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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...
A new challenger to the Tesla Model 3 is entering the ring, and it's coming from a familiar name in the compact luxury sedan market. BMW just revealed U.S. pricing and specifications for the electrified version of its 4-Series. Of course, given that it's a BMW, the vehicle won't come cheap, and its starting price is... Read more...
EVs currently account for a low single-digit percentage when it comes to new vehicle sales in the United States. The Biden administration wants to boost the take rate significantly by weaning Americans off gasoline- and diesel-engine cars and trucks. However, something needs to be done about the current tax credit... Read more...
Ford’s F-150 has been the best-selling pickup truck in the United States for the past four decades. So, it should come as no surprise that when Ford officially revealed the all-electric F-150 Lightning last night and began taking reservations, that there would be a lot of interest. Ford CEO Jim Farley said in an... Read more...
Ford just revealed its all-new F-150 Lightning, and it is going to make a massive splash in the full-size truck market. Tesla might have barked the loudest when it unveiled the Cybertruck over two years ago, but Ford is showing us the tangible goods with the F-150 Lightning. Ford also announced pricing and specs that... Read more...
Cadillac showed off a concept version of its upcoming Lyriq electric crossover in August, which will battle the Tesla Model Y and Model X. Today, Cadillac revealed the production version of the Lyriq and the overall design remains intact except for road-legal necessities like side mirrors. The design of the Lyriq is... Read more...
Just over a week ago, Mercedes-Benz gave us range figures for its EQS luxury electric sedan, and they were impressive with a WLTP rating of 478 miles. Today, the German automaker fully revealed its Tesla Model S fighter, and it's an over-the-top luxury chariot that has few equals when it comes to the details. While... Read more...
After teasing its first “built from the ground-up” electric vehicle two weeks ago, Kia this morning officially unveiled its new EV6. As you can tell from its looks, the EV6 is designed to turn heads and won’t be mistaken for anything else on the road. Built on Hyundai’s E-GMP platform, the EV6 rides on a relatively... Read more...
Hyundai first gave us a glimpse at its latest electric vehicle when it debuted the Concept 45 two years ago. Now, the production version of that car has been unveiled, and it is a fetching design quite unlike any other EV that has come before it. Witness the Ioniq 5, which features a crisp, angle-driven look that is... Read more...
Back in July 2020, Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced plans to cancel the Standard Range version of its Model Y electric crossover. The Model Y Standard Range was originally announced with a base price of $39,000 (before incentives) and an EPA estimated drive range of 230 miles, which Musk later said was "unacceptably... Read more...
Back in September 2019, Amazon announced that it was ordering a total of 100,000 electric delivery vans from Rivian. This announcement came after Amazon had invested $750 million into the EV maker in its efforts to become net zero carbon across all of its operations by the year 2040. Now, Amazon is revealing the... Read more...
When it comes to electric cars, Tesla has long been at the top of the heap with respect to market share, performance, and range. A newcomer to the electric car market, however, is looking to beat Tesla at its own game. Lucid Motors wants to disrupt the market with respect to performance and maximum driving range while... Read more...
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