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2016 Nissan Leaf S30: New name, bigger battery, higher price

Nissan has upgraded the entry-level Leaf S model increasing the capacity of its lithium-ion battery pack from 24 kWh to 30 kWh – the same size as the one in the Leaf SV and SL. The new Leaf entry version, dubbed the S30, also adds the Quick Charge Package to its list of standard features. As the result of these enhancements, the base price of the 2016 Leaf Read more...

Rinspeed Oasis Concept Teased for 2017 CES

Being readied for a reveal at January's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the Rinspeed Oasis Concept represents what designer and Rinspeed boss, Frank M. Rinderknecht, sees as an evolution in personal transport. Created to thrive in a contemporary urban environment, Rinderknecht characterizes this multifaceted, self-driving EV as something akin to Read more...

We drove the 2017 Prius Prime in prototype form back in July, but we recently got a chance to play with one in the hills around Santa Barbara, California. Since July, Toyota has refined the specs a little bit: pure-EV mode gets you 25 miles of range, combined gas and electric range is around 640 miles, and the 133 MPGe rating is the highest of any electric Read more...

Designer Henrik Fisker announced plans to get back in the premium electric vehicle game with a new sports model that reportedly will leverage advances in lithium-ion battery technology to create a vehicle with a per-charge range in excess of 400 miles. The former head of Fisker Automobiles, which produced a high-end plug-in hybrid that went bankrupt in 2014 Read more...

Making its global debut in Paris, the Renault Trezor Concept pushes the boundaries on every level, and according to Laurens van den Acker, Senior VP of Corporate Design “prepares the way for the trends we are likely to see in our upcoming vehicles.” Drawing influences from the earlier Renault DeZir show car he crafted in 2010, this two-seat electric sports Read more...

Providing a first look at a revolutionary model that will go on sale in 2020, the Volkswagen I.D. Concept takes the automaker’s zero-emissions design thinking to an entirely different level. Making its global debut in Paris, this all-electric hatchback is the first vehicle to be built around VW’s new purpose-designed MEB – or “Modular Electric Drive” – Read more...