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ElectricThese Are the Most Satisfying EVs According to Owners
A large majority of people who own a plug-in hybrid or electric vehicle —82 percent to be exact—say they “definitely will” consider purchasing another EV in the future, according to the inaugural J.D. Power U.S. Electric Vehicle Experience Ownership Study released today in collaboration with PlugShare. Nearly 10,000 owners of …
On this day in history: July 30
  • 1908: The Thomas Flyer and George Schuster win the NY to Paris Race after 169 days and 22,000 miles.
  • 2003: Construction of the last Volkswagen Beetle (first generation) at the Puebla plant in Mexico
NewsAJAC Announces Canadian Green Car and Utility Vehicle of 2020
The Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) has revealed the identity of the 2020 Canadian Green Car of the Year and Canadian Green Utility Vehicle of the Year. The trophies were awarded virtually via Facebook instead of a live ceremony at the Vancouver International Auto Show, which was previously cancelled …
BuzzThis Nissan LEAF is a Rolling Christmas Tree
Do we need to remind you what a bad year Nissan has had? Fraud scandals involving some of its top officials, freefalling profits, 10,000 jobs to be cut around the world, cars being dropped from the lineup. In the U.S., Nissan will even suspend operations for two days in January …
Technology/Autonomous VehiclesElectric Cars: Key Terms Explained
You know what displacement, horsepower and L/100 km all mean. These automotive terms exist since, well, pretty much the invention of automobiles. Electric cars are a different creature, however. They have their own unique features and a unique vocabulary. A Few Definitions Fossil fuels are out, electrons are in! Let’s …
NewsOver 40,000 Plug-In Cars Sold in Canada so Far in 2019
Fueled—or should we say energized?—by the new federal rebate of $5,000 introduced on May 1, electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles sales in Canada are exceeding 40,000 units so far in 2019. More precisely, the total of confirmed or estimated EV/PHEV sales during the first nine months reached approximately 40,500, a …
NewsAJAC Announces Canadian Green Car and Utility Vehicle of 2019
On Tuesday, the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) crowned the 2019 Canadian Green Car of the Year and Canadian Green Utility Vehicle of the Year during media day at the Vancouver International Auto Show. First, the Nissan LEAF edged two Honda models, the Clarity and Insight, to win the …
NewsThe Car Guide’s 2019 Best Buys: Nissan LEAF
As electric vehicles are gaining in popularity in Canada, we’re seeing a growing number of models arriving on the market through the course of 2019. And many of them offer a driving range approaching that of a conventional vehicle. Every year, The Car Guide’s team publishes its Best Buys in …
NewsNissan Canada Announces Pricing for the Longer-range LEAF PLUS
Last January, Nissan revealed the LEAF PLUS equipped with a 62-kWh battery, allowing for a maximum driving range of 363 kilometres on a single charge. Up until now, the second-generation LEAF and its 40-kWh battery pack yielded a driving range of up to 243 km. In addition, the LEAF PLUS …
ElectricSay Hello to the Nissan LEAF Open Car… Convertible!
In Tokyo, during a forum celebrating the 100,000-unit sales milestone of the Nissan LEAF since it was introduced in 2010, the automaker presented a special car for the occasion. In front of about 100 people, including government officials and company executives who were participating in a discussion to create a …
New Models2018 Nissan LEAF Finally Unveiled
We were waiting for it for some time now. After all, it’s the world’s best-selling, fully electric vehicle, with more than 280,000 units sold across the globe, and 5400 sold in Canada since its launch in 2010. The LEAF successfully made its mark in a very competitive segment. During a …
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