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
GM, Honda begin commercial hydrogen fuel cell production at jointly owned factory in Michigan

GM and Honda have been codeveloping hydrogen fuel cells for years, and these efforts are, at long last, bearing fruit. On Thursday, the automakers’ 50-50 joint venture Fuel Cell System Manufacturing facility in Brownstown, Michigan commenced commercial production of hydrogen fuel cells. The systems built at FCSM will find their way into a variety of […]

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Stellantis unveils STLA Large vehicle platform that will underpin everything from Jeeps to Hellcat-beating sedans

Stellantis, that American-French-Italian automaker headquartered in the Netherlands is a bit behind the curve on electrifying its sprawling vehicle portfolio, but the company is slowly revealing its EV plans. On Friday, the multinational company announced its upcoming STLA Large architecture, a highly flexible, EV-native platform that’s poised to underpin a wide range of D- and […]

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2023 Volkswagen ID.4 S RWD review: A good value, but not necessarily a great EV

Volkswagen’s venerable ID.4 all-electric SUV has received some welcome upgrades for 2023. Styling tweaks and interior enhancements are the most obvious changes for the latest model year, but this vehicle also benefits from several powertrain improvements that make it easier to live with and an even better value than before. Outside, not much is new […]

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Ford F-150 Lightning Switchgear concept resets electric truck expectations

The new Ford F-150 Lightning Switchgear concept pushes the boundaries of what’s expected from an electric truck. Unveiled on Wednesday, this pumped-up pickup amplifies the Lightning’s already impressive off-road capabilities in significant ways and looks great doing it. Inspired by the F-150 RTR Ultimate Fun-Haver project vehicle from way back in 2016, this vehicle was […]

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Ram unveils all-electric ProMaster van with 162 miles of range and loads of tech

Ram has debuted what will be its first electric vehicle to hit the market. On Tuesday, Stellantis’ popular truck and commercial division unveiled the new ProMaster EV, a versatile battery-powered van with impressive performance figures and generous amounts of standard technology. When it comes to range, the one thing everyone seems to fret about, this […]

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REE Automotive’s innovative P7-C chassis cab clears government hurdles, starts heading to dealers

On Thursday, REE Automotive announced an important milestone. Customers have started receiving the company’s all-electric, fully controlled-by-wire P7-C chassis cab platform. This innovative vehicle has completed EPA certification and is compliant with relevant Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS). In a media release shared by the company, Richard Colley, REE Automotive’s vice president of government […]

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Lamborghini’s Telemetry X Concept can provide real-time coaching while you’re doing hot laps

Lamborghini unveiled an innovative technology concept at CES in Las Vegas on Tuesday. Telemetry X is the Italian automaker’s new track connectivity system that monitors biometric data, can provide drivers with remote coaching and even includes a digital cockpit. Telemetry X is all about improving the on-track driving experience. One of the most innovative features […]

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Honda debuts two sleek all-electric concepts, updated logo at CES

Engineers and designers at Honda are hard at work on the company’s next-generation of electric vehicles. Opening its proverbial kimono, the Japanese automaker unveiled not one, but two sleek-looking concepts at CES in Las Vegas on Tuesday, vehicles that clearly show where the company is headed in the not-too-distant future. Part of the “Honda 0 […]

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Kia unveils highly customizable Platform Beyond Vehicles at CES 2024

To meet the diverse – and ever-evolving – needs of customers, Kia revealed a new family of versatile and highly customizable vehicles at CES in Las Vegas on Monday. The South Korean automaker’s new Platform Beyond Vehicles, PBV for short, are EVs designed to revolutionize the mobility industry with interchangeable bodies and tailor-made interiors. Previewing […]

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2023 Hyundai Ioniq 6 review: Longer (range), lower (price), wider (appeal)

If you’re shopping for an EV with big range and a low price, look no further than the 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 6. This “electrified streamliner” as the automaker calls it may cost more than a Chevy Bolt or Nissan Leaf, and it can’t go as far on a full charge as a Lucid Air or […]

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