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Nissan LEAF – look Ma, no emissions!

Thursday, November 19th, 2009

Nissan LEAF Electrical Vehicle

Nissan LEAF Electrical Vehicle

A relative newcomer to the field of environmentally friendly cars, Nissan does not yet have a production vehicle based on it’s own hybrid technology. Nissan Altima Hybrid is based on Toyota Camry’s Hybrid Synergy Drive. However, with the North American debut of the Nissan LEAF car at upcoming LA Auto Show , Nissan appears to be trying to jump a step ahead of everybody else: LEAF has no gasoline engine! And LEAF is no golf cart, either. Keep reading for more details. (more…)

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The Alternative Car and Transportation Expo This Weekend

Monday, October 15th, 2007

Honda Civic GX natural gas inletThose of you lucky ones on the West Coast: do not miss a great opportunity to catch up on the latest and greatest in the alternative cars and other non-traditional means of transportation. There is a show at The Barker Hanger in Santa Monica on October 19-20. Attendance is free! There promises to be a lot of fun down there with the historic EV1 display (I believe, the only one left!), special collection of super high mileage prototype cars, Honda Civic GX test drive and more.

GM’s Volt and Tesla’s Roadster are notably missing. Oh, well. See if you can catch a test-drive in a Zap instead. Don’t forget to take a picture of yourselves inside! Send me your pictures to infoAtfuelzilladotcom and I’ll make sure to post them here!

Read on for the list of exhibitors and the address … (more…)