Electrification transforms the 2015 Kia Soul EV, already one of the automaker's best cars, into an excellent first entry into the small EV market and rockets it to the head of its class.
The following cars represent the most technically advanced available.
The Honda Fit EV shows range similar to that of other compact electric cars on the market and drives well enough, but ultimately feels like a retrofit project car rather than a fully realized futuristic production vehicle.
Like other electric cars, the 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV offers limited usage scenarios due to its range, but its drivetrain is ultraefficient and surprisingly powerful.
The fact that the 2012 Toyota RAV4 EV is an electric SUV is less compelling than its range, where it comes in a little stronger than most electric cars.
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The G-Dock and G-Drive introduce a new level of flexibility in external storage, and performance is fast.
Quant's oddball nanoFuelCell technology has most of us scratching our heads, but its grand zero-emissions range claim has our interest piqued.
Brian Cooley ranks the top five best selling electric vehicles in the U.S. for 2014.
Chevrolet's lower-cost, battery-powered electric car will definitely go into production, eventually giving EV fans a new choice.
Kia electrifies the Soul compact with a positive eco-charge.
The Soul is the rock star of its class -- can Kia bring its winning ways to the EV? Brian Cooley gets behind the wheel and checks the tech.