For Next-Gen 2017 Nissan Leaf, Looks Can Kill

A flattering design is always a better first impression than an intriguing specs sheet. Toyota could certainly attest to that looking at the state of the current Prius. It offers a better all-round drive and unparalleled fuel efficiency, but its commercial performance is suffering because people cannot get over the fact that it’s an eye-sore. Read more about For Next-Gen 2017 Nissan Leaf, Looks Can Kill[…]

2017 Chevrolet Bolt: Advantage Over Volt, Model 3

With no sales numbers to back up any assertions, it is easy to overlook the strengths of the Chevrolet Bolt especially with all the talk going around about the Tesla Model 3, which costs almost the same as the hatch and offers more. Whereas the Bolt is touted to get 200 miles of range from Read more about 2017 Chevrolet Bolt: Advantage Over Volt, Model 3[…]

2017 Chevrolet Bolt: Huge Worry Resolved!

Although the lack of an infrastructure system that could rival the Tesla Supercharging network has been singled out as the biggest disadvantage of the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt against the Tesla Model 3, another feature is of great importance for the GM hatch as well. That feature is autonomous driving – or in the case of Read more about 2017 Chevrolet Bolt: Huge Worry Resolved![…]

2017 Tesla Model 3: Useless Advantage For Bolt, Leaf

GM is raring for the chance to begin production for the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt in October because the earlier the automaker gets the hatch out to the market, the more distance it could put between the Bolt and Tesla Model 3. The latter is considered a 2017 model but is expected to begin rolling out Read more about 2017 Tesla Model 3: Useless Advantage For Bolt, Leaf[…]

2017 Nissan Leaf: Fallen Sales Is Great News

Right now, there isn’t much optimism for the 2016 Nissan Leaf based on how well it’s doing with customers. Usually fans just complain without any repercussions to sales, but this time the collective dissatisfaction with its looks and range has translated to diminishing commercial numbers. Is it really bad news though? Is the Nissan Leaf Read more about 2017 Nissan Leaf: Fallen Sales Is Great News[…]

Google’s 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Intrudes On Ford, GM

Ford has been testing its autonomous driving technology for some time now, and its Detroit neighbor GM has also joined in the fray using the Chevrolet Bolt. There is a new player that takes a more unique approach. FCA has decided to join in the action by building a self-driving development center at the backyard Read more about Google’s 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Intrudes On Ford, GM[…]

2017 Nissan Leaf vs Tesla Model 3 vs Chevrolet Bolt: Affordable Self-Driving

Yes, Tesla may have started it all, but it’s important that other automakers work to bring autonomous driving forward in the automotive industry. That’s what two of the closer rivals to the 2017 Tesla Model 3 – the Nissan Leaf and Chevrolet Bolt – are doing. It is crucial that vehicles of the $30,000 to Read more about 2017 Nissan Leaf vs Tesla Model 3 vs Chevrolet Bolt: Affordable Self-Driving[…]

2017 Tesla Model 3 vs Chevrolet Bolt: New Doubts Arise

However one may perform against the other, both the Tesla Model 3 and Chevrolet Bolt are going to be great game-changing EVs. One would start shaping the competition in the market as early as next year, while the other should pick up in the next. The path may be lit for these two all-electric wonders, Read more about 2017 Tesla Model 3 vs Chevrolet Bolt: New Doubts Arise[…]

2017 Chevrolet Bolt: Major Problem Settled!

One of the biggest advantages GM would have in the automotive market is autonomous driving technology, which it is acquiring from tech startup Cruise Automation and is using in collaboration with ride-sharing company Lyft for a self-driving taxi service. The taxi would be the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt, which is going to eventually adopt the Super Read more about 2017 Chevrolet Bolt: Major Problem Settled![…]

2016 Nissan Leaf: Losing Buyers A Good Thing

If the Nissan Leaf continues selling so poorly, the release of the Chevrolet Bolt to dealerships at the end of this year is going to hammer the final nail into its coffin. The commercial performance of the Japanese electric hatch hasn’t been this poor since 2013. Everyone knows that the Leaf is ugly, but there Read more about 2016 Nissan Leaf: Losing Buyers A Good Thing[…]

2017 Chevrolet Bolt: Can’t Run From Model 3!

The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt has recently been spied wearing some autonomous driving gear in the streets. People may be led to believe that the hatch they’re forking out $30,000 for would allow them to take their hands off the wheel, but that’s not the case. Self-driving Bolt models are reserved for the GM-Lyft partnership to Read more about 2017 Chevrolet Bolt: Can’t Run From Model 3![…]

2016 Nissan Leaf: Good Sort Of Failure – Worries Chevy Bolt

From being one of the most sought after electrics, the Nissan Leaf has taken a tumble for the worse in recent months, though signs of this descent were already evident late last year when the 2016 model was just released. It is not among the bottom in the plug-in sales chart, of course, but the Read more about 2016 Nissan Leaf: Good Sort Of Failure – Worries Chevy Bolt[…]

2017 Nissan Leaf vs Chevrolet Bolt: Ready For Tesla Autopilot?

As Volvo had pointed out recently, the Tesla Autopilot actually does less than it appears to be most of the time, which actually offers hope to other automakers that are getting into the autonomous driving game. The great news is that two of the closest rivals to the 2017 Tesla Model 3, the all-electric Nissan Read more about 2017 Nissan Leaf vs Chevrolet Bolt: Ready For Tesla Autopilot?[…]

2017 Volvo XC90 vs Chrysler Pacifica vs Chevy Bolt: Race To Autonomy

It is easy to believe skeptics when Google has been spending all these years groping in the dark in testing its autonomous driving technology, given that it didn’t make any headway in pushing for its mass market feasibility. But a recent partnership deal with FCA which sees the California tech giant gain a solid the Read more about 2017 Volvo XC90 vs Chrysler Pacifica vs Chevy Bolt: Race To Autonomy[…]

2017 Nissan Leaf vs BMW i3 vs Chevrolet Bolt: Can Electric Hatches Ever Look Good?

In regard to EV sedans or sports coupes such as the recent Tesla Model S or the BMW i8, there are seldom any models that look really bad, with the exception of the Toyota Prius. The opposite is true for EV hatchbacks – they seldom look good. Most of the time, the main culprits are Read more about 2017 Nissan Leaf vs BMW i3 vs Chevrolet Bolt: Can Electric Hatches Ever Look Good?[…]

2017 Chevrolet Bolt vs Nissan Leaf: Autonomous Driving Fight Begins

Nissan had long confirmed that the next-gen Nissan Leaf would be equipped with single-lane autonomous driving features. On GM’s side, there hadn’t appeared any word on this – until now. As the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt is designed for ride-sharing, it was always only a matter of time before GM’s ride-sharing partner Lyft announced something in Read more about 2017 Chevrolet Bolt vs Nissan Leaf: Autonomous Driving Fight Begins[…]

Chevrolet Bolt Can Sell 80,000 Units In 2017, Analyst Predicts

Besides the Volt, GM will put up a good fight in the EV market with its first all-electric product, the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt. Despite the buzz surrounding the Tesla Model 3, GM remains optimistic about the appeal of its new hatch. However, the Detroit car maker is not as optimistic as Kelley Blue Book analyst Read more about Chevrolet Bolt Can Sell 80,000 Units In 2017, Analyst Predicts[…]

2017 Nissan Leaf: Going 200 Miles – Still Won’t Cut It!

Sales of the 2016 Nissan Leaf have been poor since the tail-end of 2015, although it was supposed to take the market by storm with the introduction of a 30kWh battery that offered a class-leading 107 miles of range. January and February of this year saw the Leaf achieve less than 1,000 monthly sales, which Read more about 2017 Nissan Leaf: Going 200 Miles – Still Won’t Cut It![…]