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.
Nissan has pledged to sell a fully autonomous car by 2020. This Leaf prototype readily shows how close the automaker is getting to its goal.
How many motors does one car need? Honda's given this prototype one for each wheel.
Despite past differences, Williams says his relationship with the new chief executive is stronger than it has been "in years."
The Gdrive EV ATC portable drive is fast, rugged, versatile and all-around great. And CNET editor Dong Ngo doesn't need it. Find out why.