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Porsche planning luxury fast-charging stations with lounges

Electromobility is getting a posh step into the future if Porsche has its way. The luxury auto manufacturer is planning to offers its own fast-charing stations. This falls in the same vein as the Tesla Supercharger network and Rivian’s Colorado State Parks network, but takes the idea to a whole new level. The Porsche network […]

by Eileen Falkenberg-Hull
3/22/2021
Jeep Magneto EV Wrangler electrifying Moab for Easter Jeep Safari

Every year, Jeep builds some crazy concepts to take out to Utah for the annual Easter Jeep Safari. Some of these concepts are wild, never-make-it-to-production one-offs, while others give us an indication on where the brand is heading in the future. This year, one of the concepts is called the Magneto. It’s an all-electric Jeep […]

by Chad Kirchner
3/22/2021
Porsche 911 will likely not go all-electric: Report

Porsche’s ambitious electrification plan expects up to 80 percent of the brand’s sales to be made up of battery-electric vehicles. However, don’t expect the 911 sports car to make up part of that soon. According to a report from CNBC, Porsche doesn’t plan to make the 911 completely electric like the Taycan and the upcoming […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/19/2021
Porsche expects EVs to make up 80% of sales by 2030

Porsche has announced its Strategy 2030 plan to turn itself into a carbon-neutral company by 2030. This means that the whole vehicle production process must be done sustainably and also sees the brand doubling down on electrification as it expects battery-electric vehicles to make up a large chunk of its sales by the next decade. […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/19/2021
Rivian’s new charging network includes proprietary and open chargers: What to expect

Recently, Rivian announced that it was going to be building out a charging network to coincide with the launch of its R1T pickup and R1S sport utility EV. There are two types of chargers; the Rivian Adventure Network and the Rivian Waypoints. The Rivian Waypoints are a series of SAE J-1772 level 2 chargers that […]

by Chad Kirchner
3/19/2021
Did Rivian just reveal the efficiency of the R1T and R1S electric vehicles? Maybe

Rivian just announced its Rivian Adventure Network, which is a series of DC fast chargers located throughout the country. Additionally, the company also showed off its Rivian Waypoint and home charging solution. We’ll have more on that later. But while we were looking through, we couldn’t help but notice that it appears Rivian has told […]

by Chad Kirchner
3/18/2021
Rivian to install EV chargers at Colorado State Parks, expanding network for outdoors enthusiasts

Rivian has announced that it will install EV charging stations at all 42 Colorado state parks. The brand will pay for all of the costs after the proposal was unanimously approved by the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission. Backers noted that this move is a big step toward achieving the state’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions Roadmap, […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/18/2021
SAIC and Luminar Technologies form partnership for autonomous EVs

Luminar Technologies has announced that it has partnered up with SAIC, the largest automaker in China to supply the latter’s upcoming R Brand battery-electric vehicles with advanced driver assistance and autonomous technologies. SAIC’s upcoming EV lineup is set to start production with the intent of making autonomous and driver assistance technologies standard across all vehicles. […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/18/2021
2022 Hyundai Tucson PHEV estimated to get 32-mile EV range

Hyundai has released more details on the 2022 Tucson Plug-In Hybrid, the most powerful iteration of its popular compact crossover to date. Like the standard hybrid, the Tucson PHEV gets a 1.6-liter turbo-four paired to an electric motor, a six-speed automatic transmission, and a lithium-ion battery. The battery used in the Tucson PHEV is larger […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/18/2021
All-electric BMW 5 Series, 7 Series, and X1 are coming

The iX and i4 aren’t the only all-electric BMW models coming. At its 2021 Media Day Conference, the German brand has announced the full extent of its electrification offensive. By 2023, BMW plans to have an EV for 90 percent of the segment that it competes in. “We are consciously adopting a broad approach with […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/17/2021