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What is Nissan’s e-Pedal system?

When the second-generation Nissan Leaf debuted as a 2018 model nearly four years ago, it came with a bunch of cool driver aids to help reduce the stress of your commute. One of them is e-Pedal, a system that teaches you how to one-pedal drive the car through all types of road conditions. You may […]

by Stefan Ogbac
12/30/2020
Signs are pointing to ‘Yes’ for the Toyota Corolla Cross in the U.S.

Car nameplates getting put into a crossover was bound to happen. The Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross and Ford Mustang Mach-E are just the beginning as more automakers turn cars into high-riding models. Toyota started doing that in other global markets with the Yaris Cross and Corolla Cross. Of the two, it wouldn’t be a surprise if […]

by Stefan Ogbac
12/29/2020
Looking Ahead: EV Pulse Canada looks forward to driving these vehicles in 2021

Now that you’ve heard from the American contributors about what they’re looking forward to driving the most in 2021, we thought we’d ask the same of our Canadian compatriots up north. Between hockey and maple syrup consumption, you might wonder when our Canadian friends even have time to drive cars. We’re fortunate, though, to have […]

by Evan Williams
12/29/2020
What we know about, and expect from, the next generation Toyota 4Runner

The Toyota 4Runner is a legend in the dirt. It’s one of the most capable mid-size SUVs when the pavement ends and a popular choice among off-road enthusiasts for a reliable, bulletproof rig. There’s no escaping the fact that the 4Runner is dated, though. In production since the 2010 model year, the current generation 4Runner […]

by Stefan Ogbac
12/29/2020
2021 Volkswagen ID.4 photo gallery

Coming in 2021 is a new electric crossover from the folks at Volkswagen. The VW ID.4 features around 250 miles of range, German build quality, and even three years of free charging from Electrify America. In case you haven’t seen it, yet, check out our gallery here below to see the new ID.4 from the […]

by Chad Kirchner
12/28/2020
Looking Ahead: EV Pulse America looks forward to driving these vehicles in 2021

We all can probably agree that the year 2020 wasn’t much fun. Aside from the pandemic, Australia was on fire, California was on fire, the economy ground to halt. No good. So we decided to reach out to our staff and see what they are most looking forward to driving in the new year. Since […]

by Chad Kirchner
12/28/2020
Tesla Model 3 cold weather range test: Christmas 2020

It’s pretty common knowledge that when the weather gets colder, electric vehicles aren’t as efficient. That’s true, to some extent, for gasoline-powered vehicles, too. Running the heater saps power, so more power is needed to do things. On our long-term Tesla Model 3 Standard Range Plus, the range reduction is more serious. Our Model 3 […]

by Chad Kirchner
12/25/2020
2021 Jeep Renegade 4xe photo gallery

Here in the United States, the first of the 4xe vehicles we get from Jeep is the Wrangler. In Europe, that’s a different story. They get a plug-in version of the small Jeep Renegade. Called the Renegade 4xe, obviously, it’s designed for Jeep fans who also need to run on pure electricity. This is especially […]

by Chad Kirchner
12/25/2020
How long does it take to charge a Nissan Leaf?

The Nissan Leaf is one of the most popular electric vehicles in the world. In production since 2010, over 450,000 units have been sold worldwide. With that said, if you’re in the market for a new EV and the Leaf is on your radar you’re likely wondering how long will it take to charge one? […]

by Stefan Ogbac
12/24/2020
What we know about the 2022 Kia Sportage, Kia’s longest-running compact SUV

Kia’s longest-running nameplate, the Sportage, is increasingly becoming more important for the Korean automaker. In addition to being a strong seller, the Sportage is in the most competitive segment in the auto industry. That means Kia needs to do battle against popular offerings like the Toyota RAV4 and Honda CR-V. So, what can we expect […]

by Stefan Ogbac
12/23/2020