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Electric vehicles news brief July 10: Nissan hopes to lead in Autonomous EV technology

Nissan sees autonomous driving as long-term process that begins with enhanced safety technology, but will one day end in true self-driving cars Self driving electric cars are the Next Big Thing in the automotive industry and no automaker wants to be left behind. Manufacturers – see Volvo’s recent announcement that by 2019 all its cars […]

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Why aren’t Americans buying electric vehicles? The answer is pretty simple

Price premium alone for electric vehicles like Volt, Leaf is 26 to 37% – making it too expensive for Early Adopters New auto sales figures show Americans prefer trucks and SUVs, and are really not ready to buy electric vehicles in large numbers. Here’s why. Thirty years ago I wrote a master’s thesis about the transition from

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