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Volkswagen announces pricing for the 2023 ID.4 electric SUV

On Thursday, Volkswagen of America announced pricing for the 2023 ID.4 electric compact SUV. The MSRP starts at $38,790 (including $1,295 in destination fees) before a potential Federal tax credit of up to $7,500. The enhanced ID.4 offers an all-new battery pack option, upgraded interior and exterior styling, new colors and trim plus fresh wheel […]

by Miranda Richardson
8/5/2022
Hands-free hero: GM doubling the miles of roadway Super Cruise can be used on

GM’s Super Cruise is one of the greatest automotive innovations to come out in the last 20 years. When the conditions are right and you’re traveling on a limited-access divided highway, this hands-free driving aid allows you to sit back and relax as the vehicle accelerates, stops and even steers itself. Of course, you still […]

by Craig Cole
8/3/2022
Going nationwide: Ford has delivered Lightnings to customers in all 50 states

Early F-150 Lightning customers look forward to deliveries across the country. Within two months, Ford has delivered the electric truck to new owners in all 50 states. Texas (the truck capital of America) and California (the electric vehicle capital of America) lead the way with the highest number of F-150 Lightning deliveries. Regardless of where […]

by Miranda Richardson
8/3/2022
Porsche Cayenne Coupe shows off its interior in latest spy photos

The Porsche Cayenne and Cayenne Coupe are getting a mid-cycle facelift for the 2023 model year and our spy photographers have recently caught it testing in Colorado. These pre-production prototypes sport very light camouflage, giving us a good idea of the changes to expect once it officially debuts. It also gives us a glimpse into […]

by Jason Siu
8/1/2022

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7/27/2022
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7/19/2022

REVIEWS

Ford
2022 Ford Mustang Mach-E GT Performance Edition review: Point and shoot performance

The 2022 Ford Mustang Mach-E GT Performance Edition is a lot like a disposable camera. No, I’m not damning with faint praise, but just like those old-school image-capturing devices, this lovely all-electric SUV is pretty much a point-and-shoot affair. Get the nose facing where you want it, then pull the trigger and this vehicle will […]

by Craig Cole
7/27/2022
Toyota
2023 Toyota bZ4X review: A good — but not great — all-electric SUV

Nope, bZ4X is not the human gene that controls whether you like cilantro, nor is it some obscure airport code or a type of toner cartridge that goes in the office copy machine. This is actually Toyota’s first modern EV. Aside from its unusual name, the 2023 bZ4X is a respectable, though not outstanding all-electric […]

by Craig Cole
6/30/2022
Cadillac
2023 Cadillac Lyriq first drive review: Standard of the EV world

If you follow the automotive industry, you’ll know that Cadillac’s direction has be varied over the past few years. The company moved its headquarters to New York, then back to Michigan. But those days are over. Cadillac’s lineup is possibly the strongest it’s ever been, and it’s being spearheaded by its first electric car. The […]

by Chad Kirchner
6/28/2022
Chevrolet
Updated GM Super Cruise reviewed: The best driver’s assist system, period

Debuting on new products like the GMC Hummer EV, updated Silverado and Sierra pickups, and slowly rolling out to more and more vehicles is an updated version of Super Cruise. Super Cruise is a level 2 driver’s assist system that allows you, the operator, to use the system without your hands on the steering wheel […]

by Chad Kirchner
6/22/2022

OPINION PIECES

How much would Tesla charge non-Tesla drivers to Supercharge?

As part of the massive infrastructure bill passed by the Biden administration, a ton of money was set aside to help grow out the EV fast charging network across the country. To gain access to that money, charging stations can’t be proprietary to one particular make or model. Obviously Tesla would want access to that […]

by Chad Kirchner
7/13/2022

Google, please fix your account issues before more cars get Android Automotive

If you’re like me, you have a Google account for most of your day-to-day life. You might even have a Google Apps for Business account, which allows you to have a custom domain name among other things. I don’t have multiple users, but I wanted a reasonably affordable custom domain suite of options. Google is […]

by Chad Kirchner
6/15/2022
Buc-ee’s needs to get in on EV charging

Recently, a Wall Street Journal article highlighted some of the challenges that still exist with fast charging an electric vehicle on a road trip. While some of the issues encountered are based on the car the author took — a Kia EV6 which doesn’t have dynamic trip planning based on available fast chargers — it […]

by Chad Kirchner
6/6/2022
Ford Pro is leading the way in helping save the power grid

Electric companies aren’t known to be the best companies when it comes to public perception. When the power goes out, you realize how fragile the grid actually is. There have been some big grid issues in the news recently, including a failure in Texas during an ice storm, and an equipment failure that caused a […]

by Chad Kirchner
5/23/2022
Reminder: You don’t have to pay $145,309 for a new F-150 Lightning

In the United States, prices quoted by the manufacturer are Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price. That “suggested” part is key, and how franchised dealerships can charge whatever they want for a new car, regardless of what the brand would like them to sell it at. On a hot new product, especially one that has 200,000 preorders […]

by Chad Kirchner
5/13/2022

HOW-TO ARTICLES

How-to use camp mode in your Tesla
by Robbi Hess
6/28/2022
How-to use Apple’s EV routing function in Apple Maps on iOS 14 and newer
by Chad Kirchner
3/17/2022
How-to build the best EV tire repair kit
by Robbi Hess
9/13/2021
How-to charge your EV for free
by Samanthan Rutherford
1/4/2021

BUYING GUIDES

2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 or 2022 Kia EV6: Which one to buy?

The choices for battery-electric vehicles are growing every year but two entries from Korea stand out above the rest: the 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 and the 2022 Kia EV6. Built on Hyundai Motor Group’s BEV-specific E-GMP platform, both vehicles are new from the ground up and aim to establish their respective brands as electrification leaders. […]

by Stefan Ogbac
7/1/2022

2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 or 2022 Hyundai Kona Electric: Which one to buy?

Car shopping sometimes reveals things you hadn’t thought of when you first started researching what you wanted to buy. In certain cases, you’ll find one brand has two extremely compelling battery-electric vehicles in the lineup. That’s the case with the 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 and 2022 Hyundai Kona Electric. These two are among the best […]

by Stefan Ogbac
7/1/2022
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
6/23/2022
The best tires for an electric vehicle

The tires you have on your electric vehicle play a role in the number of miles you can drive on a charge. You may not have considered the impact your tires have on the EV, but because these tires handle more weight than the same size tires would have to handle if you’re driving an […]

by Robbi Hess
6/20/2022
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
6/7/2022

FEATURE ARTICLES

F-150 Lightning tow and charge: How far you can go and how long it’ll take
by Chad Kirchner
8/4/2022
Shopping for a Tesla Model 3 replacement: Porsche Taycan
by Jason Siu
8/3/2022
How far can a 2022 Volvo XC60 T8 Recharge travel on electricity alone?
by Chad Kirchner
8/2/2022
Wireless charging is an electric vehicle gamechanger
by Craig Cole
7/19/2022