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Ford Begins Shipping Electric Delivery Van

The New York Times | Nick Bunkley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

LIVONIA, Mich. -- The Chevrolet Volt and Nissan Leaf have gotten nearly all the attention, but they are not the only electric vehicles making their wa...

Green News Report: November 30, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: After failu...

LA Auto Show: Kick Some Tires on Thanksgiving

Michael Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Michael Rose

Now that the LA Auto Show is keeping its doors open on T-day it's possible to engage in another All-American ritual -- kicking tires.

Green News Report: November 23, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: 29 coal min...

Jumpstarting the Real Electric Car Revolution

Dr. Winfried Wilcke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dr. Winfried Wilcke

The real electric car revolution won't happen until we solve questions about range, how to recharge them and make cars that everyone can afford.

Nissan's Leaf: Electrifying the Auto Market?

Frank Sesno | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frank Sesno

Nissan's Leaf is innovative, to be sure. It's one of the first plug-in electric vehicles to get a major market rollout, and the engine makes use of a unique power array that is more efficient than previous carmaker attempts.

The Nissan Leaf: A Nod to the First Electric Cars of 100 Years Ago

Kate Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Kate Kelly

The New York Times' front page today featured a story about the fact that in December, Nissan will be releasing the Nissan Leaf, the first all-electr...

Green News Report: September 30, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Koala Chlamy...

WATCH: Nissan's Strangely Moving Electric Car Ad Will Make You Cry

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Nissan's new ad for the Leaf, its much-anticipated entrance into the electric car field, somehow combines melting ice caps, an electric car, a polar b...

Is Nissan's Leaf Too Sexy for Your Pocketbook? (Video)

Frank Sesno | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frank Sesno

It's every enviro's green dream: roll into your garage with your new Nissan Leaf, plug it in to the wall, and slip into something more comfortable wh...

Driving Mitsubishi's i-MiEV electric; Fun in an EV?

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

"It's not easy bein' green..." Car companies worldwide should have paid heed to those simple words many years ago.

What Matters This Week: A Price for the Volt, but None for Carbon

David Ferris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Ferris

General Motors finally named a price for the Chevy Volt, and the notion of cap-and-trade is, well, cap-and-dead.

Green News Report: July 29, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

a href="http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=324031097">TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on you...

GM Sets Volt Price While Toyota Delays US-Built Prius

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

As the world gets greener, but the recession hangs on, even the building of the world's most popular low emissions/high mileage car has been put on hold in its largest market.

Exclusive First Drive! Nissan's 2011 Leaf EV

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

While Toyota's Prius gas/electric hybrid has been the Official State Car of Santa Monica for some years now, Leaf is definitely worthy of taking a shot at the title.

Everything Counts: Growing Up at All for Good

Jonathan Greenblatt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jonathan Greenblatt

It's happening, all around us, in subtle and significant ways. An Economy of Integrity is taking shape, built brick by brick, inch by inch, minute by minute. Ordinary people are choosing to forgo a lifestyle of consumption.

Chicks, Wusses, Geeks and Emo-Boys: Is This Who Will Buy the Electric Cars?

Matthew DeBord | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Matthew DeBord

As I've been writing for six months now at the Shifting Gears blog for Slate's business and finance site, The Big Money, 2010 is the Year of the Elect...

Nissan Reveals Pricing For the 2011 Leaf

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Disenchanted Prius owners, take note: Today, Nissan unveiled pricing details for the 2011 Nissan Leaf electric vehicle (EV), which will be available for purchase or lease in select markets in December.

Green News Report -- May 27, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: So far, so goo...

Nissan LEAF Heats up EV Competition With 2010 Release

Starre Vartan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Starre Vartan

The Nissan LEAF will initially cost more than a comparable gas-powered model, but after factoring in government rebates and the low cost of electricity, it will end up costing about the same as a Civic.

Reva: Electric Car's Future May Be In The Hands Of Small Indian Company

New York Times | VIKAS BAJAJ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

What is indisputable is that as the whole automotive world seems to be racing suddenly toward the age of electricity, the Reva Electric Car Company is...

Green LEAF, Shocking VOLT -- GM Doesn't Get It, Again

Jonathan A. Schein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jonathan A. Schein

The Nissan LEAF is bringing the next generation of low- and zero-emission vehicles to market. The Chevy VOLT still runs on gasoline, and goes less than half the distance of a fully charged LEAF.

Friday is LA's EV day -- Nissan's Leaf Hits Dodger Stadium, Santa Monica

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

For its first public showings outside Japan, Nissan's all-new Leaf "pure EV" plug-in electric sedan will see the first light of an American day at a press event this Friday morning at Dodger Stadium.

Nissan's Leaf Claims 367 MPG - Is It Better Than The Chevy Volt? (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Yesterday, General Motors claimed that the much-anticipated Chevy Volt would get a whopping 230 miles per gallon. As some critics have pointed out, th...

Chevy's 230 MPG Volt: What Do YOU Think?

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

But let's get right to it: What about the Volt? Will you be in the market for one? If so, why, and if not, why not? Believe me -- top people from GM will be reading your comments.