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Plug-in home charging stations make level 2 charging easy and affordable

For most people planning to switch to an EV, home charging infrastructure is a major consideration. Depending on the style and specific brand of charger, getting ready to charge can involve contractors, electricians, and a substantial expense. However, a new generation of 240-volt home-based chargers are knocking down barriers to EV ownership. All you need […]

by Jeff Zurschmeide
12/18/2020
Several electrified vehicles make the NACTOY finalists list

One of the biggest awards in automotive is the North American Car, Truck and SUV of the year. Each year a variety of journalists from across North America drive and vote on what they think is the best in each category. Today, NACTOY released its list of finalists in each of those categories. What’s interesting […]

by Chad Kirchner
12/17/2020
Our Mustang Mach-E performance testing results

Recently, we had a chance to spend a few hours with the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E electric crossover. During our time with it, we were able to test some of the performance metrics of the vehicle. We weren’t able to conduct our full barrage of tests, but we were able to hit some key metrics. […]

by Chad Kirchner
12/15/2020
2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E first drive review: Future of high performance Fords is electric

Most commenters on the internet — never read the comments — were outraged when Ford announced that its new electric crossover would carry the Mustang name. Surely a four-door, high-riding crossover with available all-wheel drive can’t be in the same family as a rear-drive, high-horsepower performance sports car. Or can it? We spent the day […]

by Chad Kirchner
12/15/2020
Everything you need to know about the electric Ford pickup truck

While there are a ton of electric pickup trucks in the pipeline from a variety of different automotive startups, Ford’s electric F-150 pickup truck will be one of the first competitors from an established, mainstream automaker. Is an electric Ford F-150 in your future? Here’s everything you need to know about it. What is an […]

by Chad Kirchner
12/14/2020
2021 Ford F-150 PowerBoost hybrid fuel economy numbers revealed

The 2021 Ford F-150 is the first Ford pickup truck to be offered with a hybrid powertrain option. It’s a 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 assisted by an electric motor, and it makes 430 horsepower and 570 lb-ft of torque. If that sounds like a lot of performance, that’s because it is. But what does that performance […]

by Chad Kirchner
12/11/2020
2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E pricing breakdown

The 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E is about to start shipping to customers and dealerships, and you might be thinking about adding the electric Mustang to your fleet. You are likely wondering, “how much does it cost?” The Mustang Mach-E currently comes in a rear-wheel drive version and an all-wheel drive version. There are two different […]

by Chad Kirchner
12/9/2020
Mustang Mach-E GT Performance Edition: Ford’s answer to Tesla’s Model Y Performance

Looking through the specs of the upcoming Ford Mustang Mach-E, some of the numbers just don’t match up to what Tesla is capable of doing with the Model Y Performance. Simply put, more power is needed. Now, Ford is delivering the answer with more power. But the Mach-E GT Performance Edition is more than that, […]

by Chad Kirchner
12/1/2020
Which electric pickup truck will be canceled next?

When it was expected General Motors was going to take an ownership stake in Nikola, it added credibility. Surely with GM on board, the company would do well and the Badger would hit the streets. That’s not, unfortunately, what happened. Through a series of calamities surrounding the former CEO, confidence in the company dwindled. GM […]

by Chad Kirchner
11/30/2020
Electrify America’s Plug&Charge tech strikes at the heart of Tesla’s Supercharger simplicity

Using a Tesla Supercharger is a seamless process. Simply connect the car to the charging cable, and as long as there is a credit card associated with the owner’s Tesla account, the car will start charging and the card will be billed appropriately. Up until now, Tesla was the only one who could provide that […]

by Chad Kirchner
11/24/2020