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Kia concept debuts, previewing EV5 set to launch later this year

Kia’s next dedicated EV is going to be the EV5, previewed by this concept that made its debut at Kia Chinese EV Day. Called the Concept EV5, the production version is set to launch later this year in China before heading to other markets. It’s inspired by the Korean automaker’s “Opposites United” design philosophy and […]

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Mercedes-Benz EQG spied undergoing cold weather testing in the Arctic Circle

Mercedes-Benz made it clear years ago that an all-electric G-Class would eventually be part of its lineup, when it debuted the EQG EV concept. Expected to debut towards at the end of this year or in early 2024, the Mercedes-Benz EQG will usher in a new era for the infamous G-Wagon. The prototype caught on […]

by Jason Siu
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Genesis EVs are now available in 15 states

Hyundai’s luxury brand, Genesis, has announced an expansion of electric vehicles sales in the U.S. Those interested in getting their hands on a Genesis EV can now purchase at select retailers in 15 states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin. Currently, the Korean […]

by Jason Siu
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Kia EV9 makes its official debut wearing more traditional SUV styling

The Kia EV6 is one of the more stylish EVs available, and it definitely sticks out from the rest of the Korean automaker’s lineup. But not everyone finds the EV6 attractive and if you’re looking for a more traditional SUV, Kia now has you covered with the EV9. Official photos of the exterior and interior […]

by Jason Siu
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REVIEWS

Lexus
2023 Lexus RZ 450e first drive review: Range anxious luxury

Before we start talking about the experience driving the new Lexus RZ 450e, we’d like to address a question. Yes, the folks at Lexus learned from the failures of the Toyota bZ4X launch and have ensured that the wheels will, in fact, stay attached to the car. But one of the other shortcomings of the […]

by Chad Kirchner
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Wallbox
Wallbox Pulsar Plus home EV charger hands-on review

After reviewing the Electrify Home HomeStation and finding its size to be one of its biggest issues, I decided to reach out to Wallbox to evaluate the company’s compact Pulsar Plus home EV charger. Wallbox was quick to send out the Pulsar Plus for me to test and review, and I was equally as excited […]

by Jason Siu
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GMC
2023 GMC Hummer EV pickup review: Breaking all the rules

With 1,000 horsepower, a manufacturer-estimated 329 miles of range and more bells and whistles than a casino full of slot machines, the GMC Hummer EV Pickup can take you just about anywhere, from the gnarliest mountain-top trails to 350-kilowatt DC fast chargers, from cross-country road trips – hands-free, courtesy of Super Cruise – to stoplight […]

by Craig Cole
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Lectron
Lectron V-Box 48-amp EV charging station hands-on review

After having great success with Lectron’s Tesla to J1772 adapter to charge my Polestar 2 and Toyota Prius Prime over the last few months, Lectron reached out to me to see if I would be interested in giving its V-Box 48-amp EV charging station a test. Since I have no intentions of ever purchasing another […]

by Jason Siu
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OPINION PIECES

EV advocates are lying to you!

Electric vehicles are the future, but anyone that tells you EVs are perfect, ignore them and run away because they’re lying to you. At EV Pulse, we firmly believe battery-powered cars and pickup trucks will revolutionize how we get around, emphasis on will. The problem is we live in the present, not the future, and […]

by Craig Cole
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Toyota might be best suited for the lithium shortages of the near future

Toyota receives a lot of criticism regarding its EV strategy. Mainly, people accuse Toyota of simply not having one. We’ve been critical of them, too. The rest of the automotive industry in Korea, Europe, China, and the United States are racing toward EV development, while Toyota is methodically slow. The company has its reasons. “We […]

by Chad Kirchner
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Tesla is the most vulnerable it has been in a long time

There were times in the history of Tesla as an auto manufacturer that the company was in trouble. Getting a Model 3 out the door was a much bigger challenge than the company expected, and even the CEO said it was near bankruptcy. But lately, times are again dark. Not because building cars is hard […]

by Chad Kirchner
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The truth about electric truck towing

If you have an interest at all in electric pickup trucks, you’re probably concerned with how far you can tow with one. Whether you’re just hauling a set of side-by-sides to your summer cabin twice a year, or regularly hauling around lawn care equipment — or anything in between — it’s a question you likely […]

by Chad Kirchner
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That new gas powered, V8 Mustang with a manual transmission? You can thank the Mach-E for that

The upcoming Detroit Auto Show isn’t going to set the world on fire, but there is a product that is going to debut there that enthusiasts will appreciate. The next generation, gasoline-powered, manual-equipped Ford Mustang coupe is set to bow in a few weeks. Why? Because the Mustang Mach-E. It’s amazing to me that we’re […]

by Chad Kirchner
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HOW-TO ARTICLES

How-to charge any EV with a Tesla charger
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How-to use camp mode in your Tesla
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How-to charge an electric vehicle
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How-to build the best EV tire repair kit
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BUYING GUIDES

Which home charger or Level 2 charger should I buy for my Tesla?

You’ve decided that Tesla is the electric vehicle for you, but which home charger should you buy? While Tesla sells its own charging equipment, there are other lots of other options to consider. Here’s a breakdown of how EV charging works and how quickly the different chargers can charge your Tesla so you can decide […]

by Nicole Wakelin
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How can I better organize and store my EV charging cable?

If you’ve recently purchased a PHEV or BEV and it came with a charging cable, you’re probably wondering what’s the best way to store it. The last thing you want to do is have the cable loosely scattered across your garage floor, and you want to keep that connector as well protected as possible. One […]

by Jason Siu
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2022 Hyundai Tucson PHEV and 2022 Ford Escape PHEV: Which one to buy?

Crossovers fall into different parts of the spectrum. Some are more car-like, while others lean heavily into the off-road side of things. The 2022 Hyundai Tucson PHEV sits neatly in the middle of everything, while the 2022 Ford Escape PHEV goes all-in on being as car-like as it can. Both vehicles offer something unique, especially […]

by Stefan Ogbac
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What adapter do I need to connect to the Ford F-150 Pro Power Onboard generator?

One of the coolest features of the 2021 Ford F-150, in addition to the hybrid added to the lineup, is the onboard power generator. Ford calls it Pro Power Onboard, and it can produce up to 7.2 kW of electricity if it’s equipped to the hybrid version of the truck. At first glance, the power […]

by Chad Kirchner
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The best floor mats for the Tesla Model Y

Your Tesla Model Y electric vehicle is the car of your dreams, right? If you want to protect your investment as well as the interior of the vehicle, you may want to invest in floor mats for it. Tesla equips the vehicle with carpeted floor mats and while those are adequate for the short-term, you […]

by Robbi Hess
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FEATURE ARTICLES

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