Electric Car Insider Magazine - Electric Vehicle and Hybrid Cars Buyers Guide

EVs have a powerful competitive advantage. Raving Fans.

Posted 07-17-2017 in Articles by Editor

There's something that distinguishes electric vehicles from every other segment of the automobile industry. A powerful force that has driven annual YoY growth between 60-100% every year for the past five years. A competitive advantage that has seen several of the vehicles receive the highest driver and reviewer satisfaction reports ever measured. Raving Fans.

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Volvo Announces 100% of Models to be Electrified by 2019

Posted 07-17-2017 in News by Editor

"This announcement marks the end of the solely combustion-engine-powered car," said HÃ¥kan Samuelsson, President and CEO of Volvo Cars, in a conference call outlining the company's global electrification strategy. "People increasingly demand electrified cars, and we want to respond to our customers' current and future needs." According to the release, the plan includes introducing electrification technology across their product line. The company also said it will develop a new range of smaller electric cars and build an all-electric car for sale by 2019.

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Eyeballing It: Tips on Installing Your HOV Stickers

Posted 07-17-2017 in Articles by Editor

Are you one of those gifted types that can freehand a long, level, straight line with one smooth effortless stroke of a paintbrush? Not me. I need all the help I can get to keep things straight around here. So when it came to adorning each of our EVs with California HOV stickers, I had to resort to tricks that I learned through net wisdom and from a couple of friends that are graphic artists.

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10k discounts appearing on Nissan Leaf

Posted 07-17-2017 in News by Editor

Nissan dealers throughout the US are starting to offer $10,000 discounts on the all-electric Leaf sedan through group buys and special offers through utilities. With Federal and state tax credits, a purchaser could chop as much as 65% off the purchase price, paying as little as $13,000 for a brand new car. Especially noteworthy is that the Leaf is a well-appointed, comfortable, high-tech car, not a bare-bones economy model.

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There's an App for that - Finding EV charge stations

Posted 07-17-2017 in Articles by Editor

Finding a charge station for an EV is usually really easy. Go out to your garage, pick up the coupler and plug it in. But for those infrequent occasions when you need to charge up during the day as you're out and about running errands, locating a charger takes more than just looking toward the nearest main intersection. Fortunately, there's an app for that.

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