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.
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.
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.
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.
Rumors of an Apple car gain speed, and we learn a lot about a very ugly bit of adware installed on Lenovo machines. All that and more in your look back at the week in tech.
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 2014 BMW i3 looks and feels like the compact car of the future, but its high price tag will be a huge sticking point for thrifty small-EV drivers.
Owning a battery-powered electric vehicle is no good if you have nowhere to charge it. BMW and VW are working with Chargepoint to give you plenty more choices in the US.