October 2013

48 kWh LEAF in your future?

October 27, 2013
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Nissan stuffs 48kWh battery into LEAF The Nissan Barcelona Technical Centre crew took three LEAFs to the Spain based ECOseries race series this season. Two of the vehicles were essentially stock with slight modifications to improve vehicle aerodynamics and reduce weight. The third was tweaked in the other direction for the final race of the […]

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Chevy Spark EV and Fiat 500e drives

October 6, 2013
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A quick comparison The National Plug In Day in San Diego last weekend was well attended by existing electric vehicle (EV) owners, and those considering them. Many manufacturers were represented (primarily by sales consultants riding shotgun) as they provided vehicles to be driven or sometimes to be ridden in (Tesla Model S and BMW I3). […]

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