NEWS

“Christmas Vacation” re-imagined with the Ford Mustang Mach-E

Aside from “Die Hard,” one of the best Christmas movies made was “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation.” In that movie, an iconic scene involves Clark Griswold trying to light up the house’s holiday lights. Griswold, played by Chevy Chase, is back with a remake of that famous scene. Alongside his wife Ellen, played by Beverly D’Angelo, […]

by Chad Kirchner
12/20/2020
Need to remove someone’s gall bladder? Do it in the new Mercedes-Benz EQS

If you find yourself driving along in the new Mercedes-Benz EQS and have to perform emergency gall bladder removal surgery on a passenger, you’ll be thanking your lucky stars you’re in the new Benz. Why? Because thanks to the efforts of Mercedes engineers, the new EQS has one of the cleanest air environments in any […]

by Chad Kirchner
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
Rivian announces adventure-focused vehicle charging network

As off-road fans ourselves, we were excited to hear about the first electric pickups a few years back. Though one of the first concerns was charging on the trail. How could you ever take your EV truck to off the beaten path and be assured you’d have enough energy to get home or to the […]

by Samanthan Rutherford
12/17/2020
Nissan Design’s GT-R (x) 2050 turns the car into a wearable machine

When the world is fully autonomous, what would happen to the driver’s cars? What’s going to happen to car enthusiasts? Well, Nissan Design has gone and attempted to answer to that by bringing an idea envisioned by one of its interns to life complete with inspiration from Godzilla itself, the Nissan GT-R. The GT-R (x) […]

by Stefan Ogbac
12/16/2020
2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV teased ahead debut

The Chevrolet Bolt EUV has been teased ahead once more of next year’s launch. This time, the headlights have been shown and it looks like this all-electric SUV will get the same two-tier layout that’s become common on many utility vehicles. Turn signals are up high and have a sequential pattern just like you’d find […]

by Stefan Ogbac
12/16/2020
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
Subaru confirms first EV model

Subaru has confirmed that it will launch its first all-electric vehicle in the first half of this decade. In terms of size, Subaru says that its EV will be an SUV with similar exterior dimensions to the Forester. The SUV will be built on a platform shared with Toyota dubbed e-TNGA. When this yet to be […]

by Stefan Ogbac
12/15/2020
Tesla offering one year of free Supercharging on Model 3 and Model Y: Report

It’s close to the end of the quarter, which means it’s time for Tesla to offer some sort of incentive to push metal. This time, at least for now, it’s a year of free Supercharging. According to a report from Electrek, sales personnel are authorized to add one year of free high speed charging to […]

by Chad Kirchner
12/14/2020
Toyota’s solid-state batteries could arrive by 2021

Toyota has never been one to jump on a bandwagon. The Japanese automaker prefers a conservative approach to make sure its reputation for reliability isn’t tarnished and its products come out nearly bulletproof. That strategy may just pay off in the electrification race because according to one report, Toyota’s solid-state batteries are coming next year. […]

by Stefan Ogbac
12/14/2020