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Next Nissan Leaf EV will hit 200 miles, just like Chevy Bolt, Tesla Model 3

Two hundred miles miles in an EV may be the new normal for affordable EVs, not 80-100 miles.So that makes the upcoming Chevrolet Bolt, Tesla Model 3, and Nissan Leaf all delivering 200 miles on a charge.

Is California sticking it to Tesla for selling so many EVs (and selling the emissions credits)?

Is California sticking it to Tesla for selling so many EVs (and selling the emissions credits)? The success of Tesla at selling zero-emissions electric vehicles has the state of California pondering whether it should raise the fraction of cars that must be zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) in the future.It sounds good, but for Tesla it’s bad, because the move could limit or devalue the emissions credits that Tesla so profitably sells.

Tesla P100D Ludicrous: 315-mile range or 0-60 in 2.5 seconds. Choose one.

Tesla P100D Ludicrous: 315-mile range or 0-60 in 2.5 seconds. Choose one. The P100D has a 100 kilowatt hour lithium ion battery; Tesla’s previous top battery measured 90 kWh.The P100D is the first production electric vehicle with a range of more than 300 miles.

No free lunch: Tesla Model 3 owners will pay for Supercharger access

No free lunch: Tesla Model 3 owners will pay for Supercharger access The lower-cost Tesla Model 3 will likely lose a perk of Model S and Model X ownership: free charging at Tesla’s network of Supercharger sites.Discussion of pay-to-charge for Model 3 owners kicked up a notch with the discovery this week of non-implemented code on Tesla.

With Chevrolet Bolt, the new normal for EVs will be 200+ miles range, $30K base price

With Chevrolet Bolt, the new normal for EVs will be 200+ miles range, $30K base price The Chevrolet Bolt EV will match or exceed the Tesla Model 3 on key specs when it goes on sale late this year.The entry point for competitiveness will likely be at least 200 miles range and $30,000 base price after tax credit.

Meet the VW ID electric car: 300-plus mile range in 2020, self-driving by 2025

Meet the VW ID electric car: 300-plus mile range in 2020, self-driving by 2025 By 2025, the VW ID will be self-driving, the company says.The VW ID motor configuration will be arranged like the BMW i3 (and unlike the Nissan Leaf and Chevrolet Bolt), with the engine driving the rear, not front, wheels.

Top tech cars of the 2016 Paris Motor Show

Top tech cars of the 2016 Paris Motor Show Here are the top cars of the biennial Mondial de l’Automobile, with a focus on models that will make it to North America.And either would work fine in Paris, which bans non-EVs from motoring about the first Sunday of each month.

EVs with 100-mile range may be all you need, some automakers say

EVs with 100-mile range may be all you need, some automakers say The Clarity EV may get just 80 miles per charge.11 per 100 miles.

Tesla Adding 1,800 Model 3 Reservations Per Day

Tesla Adding 1,800 Model 3 Reservations Per Day Last year, Tesla predicted it would produce 500,000 EVs (all models) in 2018, versus 80,000 to 90,000 now expected to be produced in 2017.Now this week Tesla said 1,800 new orders roll in each day.

$20,000 Rebates on Nissan Leaf and BMW i3 EVs Offered in California

$20,000 Rebates on Nissan Leaf and BMW i3 EVs Offered in California Buy a Nissan Leaf or BMW i3 electric vehicle in southern California, and you can get rebates of up to $20,000 on EVs that sell for $30,000 to $52,000.You go to any San Diego Nissan dealer or one participating BMW dealer (BMW of San Diego).

Smart Envisions EQ Fortwo Concept as Ridesharing, Self-Driving EV

Smart Envisions EQ Fortwo Concept as Ridesharing, Self-Driving EV The EQ is a bubble-like Smart car with two seats, luggage room, electric motor, and autonomous drive.“The Smart vision EQ fortwo is our vision of future urban mobility,” said Smart CEO Annette Winkler.

2018 Nissan Leaf EV First Drive: 150 Miles, Pro Pilot Assist Highway Driving

2018 Nissan Leaf EV First Drive: 150 Miles, Pro Pilot Assist Highway Driving LAS VEGAS — Yes, Nissan redesigned the 2018 Nissan Leaf knowing it would have a range of just 150 miles, against 220-plus for the Chevrolet Bolt EV and Tesla Model 3.An optional semi-autonomous drive feature, ProPilot Assist, has the potential to make for nearly trouble-free highway driving.

BMW: We'll Have 25 Electrified Models by 2025

BMW: We'll Have 25 Electrified Models by 2025 The BMW Group is becoming more and more a “tech company” – and we are in an excellent position to move forward with the ACES.We will be increasing the share of electrified models across all brands and model series.

Best Electric Cars at the 2017 Frankfurt Auto Show

Best Electric Cars at the 2017 Frankfurt Auto Show The world’s automakers unveiled a torrent of electric vehicles at the Frankfurt Auto Show this week.Britain and France are talking about no new combustion-engine cars after 2040.

Tesla's Having Trouble With Model 3 Production

Tesla's Having Trouble With Model 3 Production First, the company managed to increase production of its Model S and Model X vehicles by 4.Its Model 3 production, however, was markedly below expectations.

20 in '23: GM Joins the Parade to an All-Electric Future

20 in '23: GM Joins the Parade to an All-Electric Future General Motors says it will introduce or launch at least 20 new battery electric vehicles and fuel cell electric vehicles by 2023.Two will arrive in the next 18 months, based on the Chevrolet Bolt EV architecture.

Silicon Allee: Germany's Tech Hub for Electric Cars, Scooters, and Bikes

Silicon Allee: Germany's Tech Hub for Electric Cars, Scooters, and Bikes It makes sense to look beyond electric cars-only in densely populated Europe with narrow streets and limited parking.It’s why Berlin is called Silicon Allee: Germany’s answer to Silicon Valley.