The Nissan Leaf Power Control System, which will be available to Japanese customers this July, will not only charge your Nissan Leaf, but will turn your car into a home power backup system.  The Nissan Leaf's battery will supply the house with 6kWh of power if you need it.  This should be enough to keep an average home powered for two days. ...

Wait, aren't Renault and Nissan sharing the same CEO?  Aren't they partners?  Well they may be partnered up and sharing the same CEO, but competition is still fierce.  The Renault Zoe (2012) is going to give the

"Cue the pundits. Nissan’s incoming Leaf has just nabbed an official EPA sticker, with a mind-melting 99MPG “equivalent” rating set to grace every single window. That’ll undoubtedly catch eyes, but it’s also likely to spur a huge debate on what “miles per gallon” truly means when you’re throwing a battery into...

First off, this strange looking electric vehicle (EV) is real and has been driving around Poland since 2009. It is all electric and is known as SAM.  To me, it reminds of a kids crayon drawing. The front of the car looks like a cartoon monster or bug. After exporting the cars successfully to Germany, the UK, and Austria they are ready to start exporting SAMs to the US. The SAM has a steel chassis and a recyclable polyethylene body. Production has been quite low and only 300 of these SAM two-seaters have been manufactured as of today. The...

The Honda EV-N Micro Car is an electric car, similar to the Nissan Leaf, but with a super clean throwback styling.  The Honda EV-N reminds me a bit of the old Mini Cooper with the two ton color scheme, however the roof isn't painted black, that is a solar panel on top.  When the lithium-ion powered car starts up the front lights up in a smile. ...