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NEWS

Survey says Ford F-150 Lightning the top electric truck

What’s the most popular electric truck? According to Autolist.com, a company that helps drivers buy and sell vehicles, it’s the F-150 Lightning. This is the second year in a row Ford’s battery-powered pickup topped the organization’s annual EV Truck Survey. There aren’t that many all-electric pickups available today, but even when future offerings are factored […]

by Craig Cole
11/28/2022
Amazon driver gives an up-close look at the new Rivian EDV all-electric delivery van

With relatively short routes and the ability to recharge at depots every night, electrification is ideal for commercial fleet operators and delivery companies. This is why offerings like the BrightDrop Zevo 600 and Ford E-Transit have been introduced. Another all-electric van of note is the Rivian EDV, which the automaker builds for goliath online retailer […]

by Craig Cole
11/28/2022
New Abarth 500e is the electric hot hatch we all want

While the BEV offerings in the U.S. are growing, the market is mostly dominated by crossovers and SUVs. Those shopping for something sportier with just two doors have very little options. Now that the Fiat 500e is returning in 2024, our attention turns to the hotter Abarth variant that has just made its debut. As […]

by Jason Siu
11/22/2022
Your next Domino’s Pizza delivery is likely coming in a Chevy Bolt

Domino’s Pizza has announced it will be rolling out a nationwide fleet of 800 Chevrolet Bolt EVs in the U.S. over the coming months. More than 100 of these custom-branded EVs have already begun arriving at select franchise and corporate stores this month with the remaining 700 to follow. According to the largest pizza company […]

by Jason Siu
11/21/2022

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11/3/2022

REVIEWS

Chevrolet
2023 Chevy Bolt EUV Premier review: The best value in the EV world

The 2023 Chevrolet Bolt EUV is one of the greatest values on the road today. Not only does this all-electric crossover have a spacious, nicely trimmed interior, the Bolt EUV also offers plenty of smart features, has decent range between charges and is available for practically a bargain-basement price. Few vehicles available today, especially in […]

by Craig Cole
11/8/2022
ICECO GO20 dual zone 12v car refrigerator review

Car refrigerators have really grown in popularity over the last few years, arguably due to more EVs being on the road. With a standard gasoline-powered vehicle, 12-volt refrigerators or coolers can leave you with a dead battery unless you have your vehicle running the entire time. That’s not the case with EVs, especially those that […]

by Jason Siu
10/14/2022
Kia
2023 Kia Niro EV first drive review: A more affordable EV6

Kia’s Electric Global Modular Platform — E-GMP — is all the rage in electric vehicles, delivering solid range, excellent driving dynamics, and practical storage in a range of new cars and crossovers. The EV6 is one of the best cars Kia currently sells, and the upcoming EV9 family hauler will surely impress. But at a […]

by Chad Kirchner
10/11/2022
Nissan
2023 Nissan Ariya first drive review: Worth the wait

Revealed over 2 years ago, the Nissan Ariya has suffered a few setbacks going from reveal to production. The supply chain disruptions thanks to the pandemic made it tough on the entire industry. But the U.S.-spec Ariya is on U.S. shores and about to head to dealerships, so we finally got a chance to get […]

by Chad Kirchner
10/7/2022

OPINION PIECES

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
11/8/2022

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
10/7/2022
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
8/29/2022
What will replace the Dodge Charger and Challenger at Brampton?

We’re in the midst of a weeklong event called Dodge Speed Week, where the company is spending 3 nights to talk about the current status of Dodge, where it’ll be in the near future, and where it’s heading in the long-term future. We had an opportunity to attend a briefing about the event, and learned […]

by Chad Kirchner
8/16/2022
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

HOW-TO ARTICLES

How-to use camp mode in your Tesla
by Robbi Hess
11/1/2022
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

Do I need a Level 2 home charger for my Nissan Leaf?

Originally introduced in 2010, the Nissan Leaf was one of the first mainstream BEVs in the U.S. The second-generation model was introduced in 2017 before arriving dealerships in 2018. Throughout the years, Nissan has continually improved on the Leaf and if you’re in the market for one and want to learn more about its charging […]

by Jason Siu
11/4/2022

Do I need a Level 2 home charger for my Toyota Prius Prime?

As the plug-in hybrid variant of the popular Toyota Prius, the Prius Prime offers an EPA-estimated driving range of 25 miles in EV Mode from its 8.8-kWh battery pack. The vehicle comes with a charging cable that offers Level 1 charging speeds and can be plugged into your standard 120-volt household outlet. In this post, […]

by Jason Siu
11/1/2022
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
9/16/2022
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

FEATURE ARTICLES

We test the range of the Ford E-Transit at maximum payload
by Chad Kirchner
11/11/2022
EV Basics: Helping make sense of EV ownership concepts and terminology
by Staff
10/24/2022
EV 101: Do I need a home charger if I want an electric vehicle?
by Samanthan Rutherford
10/13/2022
EV 101: Will the cold weather shorten my EV’s range?
by Samanthan Rutherford
9/22/2022