It’s been nearly two years since Fisker Automotive declared
bankruptcy after it sold just 1,700 cars sold. After bankruptcy, the company
was purchased by Wanxieng America, a subsidiary of the Chinese auto parts
giant, Wanxieng Group. From the start, Wanxieng made it clear that it planned
to bring the company back from the graveyard, although we’re only now getting
word on how and when that might happen.Last week, Fisker announced that it will change it...
The attendance for this year’s annual National Drive
Electric Week (NDEW) topped 130,000 people worldwide—easily beating last year’s
participation.In nearly 200 cities, curious drivers were able to learn
about plug-in electric vehicles and take test drives. The event is organized by Plug In America,
the Sierra Club, and the Electric Auto Association. The 2015 event took place from September 10 to 15.At the Los Angeles festivity, Nissan...
Nissan announced last week that the 2016 edition of the Leaf
will offer buyers the choice to upgrade to a larger battery pack, providing
about 107 miles of driving range. The larger 30-kWh battery pack will come
standard on all SV and SL models, while the base S trim will retain the same
24-kWh hour pack found in previous models, going back to 2010.The larger pack, with its EPA-estimated range of 107 miles,
would give Nissan’s EV the longest range ...
Do you remember the Fisker Karma? That’s the $100,000 luxury
high-performance plug-in hybrid that garnered a ton of attention a few years
ago. Its long list of celebrity owners includes Leonardo DiCaprio and Cee Lo Green. The
company went bankrupt in 2013, after producing about 2,500 units. Today, you
can find 10 or more Fisker Karmas on eBay for an average price of about
$50,000.The Fisker Karma is powered by a pair of 161-horsepower