Nick Jaynes is the Automotive Editor for Digital Trends. He developed a passion for writing about cars working his way through Journalism School as a Volvo mechanic. In his free time, Nick enjoys hiking with his Treeing Walker Coonhound, Ruger.
The beige rudimentary predecessor to the LEAF was born from necessity. With a limited gasoline supply but abundant electricity, Nissan engineers created the 1947 Tama, a 22mph electric car made from wood and steel.
The 918 supercar will go 93 miles in an electric-only mode and round the Nurburgring in about seven minutes. From what we’ve learned from the pre-production specs, it’s a force to be reckoned with. Now, however, we’ve learned Porsche…
Subaru has smartly taken all suggestions received from the automotive media on its next-generation BRZ model and folded them into one breath-taking model. Though the innovative BRZ will do most anything any automotive enthusiast could want…
In spite of the April first date, Tesla has seriously announced that its 40 kWh battery pack won’t go into production. Buyers who ordered the entry-level Model S will instead receive the 60 kWh battery with software limiting it to 40 kWh.
Extreme off-roading has never before looked so gaudy. The Saudi Princes have finally found their next truck: the Dartz Sahara G-eopard. It combines the subtlety of Donald Trump’s apartment with the refined taste of a Latvian drug lord.
While a world-class, bespoke range-extended plug-in hybrid EV sounds like a good idea, would anyone actually buy it? Mercedes might be better suited to a lower-range plug-in, rather than mess with success.
Vettel and Webber battle for first while Hamilton forgets for which team he races. All said and done, the Malaysian Grand Prix was good fun for everyone but Kimi Raikkonen who finished seventh after having the fastest practice lap.