The Electric Cars at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show: What To Expect

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The new season of international auto shows kicks off in Frankfurt next week. While big industry car shows are often more about sending a message than revealing actual production plans, the Frankfurt event looks promising for EV fans. There will be a few unveilings of refreshed electric car models offering new designs and features—as well as pre-production vehicles showing progress toward market introduction in the next couple of years. And of course, we can expect a few helpings of eye-candy in the form of way-out fantastical electric concepts with advanced…

43 Electric Cars on the Market in USA & Europe — & Why to Buy Them

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USA & Europe Not that long ago, only a few electric cars were on the market. Nowadays, there are a few dozen. We certainly have a few favorites here on CleanTechnica, but every plug-in car really has its own selling points. I’m sure I don’t have a comprehensive list of these in my head, and many of the points are definitely as subjective as opinions about music or movies, but below are my summarized thoughts on why I’d recommend various plug-in models. Audi A3 e-tron: This car offers the kind of luxury-class interior…

Infiniti unveils all-electric concept with next-gen Nissan Leaf technology

Infiniti, Nissan’s premium brand, currently doesn’t offer any electric car despite its parent company being a leading electric vehicle manufacturer. Now they unveil a new electric car concept and unfortunately, it’s not something that will make it to production. The Japanese automaker is bringing the new “Prototype 9” to the 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in California, but they also gave an exclusive first look to MotorTrend ahead of the show. Interestingly, the small retro-looking vehicle is said to feature technologies that Nissan developed for its next-generation Leaf, which is expected to be…