Craig Cole

Craig brings 15 years of automotive journalism experience to the EV Pulse team. A lifelong resident of Michigan, he’s as happy with a wrench or welding gun in hand as he is in front of the camera or behind a keyboard. When not hosting videos or cranking out features and reviews, he’s probably out in the garage working on one of his project cars. To date, he’s fully restored a 1936 Ford V8 sedan and is currently resurrecting another flathead-powered relic, a ’51 Ford Crestliner. Craig is a proud member of the Automotive Press Association (APA) and the Midwest Automotive Media Association (MAMA).
Craig Cole
2022 BMW i4 M50 review: Lightning quick, dynamically dull

The 2022 BMW i4 M50 is the first fully electric performance vehicle from BMW’s M division. Essentially a battery-powered version of the 4 Series Gran Coupe, this vehicle offers explosive acceleration, lots of great tech and a few compromises you might not expect. A paint job that POPS Before getting to this vehicle’s driving dynamics, […]

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Aqua Metals expanding to make clean, economically viable lithium-ion battery recycling a reality

Big news in the battery-recycling world. Scaling its operations up, on Wednesday, Aqua Metals announced it plans to build an entire campus in the Reno, Nevada area dedicated to processing more than 20 million pounds of lithium-ion battery material each year. SEE ALSO: Breakthrough recycling process for lithium-ion batteries is clean, quick and economically viable […]

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Solar panels to help Ford go carbon neutral in Europe by 2035

Across the entirety of its European operations, Ford is aiming to be carbon neutral by 2035, an ambitious goal to be certain. This applies not only to manufacturing plants but the company’s logistics and suppliers as well. Solar power will play a major role in helping the automaker go green, and on Tuesday, Ford announced […]

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Polestar makes waves, drivetrain tech to power high-end Candela C-8 boat

Water and electricity don’t mix. In most cases you should probably avoid running extension cords around the perimeter of your in-ground pool or using a space heater near the bathtub. But on rear occasions water and electricity can make a great combo, as Candela clearly demonstrates. SEE ALSO: 2024 Chevy Corvette E-Ray debuts with 655 hp, […]

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Vehicle-to-everything communication is coming to an intersection near you (well, eventually)

Roadway fatalities and injuries are a major issue. The World Health Organization estimates that traffic crashes result in nearly 1.3 million preventable deaths and some 50 million injuries around the globe every year, absolutely staggering figures. If anything can be done to lower – or ideally prevent – these casualties it should be implemented. One […]

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2024 Chevy Corvette E-Ray debuts with 655 hp, standard all-wheel drive

Chevy unveiled the 2024 Corvette E-Ray on Tuesday morning, commemorating the iconic nameplate’s 70th birthday. The first-generation Corvette debuted on January 17, 1953 at Motorama in New York City. Fast-forward seven decades and the new E-Ray is unlike any other Corvette ever offered by the Bow Tie brand. This sports car features a hybrid powertrain, […]

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Five future technologies that promise to improve EV range

For drivers that are considering an electric vehicle, range is often the No. 1 concern, especially for those living in regions where the weather gets cold. Of course, countless companies around the world are hard at work addressing this issue, coming up with innovative ways of increasing how far an EV can go between charges. […]

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Harbinger aims to redefine medium-duty vehicle segment with new platform

From passenger cars to pickup trucks, the world is slowly going electric, but when it comes to replacing fossil fuels on a truly meaningful scale, “We believe there’s no better opportunity than medium-duty vehicles,” said Phillip Weicker, chief technology officer and co-founder of Harbinger in an interview with EV Pulse. Delivery vans and their kin […]

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Innovative new tech from Symbio boosts hydrogen fuel cell life by 20%

Everybody talks about how battery-electric vehicles will clean up personal transportation. And it’s true, BEVs are a cornerstone of the ongoing green revolution, but they’re not the only path forward. Hydrogen fuel cells will also play a critical role in the coming years, especially in commercial applications, since this technology scales up much better than […]

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New tech from Magna can change a vehicle’s shape before your very eyes

You will find practically everything at CES, from crazy kitchen gadgets to the latest concept cars, virtual reality headsets to an unending amount of computer hardware, and, of course, just about everything in between. Plenty of future automotive technologies were on display at the massive trade show this year, including supplier company Magna’s new Morphing […]

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