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NEWS

2022 GMC Hummer EV revealed

The wait is finally over. We now have details on the upcoming, all-electric pickup truck from GMC. Badged as the Hummer EV, GMC claims it’s the world’s first electric super truck. Powering the Hummer EV is GM’s Ultium Drive setup, with an estimated 1,000 horsepower being sent to all four wheels. Additionally, GMC is claiming […]

by Chad Kirchner
10/20/2020
GM building Cadillac Lyriq and other EVs at Spring Hill plant in Tennessee

General Motors decided that the land of George Strait, after he left his exes, was the perfect place to build the upcoming Cadillac Lyriq and other electric vehicles. It’s such an optimal place, in fact, the company is spending $2 billion to transition the plant. “We are committed to investing in the U.S., our employees […]

by Chad Kirchner
10/20/2020
Tesla reduces used vehicle warranty in confusing pattern of confidence reducing measures

In order to build confidence in the brand, Tesla offered two things that made it stand out. One, it allowed people to drive the car for 7 days and return it no questions asked. Two, Tesla offered 2 to 4 year warranties on used Model S and Model X models. The company cut the 7 […]

by Chad Kirchner
10/19/2020
Tesla removes 7 day no hassle return policy on new cars sold

One of the disadvantages of buying a new car without driving it is that you aren’t sure what you’re going to get. With Tesla‘s build quality issues of the past, being able to spend a week with your new purchase was a crucial step to build confidence in the vehicle  you purchased. Now that feature […]

by Chad Kirchner
10/19/2020

REVIEWS
Chrysler
2020 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid review: Living the plug-in van life

The 2020 Chrysler Pacifica is the only minivan on sale right now that is available as a hybrid. That means, one could argue, that it is both best-in-class and worst-in-class. But judging the Pacifica solely based on the competition would be doing it a disservice. It’s a very good utility vehicle with state-of-the-art tech that […]

by Chad Kirchner
9/11/2020
Toyota
2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid review: No plug, but absolutely worth mentioning

Here at EV Pulse, we like to cover the latest in battery-electric vehicles, alternative energy, and advanced technology. Featuring a vehicle on this site that doesn’t have a plug might seem like we’re going against our own directive. But the 2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid is such a darn good car that it achieves the objectives […]

by Chad Kirchner
9/8/2020
Mini
2021 Mini Cooper S E review: The perfect city runabout

When Mini announced the Cooper S E, the fully-electric 2-door Mini Cooper, critics instantly attacked it for the range. With only 110-miles of EPA certified range, that surely wouldn’t be enough for someone to live with every day, especially in the winter. But when you get behind the wheel and drive it, you realize that 110 […]

by Chad Kirchner
9/4/2020
OPINION PIECES
Has Tesla lost that lovin’ feelin’?

A lot has happened in the last few days and months to make us question whether Tesla is still the sweetheart it once was. Defying industry norms, Tesla refused to follow traditional sales methods by not conforming to the dealer model legacy auto has had in place for decades. Regular over the air updates and […]

by Samanthan Rutherford
10/23/2020

Alternating Currents: If Tesla truly cared about the environment, it would open up its charging network to non-Teslas

“Tesla’s mission is to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy.” That is the company mission statement. Though some of the verbiage has changed it has been more or less the same mission since the company was founded. Every time I remember this fact, a question immediately pops up in my head. If Tesla wants […]

by Bradley Brownell
10/21/2020
Captain Obvious: The GMC Hummer EV was never supposed to be all things to all people

The 2022 GMC Hummer EV is finally here, kind of. It’ll be here at the end of next year. But now that we’ve seen it, people are chiming in on what they think. Many, it seems like, don’t like it because it wasn’t designed for them. Well no shit. The electric pickup truck is rapidly […]

by Chad Kirchner
10/21/2020
Elon Musk’s price change of the Tesla Model S electric vehicle is only partially related to Lucid Motors

Tesla recently announced another price drop on their Model S electric sedan. The base price is now $69,420. The primary competition is priced at $69,900 after the $7,500 tax credit. It’s easy to assume that Lucid Motors was the cause for the new price drop, now that it has announced pricing for its Air electric […]

by Chad Kirchner
10/15/2020
Alternating Currents: Formula E will be bigger than Formula One by 2025

  Honda recently announced that the Japanese automaker would be abandoning its Formula One engine supply program at the close of the 2021 season. Its reasoning? The need to focus the company’s engineering expertise on future drivetrain tech for its road car business. This is the driving force behind the expensive and extravagant F1 program’s […]

by Bradley Brownell
10/14/2020

HOW-TO ARTICLES
How-to use Apple’s EV routing function in Apple Maps on iOS 14
by Chad Kirchner
9/18/2020
BUYING GUIDES
Enhancing the ownership experience: The first accessories to buy with your new EV

With any vehicle purchase comes a handful of accessories that will help make ownership easy and a positive experience. We’ve compiled a list of accessories any new EV owner should strongly consider after taking delivery of their new vehicle. Home Charing Station Hands-down the number-one accessory any EV owner should buy is a home charging […]

by Samanthan Rutherford
10/22/2020

Pros and cons: Should you purchase the white interior for your new Tesla?

Billed as a premium option, Tesla offers a white interior in the Model S, X, 3 and Y. It is a $1,000 option for 3 and Y shoppers, and $1,500 extra for S and X models, which also offer a cream interior for the same upcharge. Casual observation shows that few buyers opt for the […]

by Samanthan Rutherford
10/6/2020
Is an EV right for me? Things to consider before taking the plunge into electric vehicle ownership

Most electric vehicle owners will tell you they’re happy with their gas-free vehicle, but that doesn’t mean an EV is for everyone. The driving characteristics will be familiar, but there is more to the equation. If you’re thinking about buying an EV, follow the list of considerations below to help make your decision. Motivation Going […]

by Samanthan Rutherford
10/6/2020

FEATURE ARTICLES
2021 Nissan Ariya photo gallery
by Chad Kirchner
10/26/2020
2022 GMC Hummer EV Edition 1 photo gallery
by Chad Kirchner
10/21/2020
Top 5 EVs with the longest range: October 2020
by Chad Kirchner
10/20/2020
8 best sci-fi EVs we wish we could drive
by Benjamin Hunting
10/14/2020