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2013 Nissan Leaf

Nissan’s electric lullaby we know as the Leaf isn’t the best selling car out there. In fact, plenty of people are saying it will be a flop like many others before it. The Japanese car maker has not been put off though, they’re...

By Lupica G. on Dec 13th, 2012
2012 Nissan Leaf

Ah electric cars, those annoying bits of a very particular niche market that seems to never be catching up with the rest of the automotive world. Some of them are fairly capable bits of technology but they’re all still suffering from the...

By Lupica G. on Oct 2nd, 2012
Nissan Leaf EV limo

Normally, when limousines are unveiled, regardless of the car used as a base’s make, model year, the final cost of the project or the toys inside, it’s a tuner that unveils it. In the case of the Nissan Leaf EV, it seems that somebody...

By Lupica G. on Jul 22nd, 2012
Fisker Karma

No, it’s just not happening. No matter how much wishful thinking they apply. No matter how much customers love the product. It just seems that no matter what… Fisker simply can’t move on ahead with the development of their...

By Lupica G. on Jun 5th, 2012
Chevrolet Volt

General Motors have been faced with hardship in promoting and marketing their Chevrolet Volt extended range capable EV time and time again. The latest situation derived from the problem with battery fire incidents that occurred well after a...

By Lupica G. on Jan 21st, 2012
2012 Fisker Karma

The Americans at Fisker had finally got their act together, announced the final specs of their Karma and even managed to deliver a few of them just before they were, once again, struck down. This time, the announcement didn’t come from...

By Lupica G. on Dec 25th, 2011
Chevrolet Spark EV

The recent story of the Chevrolet Volt EV having some problems with the battery have really pushed the guys at General Motors towards rethinking their strategy. In order to give the soon to be unveiled Chevrolet Spark EV a better chance at charming...

By Lupica G. on Dec 12th, 2011
Chevrolet Volt

General Motors may be making more expensive, faster, more luxurious cars than the Chevrolet Volt but they still consider it one of the feathers in its cap. Thus, in the recent situation with the NHTSA and battery fire issues is quite the problem...

By Lupica G. on Dec 2nd, 2011
Chevrolet Volt

The recent incident of the Chevrolet Volt catching fire after being put through its paces at the NHTSA testing facilities “sparked” up quite a few things. Though there’s not as much media frenzy as we’ve been expecting...

By Lupica G. on Nov 15th, 2011
Chevrolet Volt

When it comes to the automotive industry the NHTSA is like the scary monster, the big bad bully that would almost never let you keep your lunch money. It’s the sort of pressure that makes the automakers be on their best behavior while...

By Lupica G. on Nov 13th, 2011