By Brad Berman ·
September 10, 2009

European Carmakers Embrace Plug-in Cars


The growing list of part- or pure-electric cars to be displayed at next week’s Frankfurt Auto Show establishes a new litmus test for green cars at auto shows: Cars without plugs are behind the times.

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By Brad Berman ·
August 03, 2009

Blogosphere Responds to Nissan’s Electric Car


No longer an amorphous concept, Nissan’s electric car can now be stacked up against other hybrids and plug-in cars for its look and feel, features, and likely cost. The reviews from the blogosphere—usually an irreverent crowd—were mixed.

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By Brad Berman ·
August 01, 2009

First Photos and Video of All-Electric Nissan Leaf

After months of anticipation, Nissan today unveiled the Nissan Leaf, a medium-size all-electric hatchback that seats five adults and has a range of 100 miles. Check out first photos and video.

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By Brad Berman ·
August 07, 2008

Nissan's First Dedicated Homegrown Hybrid

By most accounts, Nissan missed the ball on hybrids. Today, the company has a single hybrid car available to consumers, the Nissan Altima Hybrid, but it’s only offered in eight states. But the company is looking very determined to make up for lost time. This week, Nissan gave journalists a glimpse of how its first dedicated hybrid-specific vehicle might work.

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By Brad Berman ·
March 18, 2008

Electric Cars at Un-Green NY Auto Show

The 2008 New York Auto Show, opening this week, will mostly focus on model redesigns while pushing hybrids and other fuel-sipping models to the margins. There’s one notable exception: the show will feature a number of electric vehicles.

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