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Nissan Leaf e-Pedal video teases one-pedal driving

You can turn it off whenever you want.

Nissan releases its latest tidbit about the next-gen Leaf.

How Hybrid Cars Work

What is a hybrid car? A hybrid car is one that uses more than one type of drivetrain to make movement.

Next-gen Chevy Volt gets Corvette looks, adjustable regen levels

More details are leaking out about the 2016 Chevy Volt, including that the new Corvette influenced the design and that the ELR's adjustable regen braking levels will be available in the Chevy plug-in hybrid as well.

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2015 Nissan Leaf gets B mode standard, new MorningSky Blue color

The Nissan Leaf is getting a few updates for the 2015 model year, some functional, some purely aesthetic. The appearance options will be made available later than the rest, and include a new exterior color called MorningSky Blue, as well as standard 17-inch aluminum alloy wheels for the SV trim level.

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Pretty scenery alert: Nissan Leaf drives up a volcano on Maui

Gravity taketh away but gravity giveth back, Nissan is trying to teach all of us. The Japanese automaker has posted a two-minute video about Maui resident Neil Wagner using his Nissan Leaf to catch the legendary sunrise over the volcano in Haleakalā National Park. After climbing the more-than-10,000-foot elevation, the Leaf is shown having lost about

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Ford says its regenerative brakes have saved 100 million gallons of gas

Ford is taking the time to trumpet technology that's let drivers go further by stopping gradually. Specifically, the Blue Oval says the various versions of its regenerative braking systems have generated enough energy to offset the use of 100 million gallons of fuel, Wards Auto writes.

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BMW looks back at 40 years of electomobility in 70 seconds [w/video]

Every now and again, we get reminded that BMW has been working on all-electric powertrains for decades. In 2009, we put together a gallery of some of the automaker's electric prototypes through the years, like the electric 1602 you see above. In a new video, BMW compacts the work it has done on electromobility since the 1970s into a short video,

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2012 Volvo V40 takes aim at A3, 1 Series

With the S40 gone and the C30 on its way out the door, Volvo has a few holes in its line that Audi and BMW are happy to fill with the all-new A3 and 1 Series, respectively.

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Mazda reveals i-ELOOP capacitor-based regenerative braking system

Batteries aren't the only technology mankind has invented to store electricity, and Mazda is working on a solution to the energy storage needs of electrified vehicles with a new system it's calling i-ELOOP. While we wish it didn't have such a cumbersome moniker, the technology behind i-ELOOP is intriguing.

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Mazda reveals i-ELOOP capacitor-based regenerative braking system

Batteries aren't the only technology mankind has invented to store electricity, and Mazda is working on a solution to the energy storage needs of electrified vehicles with a new system it's calling i-ELOOP. While we wish it didn't have such a cumbersome moniker, the technology behind i-ELOOP is intriguing.

Countdown to Earth Day: Regenerative braking 102

When is regenerative braking not regenerative braking? Pretty much all the time, it turns out.

EVTV questions whether regenerative braking is worth the bother

We've discussed regenerative braking quite a bit here on AutoblogGreen – the process of capturing energy during deceleration and storing it for future use – and pretty much every electric vehicle with an AC motor utilizes it. And why not? On paper, putting

Say what? Plug-in Prius can't charge additional battery packs on the fly

2010 Plug-in Prius Prototypes – Click above for high-res image gallery

F1 teams consider bringing back KERS for 2011

BMW Sauber F1.09 – Click above for high-res image gallery

Video: Ferrari does the hybrid thing

Ferrari HY-KERS – Click above to watch the video after the jump

Officially Official: Toyota recalls 2010 Prius and Lexus HS250h for ABS fix

2010 Toyota Prius – Click above for high-res image gallery

Officially, Official: Toyota recalls 2010 Prius and HS250h for ABS fix

2010 Toyota Prius – Click above for high-res image gallery

Report: Toyota Prius brakes under investigation by Japanese, U.S. governments

2010 Toyota Prius – Click above for high-res image gallery

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