Today, we have a 2011 Nissan Leaf electric car with 150,000 miles on its odometer, another victim of strong SUV sales in the form of the Buick Verano, and why Tesla’s Autopilot system does not make cars fully autonomous. 160 more words
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Tesla’s “Autopilot” system can do some impressive things.
It can steer a car through traffic, and executive passing maneuvers with no involvement from the driver other than a flick of a turn-signal stalk. 481 more words
Since the 1950s, California has been a global leader in efforts to limit and then eliminate emissions from motor vehicles.
But with hazardous and choking air pollution in its major cities, not to mention traffic jams to rival any in the world, China may prove to be the Golden State’s equal—and perhaps even surpass it in regulating vehicles and their operation. 537 more words
The first modern electric cars to go on sale in large numbers were the Nissan Leaf and first-generation Chevrolet Volt, both of which arrived in showrooms in December 2010. 472 more words
Ford’s 2017 Fusion Energi—incorporating enhancements announced earlier this year at the Detroit Auto Show ( earlier post )—can travel 610 miles (982 km) on a full tank of gas and battery charge according to EPA estimates to be posted to fueleconomy.gov—the highest combined range of any plug-in hybrid sold in the US. 10 more words