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Ford announced its upcoming Bronze Appearance Package for its 2024 Mustang Mach-E GT model. The motor company describes the latest offering as encouraging “personalization synonymous with the Mustang brand.” The Ford Mustang has gone through several body styles since it first appeared on the showroom floor in 1964... Read more...
Did a Sony executive just remotely steer the company's Afeela EV prototype onto stage with nothing but a PS5 DualSense controller at CES 2024? Yes, and it certainly wowed the crowd, but Sony is quick to point out that this was a tech demo only. Thank goodness—imagine grandma getting a hold of this. As we covered... Read more...
Volkswagen-backed Chinese automaker JAC (Anhui Jianghuai Automobile) is rolling out the first mass-produced EVs running on sodium-ion batteries. This battery tech is heralded as a game-changer for lowering prices of rechargeable stationary and mobility devices, as well as decreasing the strain on the mining of lithium... Read more...
General Motors' supposed mid-range Chevy Blazer EV is not off to a positive start (double pun intended). Barely a few weeks after launch, sales of the SUV have been placed on temporary hold by the company over multiple software issues, some of which are rather serious. Following a whole slew of complaints from... Read more...
A Scottish couple has completed a 10-month long journey from the magnetic North Pole to the South Pole in an EV (electric vehicle). The husband and wife veteran adventurers wanted to prove that a mostly-stock EV—in this case, a Nissan Ariya e-4Force—was more than up to the arduous 18,000-plus mile task. View this... Read more...
Honda has released a new compact e-scooter meant for city travel, recreational sightseeing, and campus cruising, as long as the rider does not mind looking like they're riding a giant sim card on wheels. Or a briefcase. Or a giant Square accessory, or...well, you get the idea. Remember the Honda Motocompo from the... Read more...
Ford is adding a new higher-performance addition to the Mach-E family called the Rally. As the name suggests, it intends on combining lots of power with added ride height and lots of durability improvements to give buyers the opportunity for some WRC thrills. When it's released, the Mach-E Rally will be the most... Read more...
The European Parliament has passed a new law that will force smartphone companies to provide access to a phone's battery in order for consumers to be able to replace them. The law was passed with overwhelming support, as 587 voted in favor, and only 9 voted against the new measure. Old-timers might have been heard... Read more...
Samsung might be stacking its battery life on future devices with EV technology. Samsung SDI has been working with two Chinese companies to develop new stacking equipment utilized in battery production, according to a recent report. Samsung SDI is the department that currently develops and manufactures Li-Ion... Read more...
The Biden administration finalized standards concerning its national electric vehicle charger network aimed at making the refueling process in the United States more accessible for all brands of electric vehicles. The new rules will require chargers to be made in the USA immediately, as well as 55% of their cost be... Read more...
Volvo is stepping up its game in the EV market through its Polestar division, which is rolling out a significantly upgraded Polestar 2, it's five-door electric performance fastback. For the 2024 model year, the retooled Polestar 2 gets an engine upgrade that promises "substantial increases in both efficiency and... Read more...
It's not a good start for Toyota's first mass-produced all-electric vehicle, the bz4x SUV. Luckily the issue is not related to the fact that it is an electric vehicle. Not so lucky, however, is that the defect is a potentially deadly one. Toyota is the world's largest auto-maker by sales, and it submitted a recall... Read more...
The iconic 1967 Ford Mustang is being reinvented by a British company, and it is breathtaking. But if you want to get your hands on one of these rare cars, you better act fast because only 499 are up for sale. When one thinks of a Ford Mustang from the 1960's, you immediately think of an American muscle car and the... Read more...
A group of scientists believe they have found a material that could be a game changer when it comes to lithium-ion battery life. The team has been delving specifically into the negative terminals inside lithium-ion batteries. Anyone who has ever owned a smartphone can relate to how quickly the battery life can... Read more...
Be honest, do the names "Honda" or "Sony" come immediately to mind when thinking about electric vehicles and EV brands? Probably not, though let's check back at the end of the decade and see where thing are at. As automakers continue to steer their efforts towards battery powered cars, Honda and Sony are forming an... Read more...
For anyone that has ever uttered "I'm Batman" in a deep, raspy voice, artist Nguyen Dac Chung may have just created your ultimate crime fighting vehicle. The world's first and only electric Batmobile replica is on display and available to buy now. When one thinks of electric vehicles, images of Elon Musk and Tesla... Read more...
We brought you news late last month that Rivian R1T production is scheduled to kick off in September after multiple delays. At the time, Rivian CEO RJ Scaringe acknowledged, "We are currently working with various governing agencies on the final approvals needed for us to make the first deliveries to preorder customers... Read more...
Although the Tesla Model S recently welcomed the Porsche Taycan as a fresh-faced competitor, there are a couple of additional entries that will vie for $100,000+ EV supremacy. While those two players are aimed more at the sport end of the spectrum, the Mercedes-Benz EQS and the Lucid Air heavily emphasize... Read more...
Tesla is undoubtedly the most famous and most successful electric automaker on the planet, but there’s a new upstart with deep pockets that is looking to make its mark. Rivian first announced its R1T electric pickup in late 2018, and nearly three years later, the company is on the verge of kicking off... Read more...
While Tesla might grab all the headlines regarding electric vehicles these days, we can't forget that Nissan was really the first to bring us a mainstream, mass-market EV with the Leaf in 2010. That goofy-looking EV had just 73 miles of range, but it was sufficient for many people with short daily commutes. Nissan... Read more...
It looks as though one of the best parts about owning a Tesla will soon become less exclusive. Ever since the Model S launched a decade ago, Tesla has built out an extensive Supercharger network in the United States and around the globe. The network is only accessible to Tesla owners and allows them to [relatively]... Read more...
Ford is off to a strong start with its Mustang Mach-E. While the vehicle only has a passing resemblance to its namesake, the Mustang Mach-E brings performance and flair to the electric vehicle (EV) market. Today, the company announced that the Mach-E GT and Mach-E GT Performance Edition have sailed past their... Read more...
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