Tesla Superchargers Now Allow San Diego-To-Vancouver Electric Car Trips

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Can you drive from the Mexican border to the Canadian border for free? On Saturday, Tesla Model S drivers woke to find that radical idea was now a reality. Their cars' GPS systems confirmed that the corridor of Tesla Supercharger DC fast-charging stations along Interstate 5 from San Diego, California, to Vancouver, Ca...Read more

From Nissan Leaf To Tesla Model S: The Big Electric-Car Jump

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With more than a dozen plug-in cars on the market in California, this was the year we decided it was time to trade up--and swap one electric car for another. Since March 2011, our household fleet has consisted of a 2011 Nissan Leaf and a 2011 Chevrolet Volt. MORE: 2011 Nissan Leaf vs 2011 Chevy Volt: Strengths & W...Read more

Will GM's 2011 Chevy Volt Evolve Or Become A Costly Dead End?

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While the 2011 Chevy Volt will find its way to between 10,000 and 15,000 U.S. buyers, that's far from enough volume to make any car a production success--or to make it profitable. Most mainstream car models must sell 100,000 or more units a year to produce black ink. So to achieve a return on its investment in the inn...Read more

2012 Chevy Volt Price Cut: Pay Less, But Get A Lot Less

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While the price cut on the 2012 Chevrolet Volt electric car made headlines on Friday, there's more to the announcement than meets the eye. And the news gets worse after a look through the really small print. What many writers appear to have missed is that GM has actually "decontented" the base Volt that's now priced a...Read more

Will Sensual Design Details Lure Buyers Inside Greener Cars?

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One of the enduring stereotypes of economy cars is that they have to be boring to look at, and dismal to live in. But 2011 has brought us great transportation options that are green, fun to drive, and have impressive and eye-catching design details. And it's not just the exterior sheetmetal that counts. The interior, ...Read more