In a move that could change everything in the auto industry, Ford decided to offer its Lincoln MKZ hybrid for the same price it offers the standard version of the car.
Why is this a big deal?
Traditionally, hybrid vehicles have cost anywhere from $5,000 to $10,000+ more than their standard gasoline only versions. While some say that Ford’s [...]
Finally an announcement of price for the new Nissan Leaf. So where does it land? Just over $25,000.
Available in December, the Leaf may become a game changer in the electric vehicle market. It’s base price is actually $32,780, but it’s eligible for a $7,500 federal tax credit that will drop the price of this car [...]
It almost seems like it’s becoming a perpetual problem now. Global warming is causing Arctic ice to melt, the melting ice is allowing methane gas (a greenhouse gas) to be released from the sea floor, which in turn leads to more global warming.
Scientists have recently discovered a huge amount of methane [...]
Enter a new breed of automobiles. The Nissan Leaf.
So what’s it all about?
The Nissan Leaf is a full electric car, it’s not a hybrid. As marketed by Nissan, it has ‘No Tailpipe’. The vehicle is powered by a 24kW-h/90 kW lithium ion battery pack that drives an 80 kW/110 hp electric motor. It’s capable of [...]