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Chevrolet confirms that Silverado EV is coming after Hummer EV, built at Factory Zero facility

Chevrolet has confirmed that the next big EV reveal in line following the Hummer EV and SUV is the new EV version of the Chevrolet Silverado. It’ll be build at the Factory Zero facility in Detroit and Hamtramck, Michigan. Built on the Ultium platform, the new Silverado is expected to provide all of the capability […]

by Chad Kirchner
4/6/2021
2024 GMC Hummer EV SUV offers up to 300 miles of range, 830 hp

The second member of the GMC Hummer family has arrived. Meet the 2024 GMC Hummer EV SUV, an all-electric SUV that promises exceptional on- and off-road capability. Compared to its pickup truck sibling, the Hummer EV SUV has a wheelbase that’s 8.9 inches shorter. As a result, the SUV is 20 inches shorter in length […]

by Stefan Ogbac
4/6/2021
Mercedes-AMG outlines E Performance hybrid, all-electric powertrains

Mercedes-AMG has revealed its next-generation of electrified powertrains. Dubbed E Performance, these include a range of hybrid and all-electric powertrains developed in-house. The hybrid systems, which are based on four- and eight-cylinder engines, will be paired to AMG’s latest 4Matic+ AWD system and the Speedshift nine-speed automatic transmission. The lightweight battery is mounted just above […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/31/2021
Genesis X Concept is a near production ready all-electric grand tourer

Genesis has unveiled the X Concept, showing off the next evolution of the brand’s design language. This all-electric coupe follows the New York, GV80, Essentia, and Mint concepts, all of which previewed where Genesis was headed in terms of looks. The X previews what Genesis’ battery-electric models could look like. You won’t mistake the Genesis […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/30/2021

REVIEWS

Polestar
2021 Polestar 2 review: The first fully-electric Polestar

Power is easy to come by in modern vehicles. Whether it’s equipped with a conventional internal combustion engine, a hybrid powertrain, or all-electric, straight-line speed is in abundance. Finding a car that blends speed with finesse, style, and personality, however, is tough. Few can combine those traits beautifully and the ones that do leave a […]

by Stefan Ogbac
4/8/2021
Chevrolet
2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV first drive review: Bolt, upgraded

Improving on an already successful formula is tough. You have to consider how to address what needs tweaking while fine-tuning the car’s strengths. Chevrolet was in this exact position with the original Bolt EV being a strong contender in its segment. How do you build on that goodness? You add a second version that’s roomier, […]

by Stefan Ogbac
4/5/2021
Porsche
2021 Porsche Taycan Turbo S track review: Tackling Porsche’s Experience Center Los Angeles

Performance is key to Porsche’s DNA. Every one of its vehicles, regardless of what’s powering it, must be capable on a track and a winding road. It gives their cars an identity, a distinguishing factor that you won’t mistake for anything else. Driving the Taycan Turbo S at the Porsche Experience Center in Los Angeles […]

by Stefan Ogbac
4/2/2021
Chevrolet
2021 Chevrolet Bolt EV review: Do you need to wait for the new generation?

The Chevrolet Bolt EV was a pioneer when it arrived five years ago. It was one of the first battery electric vehicles to offer over 200 miles of range on a single charge. Since then, the Bolt EV received consistent updates including a 21-mile range increase to 259 miles for the 2020 model year. Is […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/29/2021

OPINION PIECES

Alternating Currents: Why the humble PHEV is the perfect compromise for Americans

In the last month I’ve been on three lengthy road trips across sparsely populated segments of the United States. Thousands of miles traveled on two wheels and four gave me plenty of time to contemplate the American way of life for those of us not living in the density of cities or even towns. One […]

by Bradley Brownell
4/7/2021

It’s time for Toyota to dump the V6 and replace it with hybrid options

Every time we’ve driven a Toyota or Lexus hybrid here at EV Pulse, the conclusion always comes out to them replacing the V6 and turbocharged engines. It’s already happened in the bestselling RAV4 and the same thing is about to occur with the second-generation Lexus NX so how much more before the Camry and Avalon […]

by Stefan Ogbac
4/6/2021
Alternating Currents: Electric cars can’t be the only answer

The United States has a commuting problem. Well, more realistically we have an infrastructure problem, a suburban sprawl problem, a city planning problem, a car dependency problem, a structural racism problem, and a micromanagement problem all rolled into one big commuting problem spaghetti. Electric cars alone will not solve our ills, we need to focus […]

by Bradley Brownell
3/31/2021
Alternating Currents: What if every truck in the United States sold was a Rivian R1T?

Electric trucks are coming. Lots of electric trucks are coming. The first one to market appears as if it will be Rivian’s much ballyhooed R1T. It’s a cool looking truck, and I honestly hope they sell hundreds of thousands of them. It’s not likely to be an incredibly efficient truck, and it’ll certainly be a […]

by Bradley Brownell
3/24/2021
It’s time for the government to come down on Tesla and “Full Self Driving” before more people die

It’s time for some government intervention. Before I get accused of a being a bleeding heart liberal who wants government control of everything, I think there’s a time and place for government, but it also doesn’t need to be all up in my business all the time. One of the places where I think regulation […]

by Chad Kirchner
3/18/2021

HOW-TO ARTICLES

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
How-to check the Tesla stock price at our dedicated hub
by Chad Kirchner
12/10/2020

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
4/8/2021

How much do home EV charging stations cost?

Wondering how much electric vehicle charging stations cost before you make the switch to electric? It all comes down to how quickly they can charge your car and which charging options your car supports. Here’s a run down of what’s available, charging speeds, and how to decide which option is the right one for you. […]

by Nicole Wakelin
4/6/2021
2021 Tesla Model Y Standard Range vs. 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV: Which one should you get?

Utility vehicles are getting electrified left and right, and Chevrolet has added an affordable one in the form of the 2022 Bolt EUV, which is a more rugged relative of the Bolt EV. Aimed directly at the Tesla Model Y, the Bolt EUV builds on what made the Bolt EV by adding more appeal and […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/24/2021
Porsche Taycan vs. Audi e-tron GT: How different are they?

Another luxury sedan joins the all-electric club. The Audi e-tron GT adds a new choice for those wanting to ditch fossil fuel yet still care about performance and luxury. Developed closely alongside the Porsche Taycan, you may be wondering how different is the Audi? What makes the e-tron GT stand out from its platform-mate? We’ve […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/18/2021
17 plug-in hybrid electric vehicles — PHEVs — for first time owners

Plug-in hybrid vehicles are a great way to get a taste of electrified motoring without the range anxiety. The ability to travel set distances strictly in EV mode lets you choose when to drive emissions-free while the gas engine retains a car’s long-distance driving capability. The thought of a new car that runs on gas […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/12/2021

FEATURE ARTICLES

13 EVs that are making a big splash in China
by Sami Haj-Assaad
3/29/2021
Real-world DCFC charging speeds tested for the 2021 Volkswagen ID.4
by Chad Kirchner
3/11/2021
Recharge your EV knowledge: What’s old and new in EV battery technology
by Sami Haj-Assaad
3/10/2021
2022 Alfa Romeo Tonale: Will this electrified crossover thrill?
by Stefan Ogbac
3/9/2021