time this year, the struggling Japanese automaker has announced a name that once belonging to a beloved performance car will be appropriated for an entirely […]

Video: Nissan’s ‘Canto’ EV artificial engine sound technology debuts at 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

Nissan is well aware of the lack of noise most modern EV’s produce even when whizzing by. However, in order to safely give pedestrians a “heads-up” for an approaching car, the automaker hasn’t opted for artificial engine rumble – it has chosen song. At this year’s Tokyo Motor Show, Nissan […]

First Look: BMW gets sporty and stylish with refreshed 2018 i3 and all-new i3s

As federal emission regulations tighten in the U.S. and around the world for that matter, electrification isn’t so much an option for global automakers as it is an unofficial mandate that they’re being arm-twisted into accepting. Despite the ravenous excitement around Tesla’s Models S, X and 3, mainstream manufacturers still […]

First Look: Nissan’s all-new Leaf is ready to take on the Chevy Bolt and an ever-growing list of EV competitors

Nissan is turning over a new Leaf this fall, one with sharper edges, new colors, a small carbon footprint and enhanced driver-assistance technology. Unlike the dead follicles that will soon bury your lawn, this Leaf is not a leaf at all but rather Nissan’s all-electric hatchback. Redesigned for 2018, this […]

First Look: On sale by decade’s end, the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC F-Cell bridges the gap between today and tomorrow

Two things about the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC F-Cell are potential game changers within the hydrogen-powered vehicle landscape. First, this pre-production SUV is actually good looking, which means that Honda and Toyota don’t have much of an excuse for the styling of the Clarity and Mirai. Second, the GLC F-Cell runs […]

Head-to-Head: Chevrolet Bolt vs. Chevrolet Volt; which is the better EV?

While some automakers are working on introducing their first electric vehicles, Chevrolet already has two models that boast significant battery-only driving range and their names even rhyme. Besides their badges and the last three letters of their names, the Volt and the Bolt EV don’t have much in common. Besides […]