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2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

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2017 Fiat 500 e

The Fiat 500 has a rich history not unlike that of the Volkswagen Beetle. The original was a small rear-engine car that Fiat produced for almost 20 years. The modern version was introduced in 2007 in Europe and 2011 in America. The diminutive four-passenger 500 is larger than a Smart ForTwo, but smaller than a Toyota Yaris. In 2013, the 500 added a dedicated electric-powered model dubbed the 500e. The 500e equips a 111-bhp electric motor. A 24kWh lithium-ion battery pack gives the 500e an estimated range of 80-100 miles on a charge. The battery pack is rechargeable in less than 4 hours at 240v. The 500e will only be offered in California at launch.

2017 Honda Clarity

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2017 Hyundai Ioniq

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2017 Kia Soul EV

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2017 Mercedes-Benz B-Class

The B-Class Electric Drive is an electric only vehicle. Power is provided by a 177-bhp electric motor. A 28kwh lithium-ion battery pack should allow for a range of 87 miles.

2017 Nissan Leaf

The Nissan Leaf is arguably the first electric vehicle designed from the ground up to be produced and sold in large volumes worldwide. The Leaf is a five-passenger vehicle with every expected amenity expected in a modern automobile like power windows, power locks, stability control, navigation system, etc. Leaf is offered in S, SV and SL trim levels. According to the EPA, the Leaf can travel about 73 miles on a full charge. The battery is fully rechargeable in 7 hours at 240V, but an optional DC quick charger port (SL models) allows the Leaf to be 80% charged in 30 minutes. The EPA considers 33.7kW-hrs electricity to be equivalent to 1 gallon of gas, so the Leaf gets the equivalent of 106/92 city/highway. Upon its launch in 2011, the Leaf was only available in small number of states, but the Leaf is now more widely available. US models are made in the US.

2017 Smart fortwo electric drive cabrio

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2017 Smart fortwo electric drive coupe

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2017 Tesla Model S

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2017 Tesla Model X

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2017 Volkswagen Golf e-Golf

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2018 BMW i3

The BMW i3 is a purpose built electric vehicle intended to appeal to urban customers. The i3 is a four-passenger model with a hatchback. Access to the rear seat is provided by two rear-hinged access doors. The rear-mounted electric is rated at 170-bhp and drives the rear wheels. For drivers that worry about the electric driving range, the i3 is available with a 38-bhp 650cc two-cylinder gasoline range extender engine. The range extender is used to provide electricity and does not drive the wheels. The i3 has a uniquely styled interior with upright seating.

2018 Ford Focus Electric

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