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2022 Nissan Qashqai debuts with e-Power hybrid system

Nissan has finally taken the wraps off the third-generation 2022 Qashqai and it marks the first time the brand’s e-Power hybrid system will be offered in the European market. The subcompact crossover is one of the bestselling models for Nissan and it’s now sporting a sharp new look. In total, Nissan has sold well over […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/18/2021
Ford Motor Company joins responsible mining initiative to better raw material mining practices

Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) is the first American automaker to join the Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance (IMRA), a multi-sector effort centered around best practices for multiple aspects of mining. In its annual sustainability report, issued in mid-2020, Ford put on paper its intent to become fully carbon neutral by 2050. There are planned […]

by Eileen Falkenberg-Hull
2/18/2021
Airstream considering self-propelled trailers to assist in towing with an EV

EVs solve a lot of problems for a lot of people, but long-distance towing remains somewhat of an Achilles heel for widespread adoption. With a record number of Americans now vacationing with drivable and towable recreational vehicles according to the RV Industry Association, towing a camper just isn’t all that feasible with an EV due […]

by Samanthan Rutherford
2/18/2021
Ford reveals its plans to go all-electric on passenger cars by 2030 in Europe

As we get closer and closer to the year 2030, more automakers announce that they’ll be electric by in Europe by then. Today’s addition? Ford. By 2030, the Blue Oval will be selling only electric passenger cars in Europe. Ford laid out its plans for both its passenger cars and commercial vehicles today across the […]

by Chad Kirchner
2/17/2021
McLaren introduces company’s first High-Performance Hybrid: The Artura

There’s a new supercar from McLaren about to hit the streets, and it’s powered by a turbocharged V6 hybrid. It’s the Artura, and it gives us a look at the future of McLaren. McLaren sports cars need to be quick, and this one will be with its 577 bhp turbo V6 and its 431 lb-ft […]

by Chad Kirchner
2/16/2021
2022 Hyundai Kona Electric gets a new look and more tech

Hyundai has finally announced the U.S.-spec 2022 Kona lineup and the biggest highlight for the all-electric version is the addition of new tech features. The Kona Electric is now offered with a dual-screen layout featuring two 10.25-inch displays. As with newer Hyundai models, only Kona variants with the smaller main touch screen get a wireless […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/16/2021
Lotus ER-9 design study showcases future EV endurance race car

Lotus has revealed a design study of what could become an endurance race car that may find its way into circuits by the 2030 season. Called the E-R9, this insane concept features a cool delta-wing-like body to maximize aerodynamics and a center canopy similar to what you’d find in a Le Mans prototype race car. […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/16/2021
2022 Kia Niro EV to be sold nationwide in the United States

Among battery-electric vehicles outside of Tesla, the Kia Niro EV is one of the most compelling, offering a blend of practicality, range, and user-friendly tech. Unfortunately, not everyone in the nation can buy one because it’s only sold in 12 states. Some competitors like the Nissan Leaf, Chevrolet Bolt, and Tesla’s full range are more […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/16/2021
2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 gets a cool movable center console

Hyundai has set February 23 for the debut of the 2022 Ioniq 5 via a virtual event. That didn’t stop the brand from dropping another teaser, though. We finally get a glimpse of the car’s interior and it looks like it’ll have some nifty features enabled by the E-GMP platform. The biggest highlight is the […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/15/2021
2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class teased, to offer only electrified powertrains

Mercedes-Benz has teased the next-generation 2022 C-Class and revealed that every powertrain offering will be electrified. This is the first vehicle in the lineup to offer that; however, we don’t know if that includes mild-hybrid applications that use a 48-volt starter generator to smoothen the powerband by filling in torque holes. With the new car […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/15/2021