Norway Loves The Nissan Leaf More Than Tesla's Model S Now

In September, Norwegians bought more Tesla Model Ss than any other car – even only 616 were shifted. But it got to the point where the wait list is so long that Teslas are selling for more used than new there. It turns out, though, that it's not necessarily a Tesla-Norway love affair. » 11/03/13 3:00pm 11/03/13 3:00pm

Turns Out No One Wants To Rent An Electric Car

Guess Nissan doesn't have to worry about the Leaf becoming the ubiquitous rental car anytime soon. Leafs on lots across the country are gathering dust because even rental customers have range anxiety. » 10/14/13 12:20pm 10/14/13 12:20pm

The Nissan Leaf NISMO RC Is A Legit EV Racer

I'm proud to be one of the few people to have have tracked a stock Nissan Leaf. This is sort of like being proud to be one of the few people who've entered a Pomeranian in a dog fight — at best, people may look at you with disgust. But now I've driven the Leaf NISMO RC, and I know a track-worthy Leaf is possible. » 8/28/13 1:30pm 8/28/13 1:30pm

Could The Infiniti Q30 Be The Next Integra?

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place at 9:00 AM. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 8/08/13 9:16am 8/08/13 9:16am

NISMO Nissan Leaf Is The Leaf I Wanted At The Drag Strip

It looks like Nissan's future-predicting brain implants work, since they seem to have taken my desires for a faster Leaf from this past Saturday's drag racing and turned it into a bunch of parts that make the Leaf must less embarrassing on the track. And probably the road. » 6/26/13 10:04am 6/26/13 10:04am

This Nissan Leaf Ad Will Fix All Of Sim City's Horrible Problems


Great news everyone! Remember that game you all so loved, the new SimCity, what with its always-on requirements, Orwellian DRM, small scale, and general unpleasantness? Well now you can make it even better, with the first free downloadable content — a Nissan Leaf ad! » 4/27/13 10:10am 4/27/13 10:10am

Nissan's In Hot Water With Leaf Owners In Hot-Ass Arizona

This week marks the beginning of U.S. production for the 2013 Nissan Leaf electric vehicle, something the automaker excitedly announced in a press release today. But while workers in Smyrna, Tennessee gear up to make the cars and their batteries, a group of owners in Arizona say they're still angry with the way their… » 1/09/13 3:40pm 1/09/13 3:40pm

Electric Car Owners Fight Like Children On The Internet Just Like The…

The debate over how far you can drive in an electric car is one that will likely take years to resolve, if ever. Think of it as a modern day equivalent of the '60s horsepower wars, or the U.S.-Soviet nuclear arms race — only not that badass. » 10/11/12 10:00am 10/11/12 10:00am

Toyota Sells More New Prius C In Three Days Than Chevy Sells Volts In…

Sales of the Chevy Volt remain so weak that even with higher gas prices, GM had to shut production down for five weeks. Compare that to the brand new compact Toyota Prius C, which outsold a month's worth of Volts and Nissan Leafs in just three days. Beware the Ides of March. » 3/16/12 1:40pm 3/16/12 1:40pm

The Nissan Leaf is New York City’s newest taxi

Starting in Spring 2012, six Nissan Leaf electric cars will begin service as regular cabs in New York City, bringing all-electric driving to the busy metered masses of Manhattan. It's part of a test program to see how all-electric vehicles fare as taxis with further electrification of the New York City taxi fleet to… » 12/26/11 8:00am 12/26/11 8:00am

Reverse Graffiti: Painting cars out of pollution

Reverse Graffiti, sometimes known as "grime-writing," involves erasing away the soot, dirt, and pollution on a surface to create an image in the negative. Artist Moose Curtis and Fotorater founder Marc Cameron teamed up on commission from the Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazin and set four eco-cars in reverse on the walls of… » 9/21/11 3:30pm 9/21/11 3:30pm