Chad Kirchner

Chad is the VP of Content for EV Pulse, and other Wrecked Media Group properties. He has years of experience covering the automotive industry and has been featured in Truck Trend, The Drive, Overland Journal, AutoGuide, Automotive Map, and other places.
Chad Kirchner
Škoda Enyaq Coupé iV shows up still wearing its camouflage suit

The IAA show in Munich isn’t just for cars that are currently on sale, but for concepts that are in the works. For Škoda, that means an update to the popular Enyaq crossover. Even though it’s wearing camoflague, here’s the upcoming Škoda Enyaq Coupé iV. Following the trend of four-door coupe body styles made famous by […]

by Chad Kirchner
9/6/2021
Hyundai Motor commits to being carbon neutral by 2045

The South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor has announced that it will achieve carbon neutral status by the year 2045. In conjunction with the IAA Mobility show in Munich, the company also declared that it’ll stop selling internal combustion powered cars in Europe in 2035. Hyundai Motor, which consists of Hyundai and Kia in the United […]

by Chad Kirchner
9/6/2021
Mercedes-Benz debuts all-electric E Class, the 2023 EQE

The flagship Mercedes-EQ EQS is a luxury powerhouse that happens to be powered by electricity. But it’s also not a mainstream product in the way the E Class is. It’s only natural, then, for Mercedes to develop an electric version of the car. Here is the 2023 Mercedes-Benz EQE. The EQE 350, which’ll debut first, […]

by Chad Kirchner
9/5/2021
Mercedes-AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+: Long name, first AMG series production EV

The flagship Mercedes-Benz EQS delivers range and comfort unlike many other electric vehicles you can buy today. But when we think of electric cars, we still often think of performance. Today, Mercedes-AMG has the perfect scratching tool for the performance itch. This is the Mercedes-AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+. This AMG sedan has a 107.8 kWh […]

by Chad Kirchner
9/5/2021
Concept Mercedes-Maybach EQS debuts in Munich

The Mercedes-Benz EQS sedan and crossover will be two flagship products from Mercedes. Running entirely on electricity, these vehicles represent the future of luxury from the German marque. Up until this point, we haven’t seen what is in the works from Maybach. The high-end luxury brand for those who can’t get the level of comfort […]

by Chad Kirchner
9/5/2021
Mercedes-Benz debuts Concept EQG EV replacement for the iconic Geländewagen

This year’s IAA Mobility conference in Munich is starting off a bit early with a slew of reveals from Mercedes-Benz. As the company moves rapidly toward its electrified future, questions arose on what would happen to the iconic G-Wagen. Have no fear, because the Concept EQG is a really strong indication of where that vehicle […]

by Chad Kirchner
9/5/2021
Rivian’s EPA range is officially official

The upcoming Rivian R1T pickup and R1S SUV are going to be the first flagship products from the potentially $80 billion manufacturer. As we get closer and closer to launch, we now know how efficient those vehicles will be. The Launch Edition vehicles, which will ship first, were estimated to have 300 miles of range. […]

by Chad Kirchner
9/3/2021
Spied: 2024 Aston Martin DBX hybrid variant with possibly 800 hp

In the past couple of years, Aston Martin realized that in order to attract more customers to the brand, the company would have to sell an SUV. The DBX is the culmination of the brand’s sporting and luxury heritage with practical features for a modern family. One thing the DBX doesn’t have, though, is a […]

by Chad Kirchner
8/26/2021
Ram Commercial to introduce electrified ProMaster for 2023

The folks over at Ram Commercial just announced updates to the ProMaster lineup of vans, which includes new safety tech and more available options. It’s all well and good, but Ford is bringing an electric Transit to market this year. Where’s the electric ProMaster? It’s coming. While details are scant, the news release detailing the […]

by Chad Kirchner
8/24/2021
Watch: We ride in the Ford Mustang Mach-E GT Performance Edition so you don’t have to

Last week was the 2021 Woodward Dream Cruise in Detroit. For the past several years, Ford was the title sponsor of the event, and the company brought out some goodies for the media to experience. While M-1, Woodward Avenue, is often a parking lot on the Friday and Saturday during the week, there are other […]

by Chad Kirchner
8/23/2021