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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Those in need of a speedy portable storage device that can handle a rough, dirty or wet environment, the G-Tech G-Drive EV ATC is an excellent buy.
The G-Dock and G-Drive introduce a new level of flexibility in external storage, and performance is fast.
Find out why CNET editor Dong Ngo doesn't need this fast, rugged, versatile and all-around great GDrive EV ATC portable drive from G-Tech.
The new Porsche 911 features turbochargers across the range. What's next? We sit down with Dr. August Achleitner, Product Director of the 911, on what's arrived and what's to come.
Brian Cooley answers viewer email and tells you what to think about when making the choice between a hybrid or electrified vehicle.
Chevy's second-generation Volt RE-EV improves both its stated electric and gasoline-powered efficiency.