NEWS

First GMC Hummer EV Edition 1 to be auctioned off at Barrett-Jackson

Barrett-Jackson Auctions has announced that the first 2020 GMC Hummer EV Edition 1 will cross the auction block. The auction company’s flagship event, which is held in Scottsdale, Arizona every March, has been used by automakers to auction off the first examples of hotly anticipated models like the Hummer EV. General Motors will also auction […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/26/2021
2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 shows off cool details in new teaser

The virtual world debut of the 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 is just a few days away and we got another teaser showing some of the car’s neatest design cues. In a 43-second video posted on YouTube, Hyundai gives us a glimpse of its first dedicated electric vehicle in what appears to be a spy-themed short […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/26/2021
Biden’s new “Buy American” executive order promises to purchase domestically made electric vehicles

President Joe Biden recently issued an executive order for government offices to “Buy American.” The governmentwide edict directs organizations to purchase American made goods. That includes electric vehicles from American manufacturers. Speaking about the EO the President said, “The federal government also owns an enormous fleet of vehicles, which we’re going to replace with clean […]

by Chad Kirchner
1/25/2021
2021 Ford F-150 hybrid XLT acceleration and braking performance tested

We are spending time in a mid-spec, 2021 Ford F-150 XLT with the hybrid engine. It’s a four-wheel drive version of the truck. Since the hybrid is basically added to the 3.5-liter EcoBoost that is already on top-spec F-150s, we figured it’d be a good opportunity to run it through our performance testing. For those […]

by Chad Kirchner
1/25/2021
Volkswagen confirms ID.4 GTX and ID.5

Volkswagen’s electrification offensive is in full swing and more models are about to join the lineup. Hidden in a news release announcing that it’s beating its goals for reducing carbon dioxide emissions is an announcement that it will add two more electrified models. The first of the two is the ID.4 GTX. Think of this […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/25/2021
Genesis’ electrified lineup to grow beyond dedicated crossover

Hyundai Motor Group’s commitment to electrification is extensive. Between the three brands under its umbrella, it will introduce 23 electric vehicles by 2025. This year, Genesis will introduce its dedicated battery electric vehicle, a crossover code-named JW1. The car’s design will be inspired by the Mint Concept, which debuted at the 2019 New York Auto […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/25/2021
Mercedes-Benz EQS prototype put through its paces to highlight powertrain

Development of the Mercedes-Benz EQS continues as the all-electric luxury sedan gets closer to its official debut. This time, Mercedes-Benz has released a video on YouTube highlighting the powertrain motivating what it calls the S-Class of electric vehicles. Built on a dedicated platform for EVs, the Mercedes-Benz EQS is the first one to use that […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/25/2021
Lotus teases future of vehicle lineup, most will be electric

Last year, Lotus said that it would be making one more gasoline-powered sports car before going entirely electric. The future is in electrons, and for a small make like Lotus, it’s better to embrace that future completely. That’s why this teaser released from Lotus is important to you. Many of those vehicles you see under […]

by Chad Kirchner
1/25/2021
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