The all-electric Nissan Ariya is a big leap forward from it’s first EV, the Nissan Leaf. With its distinctive styling, roomy interior, and reasonably generous range, the new Nissan Ariya caught a lot of attention when it went on sale earlier this year. Competing with Ford Mustang Mach-E, Hyundai Ioniq 5, Kia EV6, Tesla Model Y, and Volkswagen ID.4, the Ariya is now dialling things up with the debut of the e-4ORCE (pronounced “e-force”) AWD package.
2023 Nissan Ariya e-4orce
The dual-motor, all-wheel drive e-4ORCE system uses torque vectoring, rear-wheel recuperation independent from the front, and a bunch of other dynamics to tame body movements. It offers a more comfortable ride quality and helps reduce motion sickness in passengers too.
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Data from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is showing that electric vehicles are at least as safe as conventional ones with total injury claims happen less frequently for electric vehicles.
Here is a list of the safest electric cars with the best crash test ratings for 2022 and 2023.
- 2023 Volkswagen ID.4
- 2023 Tesla Model Y
- 2023 Subaru Solterra
- 2023 Audi E-Tron
- 2023 Kia EV6
- 2023 Tesla Model 3
- 2023 Genesis GV60
- 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 5
- 2023 Genesis G80
- 2023 Ford Mustang Mach-E
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) bills itself as an independent, nonprofit scientific and educational organization dedicated to reducing deaths, injuries and property damage from motor vehicle crashes through research and evaluation and through education of consumers, policymakers and safety professionals.
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EVgo Autocharge+ communicates between the registered vehicle and charger to enable plug-and-play charging without the need to sign in or pay with a card. EVgo said that the following models are currently eligible:
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According to the latest J.D. Power Electric Vehicle Experience (EVX) Ownership Study, Rivian owners really like their R1T electric pickups.
As mainstream customers enter the electric vehicle market, they are focusing on the same things that have mattered them in the past — styling, quality, reliability, safety, technology — according to the latest annual study of EV owners by J.D. Power.
Another well deserved award for the Kia EV6.
Each year MotorWeek rolls out the red carpet for our annual Drivers’ Choice Awards.
The cars and trucks are narrowed down based on factors that mattering most to consumers – price, practicality, performance and fuel efficiency. Then MotorWeek’s editorial staff selects the best models in a variety of lifestyle categories ranging from family sedan to luxury car, to large utilities and pickups. From that group, an overall best of the year is chosen. MotorWeek’s Drivers’ Choice Awards have been presented annually since 1983.
2023 Kia EV6 wins 2023 North American Utility Vehicle of the Year
The all-electric Kia EV6 has been named North American Utility Vehicle of the Year by the North American Car of the Year (NACTOY) jury. This is the second occasion in four years that the NACTOY jury has named a Kia vehicle as its top choice in the category, and the first win for a Kia electric vehicle.
DrivingElectric Car of the Year 2022 goes to the MG ZS EV
British publication DrivingElectric has announced their award winners for this year »
Car of the Year 2022 » MG ZS EV
Best Urban Electric Car » Fiat 500
Best Value Electric Car » MG ZS EV
Best Family Electric Car » Skoda Enyaq iV
Best Luxury Electric Car » BMW iX
Best Long-Distance Electric Car » Hyundai Ioniq 5
Best Electric Company Car » Tesla Model 3
Best Electric Performance Car » Porsche Taycan
Best Used Electric Car » Nissan Leaf Mk2
Best Small Electric Van » Citroen e-Berlingo, Peugeot e-Partner, Toyota Proace City Electric, and Vauxhall Combo-e
Best Medium Electric Van » Citroen e-Dispatch, Peugeot e-Expert, Toyota Proace Electric, and Vauxhall Vivaro-e
Best Large Electric Van » Fiat e-Ducato
Technology Award » Hyundai Ioniq 5
Innovation Award » Citroen Ami
Readers’ Favourite Electric Car » Kia EV6