NEWS

Early EV adopters will buy another EV according to J.D. Power

J.D. Power has released its inaugural Electric Vehicle Ownership Experience (EVX) Study and it has shown that early EV adopters are likely to go buy another one. Using a 1,000-point scale, the EVX study measure’s owner’s satisfaction in seven categories: accuracy of stated battery range, public charging station availability, battery range, ownership costs, vehicle quality, […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/21/2021
Mercedes-Benz reveals the production version of the EQA electric crossover

Mercedes-Benz has officially taken the wraps off the EQA, the first of two all-electric compact crossovers it’s adding to its lineup. Think of the EQA as an all-electric version of the GLA-Class but you can distinguish it with unique design cues like a closed-off grille, full-width taillights, unique 18-inch wheels, additional underbody panels, a rear […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/20/2021
Base model Porsche Taycan is official with rear-wheel drive and 5 digit starting price

If you were waiting for a lighter-weight, rear-wheel drive version of the Porsche Taycan electric sports sedan, your wait is over. Porsche is now making available the standard Porsche Taycan. With a starting price of $81,250 with delivery, the Taycan has a synchronous electric motor and a 600-amp pulse inverter. It still has the 2-speed […]

by Chad Kirchner
1/19/2021
Chevolet’s Bolt EV and Bolt EUV want to be your valentine with February 14 reveal

Chevrolet has been slowly putting out teasers for the refreshed Chevrolet Bolt EV and the new Bolt EUV crossover. We now know when the reveal will happen. It’s Valentine’s Day. To help with the reveal, Chevrolet is partnering with Walt Disney World to reveal the vehicles. Chevrolet says in its release that an all-electric future […]

by Chad Kirchner
1/19/2021
Rivian closes another round of funding

Rivian is gearing up for launch of its R1T pickup truck and R1S crossover. The electric offerings should be coming within a year, and the company is going to need to spend some cash to make it a success. Cash, however, isn’t a problem for Rivian because it has managed to secure another round of […]

by Chad Kirchner
1/19/2021
Did the base Porsche Taycan just get teased?

Porsche released a cryptic teaser on Facebook announcing a new Taycan variant. The photo posted shows four different Taycan models, including the 4S, Turbo, and Turbo S. However, the bronze one on the very left had its badge blurred out, preventing anyone from seeing what this new addition is. If we were to make an […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/19/2021
Cruise gets an influx of cash thanks to an investment from Microsoft

Microsoft announced that it is entering a long-term strategic relationship with Cruise to accelerate the development and commercialization of self-driving automobiles. The new investment comes with a check for $2 billion. “Our mission to bring safer, better and more affordable transportation to everyone isn’t just a tech race — it’s also a trust race,” said […]

by Chad Kirchner
1/19/2021
Tesla apparently values “Full Self-Driving” at exactly $0

If you want to add Tesla‘s “Full Self-Driving” feature to your car, it’ll set you back $10,000. That $10,000 buys you a set of semi-autonomous driving aids and the promise that the car will be able to drive itself in the future. You’d think that adding a $10,000 option to your car would result in […]

by Chad Kirchner
1/18/2021
Next-generation Honda HR-V teased as a hybrid only in Europe

Honda will reveal the global market second-generation HR-V next month. The crossover will lose its rounded shape for something a little more upright based on the teaser shot that the automaker released on its European media site. Like the upcoming eleventh generation Civic, which was previewed by a thinly veiled prototype in late 2020, the […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/18/2021
Mercedes-Benz EQA teased ahead of January 20 debut

One of the smallest Mercedes-Benz EQ models, the EQA, has been teased ahead of its official debut on January 20. Essentially, an all-electric version of the subcompact GLA-Class, the EQA 250 will initially get a 140-kW (188 hp) electric motor. AWD variants will follow along with a 200-kW (268 hp) model sitting at the top […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/18/2021