Nissan Unveils Nismo Smartwatch as a Driving Companion Device

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Nissan has just announced their own smartwatch, and it’s called the Nismo (the name of Nissan’s performance division). The company says that the Nismo smartwatch is still in its conceptual stages, but it’ll be talking more about it throughout the week during the Frankfurt Auto Show in Germany. The watch will monitor the efficiency of a […]

iOS 7 Supercharges Siri for an iCar Experience

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During today’s keynote at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), Apple announced some significant changes to the Siri voice control system. Eddy Cue, Senior Vice President of Internet Software and Services, announced that the new version of Siri will be completely integrated into infotainment systems in many new automobiles. Presently, the “best” integration option that […]

500e from Fiat Leases at $199/month, or $32,500 to Purchase

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Buying a Fiat 500e will cost you (in California) $199/month for 36 months with $999 due at signing for a lease. For those who do not lease, the purchase price (before tax credits and incentives) is $32,500. The 500e is an all-electric version of the Italian mini-car that provides an inexpensive alternative for people who prefer style […]

Tesla Model S Outsells Chevrolet Volt in North America

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Tesla is having a tumultuous year, legally. They recently won the right to sell their Model S vehicles in New York, but then were denied sales in Virginia. Tesla is gaining ground in Texas, though, with a new factory and model on the line. When it comes to sales though, Elon Musk’s Tesla must be motivated by […]

Nissan Friend-Me Concept Debuts: Heavy on Touch, Tech and Social

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Earlier this month, we reported that Nissan would be unveiling the Friend-Me at the Shanghai Motor Show. Now that the show is here, we have all of the details pertaining to this vehicle and its unique social aspects. According to Nissan, the “‘Oracle Stone’ empowers shared adventure.” The idea is that there is a shared […]

Friend-Me Concept from Nissan Coming to Shanghai

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Friend-Me, a new concept from Nissan, will appear at this year’s Auto Shanghai 2013 motor show. This vehicle is the first from Nissan to be developed by the branch’s Chinese design house, and is targeted at youthful Chinese buyers who are looking for a vehicle. The Friend-Me is interesting in that it claims to bring […]

Chevy Volt Outsells Nissan Leaf in 2012

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Everyone’s been paying attention to the very public disagreement between The New York Times and Tesla, but the real news is that in 2012 the all-electric Nissan Leaf was outsold by the range-extended Chevrolet Volt. With 30,090 units sold in 2012 that more than tripled the Volt’s 2011 sales. Growth of plug-in electric vehicles has […]