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EV charging infrastructure is part of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework

The Biden administration has voiced their support for the Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework, which is the largest long-term investment for the United States’ transportation infrastructure. Sustainability is one of the biggest focuses and will make up $1.2 trillion in total to help transition to clean energy, minimize pollution, and create more jobs for economic growth. Part […]

by Stefan Ogbac
8/2/2021
Tesla Cybertruck delay confirmed during the second-quarter earnings call: Report

Should we be surprised that Tesla’s upcoming Cybertruck is delayed? No. Originally promised to come off the production line in late 2021, the angular pickup with a so-called exoskeleton won’t be delivered to consumers until sometime in 2022 or later. That shouldn’t shock anyone because Tesla’s timelines are never on point; the company has a […]

by Stefan Ogbac
7/30/2021
2023 Mercedes-Benz EQE sedan teased ahead of Munich debut

The 2023 Mercedes-Benz EQE sedan has been teased ahead of its official debut at the 2021 Munich auto show this September. Two teaser photos were published by Mercedes; the exterior shows a curvaceous four-door just like the larger EQS but the taillight pattern appears to be different featuring a single LED light bar connecting the […]

by Stefan Ogbac
7/30/2021
2024 Volkswagen ID. Buzz will reportedly get three versions

The 2024 Volkswagen ID. Buzz is getting at least three different variants to cater to everything from commercial to personal needs. Automotive News Europe reports that there are at least three flavors coming. Europe will get a six-passenger version targeted at “ride-pooling” services features individually accessible rear seats complete with an information screen for each […]

by Stefan Ogbac
7/30/2021

REVIEWS

Honda
2021 Honda CR-V Hybrid review: The preferred CR-V

The 2021 Honda CR-V Hybrid may not be the newest entrant in the red-hot compact crossover segment but it still holds its own against recently redesigned competitors. This family hauler aged so well that it remains one of the most compelling propositions in its segment. In hybrid flavor, the CR-V’s appeal grows further. Standard AWD, […]

by Stefan Ogbac
8/2/2021
Audi
2021 Audi Q5 PHEV review: Comfortably car-like driving experience

Are you looking for an electrified luxury compact crossover that drives like a car? Take a look at the 2021 Audi Q5 PHEV. Unlike most modern utility vehicles, the Q5 embraces its car-like character. From its looks to the way it drives and the ambience you get sitting in it, the Q5 doesn’t shy away […]

by Stefan Ogbac
7/26/2021
Volvo
2021 Volvo XC90 T8 Recharge review: Electrified Scandinavian luxury for the whole family

If you were to look up the definition of a luxury family crossover, chances are you’ll find a photo of the 2021 Volvo XC90 next to it. The current iteration of Volvo’s flagship utility vehicle jump-started its brand revival and redefined its identity. Five years later, the XC90 remains relevant, fresh, and formidable. We have […]

by Stefan Ogbac
7/19/2021
Karma
2021 Karma GS-6 review: Updated take on a familiar formula

For those who remember the Fisker Karma, the 2021 Karma GS-6 will be familiar because it’s essentially the same car. This is the latest evolution of that formula only this time it’s been refined with more modern features plus a slightly revised look. It’s also one of the few series hybrids on sale in the […]

by Stefan Ogbac
7/11/2021

OPINION PIECES

The series hybrid may just be the way to get consumers to embrace electrification

For most consumers, a battery-electric vehicle isn’t the most viable solution, especially if you don’t have a charger at home. Between range anxiety and the perceived inconvenience of charging, the majority of the U.S. population doesn’t see it as a feasible option just yet. But what if I told you that there’s a potential middle […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/22/2021

Charging by the minute for EV charging should be illegal

Owning an electric car means that sometimes you won’t be charging at home or work, but rather at a DCFC station. This might be because you’re on a road trip, or you’re just out driving around and need some extra juice. There are many different places that offer fast charging, from a variety of different […]

by Chad Kirchner
6/16/2021
2022 Ford Maverick hybrid pickup truck: How we’d spec it

The 2022 Ford Maverick is a bit of a trendsetter. It’s the only truck expected to get 37 mpg combined thanks to its standard hybrid powertrain and the second model to enter the recently revived compact pickup segment alongside the Hyundai Santa Cruz. This vehicle is aimed straight at people who need the capabilities of […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/14/2021
The Android Automotive UI is a game changer

Multimedia systems are one of the most used parts of a car and manufacturers must get it right. Automakers have approached this differently to varying results. The best ones to date are Hyundai Motor Group, General Motors, Stellantis, and Mercedes-Benz. All of these companies have interfaces that are user-friendly because they’re either super straightforward or […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/14/2021
Pre-order a Tesla Roadster Founders Series and paid the full $250,000 up front? Here’s how much you’re potentially out

On November 16, 2017, Tesla debuted the perpetually upcoming Tesla Roadster 2.0. At that point, Elon Musk opened up the order banks for reservations. The reservation amount was substantial — $5,000 up front and $45,000 after 10 days — but if you wanted to secure that ultra lucrative Founders Series, you had to shell out […]

by Chad Kirchner
6/8/2021

HOW-TO ARTICLES

How to use camp mode in your Tesla
by Robbi Hess
5/27/2021
How-to charge your EV for free
by Samanthan Rutherford
1/4/2021
How-to find detailed Tesla Supercharger location information
by Chad Kirchner
12/24/2020
How-to charge an electric vehicle
by Stefan Ogbac
12/10/2020

BUYING GUIDES

Which 2021 Honda Accord Hybrid trim should you get?

Good value doesn’t always mean getting as much as you can for as little money. In some cases, what the additional content adds to the experience matters more than the dollars you spend. As the mid-size sedan bench mark, the 2021 Honda Accord Hybrid must give you more than the competition in terms of substance. […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/28/2021

Top 5 tire pressure gauges for your electric car

Whether you’re going down the road or cross-country, the last thing you want to be faced with is a flat tire. Unless you are traveling with your own pit crew who can leap to your aid and make certain the tire pressure is where it belongs and can fix your flat or replace your tire, […]

by Robbi Hess
6/21/2021
2021 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid vs. 2021 Toyota Venza: Which one should you get?

If you’re looking for a fuel-efficient electrified crossover, there’s a wealth of choice out there, especially in the compact and mid-size segments. Toyota alone has a hybrid for every need and if yours only requires two rows, you can choose between the RAV4 Hybrid or the Venza. Which one to get? How does each one […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/16/2021
2022 Ford Maverick vs. 2021 Honda Ridgeline: Does size really matter?

Unibody pickups were once seen as crossovers with beds masquerading as trucks but it appears the trend has caught on. With the arrival of the 2022 Ford Maverick, there are now three trucks that use a unibody construction. The original, however, was the Honda Ridgeline and it has stuck with that formula. With that said, […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/14/2021
2022 Ford Maverick vs. 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz: Who leads the compact pickup truck fight?

The compact truck segment has officially been revived and two automakers have jumped at the opportunity to lure consumers wanting a city-friendly pickup. With the 2022 Ford Maverick and 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz, there are now two options for those wanting the utility of a bed but aren’t willing to move up to a mid-size […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/14/2021

FEATURE ARTICLES

See the 2022 BMW iX and i4 electric vehicle lineup up close inside and out
by Chad Kirchner
7/16/2021
2022 Volvo C40 Recharge exudes a different aura in the metal
by Stefan Ogbac
7/12/2021
2023 Polestar 3: What we know about the all-electric performance crossover
by Stefan Ogbac
7/11/2021
Is the Polestar 2 about to get a power bump?
by Stefan Ogbac
7/11/2021