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Polestar 2 gets over-the-air updates and range improvements

Polestar has expanded their vehicles’ ability to get over-the-air (OTA) updates. A new safety feature focused on warning you of road hazards has also been included as part of the latest software. “With OTA we bring the latest software updates straight to Polestar 2 customers just like they experience it on their smartphones,” said Polestar […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/25/2021
2022 Lexus NX leaked online ahead of reveal

Editor’s Note: The original video, not surprisingly, has been pulled. But not before people took screenshots. Well, this is a surprise! We weren’t supposed to see the 2022 Lexus NX until later this year but thanks to a video suddenly popping up unannounced on a Reddit post, we get to see the car in all […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/24/2021
2021 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV carries over with more power and bigger battery

Mitsubishi has finally released details on the 2021 Outlander PHEV, the plug-in hybrid variant of its compact crossover. Unlike the standard car, the electrified version is still the previous generation model. However, it gets significant changes under the skin. The most notable update is the powertrain, which swaps the 2.0-liter four-cylinder for a 2.4-liter making […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/23/2021
Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo completes final testing ahead of debut

The arrival of the latest addition to the Taycan family is getting close as Porsche finishes putting the car through its challenging testing program. In total, the Taycan Cross Turismo will have traveled 620,352 testing miles, equivalent to circling the globe 25 times. Through that, Porsche put its camouflaged prototype through its paces on proving […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/23/2021
2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 revealed with retro-futuristic looks

Hyundai’s first dedicated battery-electric vehicle has finally arrived. The 2022 Ioniq 5 carries over nearly unchanged from the 45 Concept it’s based on complete with pixel-like LED headlights and taillights, flushed door handles that automatically pop out, and geometric alloy wheels up to 20 inches in size. Certain versions will also get a solar panel […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/23/2021
Electrified Ford Ranger pickup likely in Europe, though final form is still unclear

Earlier today, CarExpert in Australia stated that a plug-in hybrid Ford Ranger was coming to Europe, and speculated on whether or not that truck would then find its way to Australia. A new Ranger is coming, for sure, and it’ll likely be a global product, but it’s unclear if the electrified Ford Ranger will exist […]

by Chad Kirchner
2/22/2021
Watch the reveal of the Hyundai Ioniq 5 right here

The official reveal of the Hyundai Ioniq 5 is nearly here, and while we’ve prepared you for what to expect thanks to the various leaks leading up to the reveal, you probably want to watch the reveal yourself. You can do so right here, on this very page, when the reveal happens. Because it’s a […]

by Chad Kirchner
2/22/2021
Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo features “CUV” suspension and drive mode

The official debut of the Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo isn’t that far off and the German brand has dropped us another teaser plus some details on the suspension. Essentially a raised wagon version of the Taycan sedan, the Taycan Cross Turismo is slightly higher off the ground and has roof rails, giving it a rugged […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/19/2021
Bentley working on sustainable, recyclable electric motors for future EVs

Bentley Motors, a subsidiary of the Volkswagen Group (OTCMKTS: VWAGY) and five partners have commenced a research study aimed at delivering a scientific breakthrough in rare earth magnet recycling. The three-years study has the goal of revolutionizing the sustainability of electric motors, a key component in electric vehicles (EVs). The roster of five partners join […]

by Eileen Falkenberg-Hull
2/19/2021
Global market Honda HR-V revealed with hybrid powertrain

Honda has revealed the global market HR-V and it’s less bubbly than its predecessor. The smallest Honda crossover gets a more upright greenhouse but the rear window is still angled more dramatically. Quite possibly the most standout exterior design cue is the grille, which looks like a bunch of slats. You still get rear door […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/18/2021