The Ford Focus Electric will be a 100-mile car come this fall, the Nissan Leaf became a 107-mile car last year, and the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV is promising a range of 200 miles. And as we reported earlier and BMW now confirms, its funky i3 will come with a more potent lithium-ion battery for 2017, upping possible range from 81 miles to an estimated 114 miles.
The 2016 Ford Focus Electric serves as an all-electric version of Ford's Focus compact car. It's available at 900 Ford dealerships across North America. New for 2016 The 2016 Ford Focus Electric receives Ford's updated Sync 3 infotainment system as standard along with a few new paint colors.
It’s likely that Smart will continue to build the previous-generation Fortwo Electric Drive at its assembly plant in Hambach, France, through this calendar year. It could also continue production of the Electric Drive well into 2016, up until production of the new-generation Electric Drive ramps up.
UK’s bestselling hybrid is coming to America this summer in its plug-in form; The 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV. See more Outlander PHEV photos here! UK’s bestselling hybrid is coming to America this summer in its plug-in form; The 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV.
The 2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class sedan was awarded the NHTSA’s highest rating overall rating of five stars. The IIHS considered the 2017 C-Class a 2017 Top Safety Pick because the sedan received the highest rating of Good in the small overlap front, moderate overlap front, side, roof strength, head restraints and seats crash tests.
The upgraded Golf GTE is all about good news really, but Volkswagen has yet to say whether it will make it to the U.S. or not. Chances are it won’t cross the pond in the current generation, meaning customers will have to settle for the all-electric e-Golf for the time being.
Here’s the best pure electric cars available in Australia. If we learned anything from the 2017 Paris motor Show, it’s that pure electric cars are shaping up as a sound bet for the future. Numerous countries worldwide offer incentives for buying and driving electric vehicles (EVs), but as yet Australia’s Federal Government offers no motivation to own one.
Poor sales of the Kia Soul EV were not helped when distribution expanded in 2015 from California alone, to Oregon, Washington, Georgia, Texas and Hawaii. In fall 2015, four more states were added, with about 20 dealerships in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Maryland starting to offer the electric car. Yet, Kia Soul EV sales have essentially remained flat.