• Tesla Model 3, long-range Nissan Leaf, cutting tax credits: Today's Car News

    5 days ago - By High Gear Media

    The Trump administration plans to end tax credits for plug-in cars. The EPA released official range and efficiency estimates for the Tesla Model 3 Mid Range. The long range Nissan Leaf is a no-show at the 2018 LA Auto Show-now we hear why. And we ask what should happen with the Chevrolet Volt's technology now that the car has been...
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  • Audi e-tron GT won't change much says design chief; what you see is what you'll get

    Audi e-tron GT won't change much says design chief; what you see is what you'll get

    5 days ago - By High Gear Media

    The Audi e-tron GT concept car that made its debut last week at the 2018 LA Auto Show is nearly production-ready, according to Audi design boss Mark Lichte. “This is a metal sheet body already, and you can imagine how close it is with a metal sheet body," Lichte said in a roundtable interview during the LA show. That implies the sheet metal...
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  • All-wheel-drive 2019 Toyota Prius to cost $1,400 more than front-drive model

    All-wheel-drive 2019 Toyota Prius to cost $1,400 more than front-drive model

    5 days ago - By The Car Connection

    Extra traction won't break the bank when it comes to the new all-wheel-drive Toyota Prius that was unveiled at the 2018 LA Auto Show last week. CarsDirect reported Monday the 2019 Toyota Prius AWD-e will start at $27,300, which includes a $920 destination charge. In comparison to the standard Prius, which sends power to the front wheels, AWD adds...
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  • Long-range Nissan Leaf missing from LA Auto Show

    Long-range Nissan Leaf missing from LA Auto Show

    5 days ago - By High Gear Media

    One key car was missing from the electric lineup at last month's LA auto show: the updated, long-range Nissan Leaf. Leaf fans have been eagerly anticipating the long-range car, potentially called e-Plus in some markets. Early reports note that it will have an all-new 60-kilowatt-hour battery good for a range up to about 220 miles, a significant...
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