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Volta Zero Enters EV Truck Space
You may not be familiar with Volta Trucks yet, but it has the potential to soon establish itself as a major player in the field of electric transportation. The Swedish company is pushing forwards with its new 16-ton electric truck...
What is Autonomous Driving, really?
We are getting closer to a time when new cars will increasingly have autonomous driving technologies. Although it sounds cool, have we really considered what it might mean? What will future insurance premiums resemble? How about those crazy hackers? Are all...
The Exit of VW's CEO
Herbert Diess's grand strategy for defeating Tesla Inc. depended on 10,000 software developers turning Volkswagen into a tech powerhouse by taking the place of jaded factory workers. Instead, Diess was forced out after two years of angry comments from owners...
Can LDV Challenge EV Competitors?
LDV (Light Duty Vehicle) is a recognized commercial vehicle brand with manufacturing in China and exported to places like Europe and Australia. LDV models are also sold under the Maxus brand. There hasn’t been much global fuss over LDV’s electric...
Rivian Getting the Run on Testing
Recent tug-of-war tests pitted the Rivian R1T and Ford F-150 Lightning against one another. Although the two models are not direct rivals, tests of all types are unavoidable because they are among the first contemporary all-electric pickups on the market....
Lucid Misses The Mark
Tesla’s CEO, Elon Musk criticized competing electric startup, Lucid Motors. In a dismissive tweet, the controversial Tesla boss had a dig at one of his oncoming competitors. After Lucid Motors failed to meet its production and revenue targets at the...
Flashy Fiat 500e Gains Favor
The tiny Fiat 500e has overtaken Tesla sales in the west European electric vehicle market. It is the first time Tesla has lost this lead in 18 months. Tesla has likely been affected the hardest by Covid-19 lockdowns in China...
GM Revving to take EV Lead
Next year, General Motors will begin selling a battery-powered Chevrolet Blazer, making it a direct rival to Tesla's Model Y, the most popular electric SUV in the US. The carmaker announced on Monday that the electric Blazer model will go...
EV Demand Good For Future
More Americans are thinking about getting an electric car the next time they need a new vehicle. For electric vehicle-only automakers like Tesla and Rivian Automotive, this is excellent news. It's also good news for established automakers like Ford Motor and...
Top EV Infotainment Systems
Car infotainment systems are undergoing somewhat of a revolution because of the recent increase in popularity of electric vehicles. The strength of lithium-ion batteries, which power electric vehicles, has allowed automakers to advance infotainment systems. Most modern electric vehicles now...
The MG EV vs the Citroen EV
More electric vehicles are coming to the market this year that may add to the queue of rivals wanting to knock Tesla off as EV industry leader. MG 4 EV The new MG 4 EV, an electric hatchback competitor to...
Polestar Debut Misses Pole Position
Since making its public debut on Friday, Polestar's price has dropped, warning other businesses that the purge might not be finished. The lackluster response to Polestar, the most recent American electric vehicle company to go public, is a warning sign...
Big Moves in Big EV Trucks
According to its CEO, Nikola has started producing an electric truck known as the Tre. The tiny print, however, discloses that it is actually an Iveco chassis coupled with a third-party electric engine. The new truck, which was built in...
Off-road Cruising into the EV World
A deeper look at Toyota's electric response to the Suzuki Jimny is now available. In 2021, the Compact Cruiser and 15 other electric vehicles were unveiled as part of a strategy to sell 3.5 million electric vehicles annually by the...
First EV Startup Plans to Liquidate
ELMS is the first electric vehicle manufacturer founded by SPACs (Special Purpose Acquisition Companies) to fail. Electric Last Mile Solutions (ELMS) has announced its intention to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection, almost a year after the electric vehicle startup...
The Resurrection of the Icon VW Bus
The 2024 Volkswagen ID.Buzz intends to address a completely untapped market in the electric vehicle industry. The ID.Buzz's vintage design is inspired by the legendary VW Bus from the German firm, which inspired the new van's retro style. The new...
BMW & VW Optimistic About EV Business
BMW and Volkswagen both claim that profits from their respective electric car platforms will catch up to those from their ICE vehicles far sooner than projected. While Volkswagen originally expected that its electric vehicles would meet profit margins on gasoline-powered...
The Era of EV Mobility
When you think of an electric vehicle, you probably think of a car and Tesla. However, there is a quiet revolution taking place in transportation. It turns out that electrification can benefit practically all of our modes of transportation, including...
Rivian Stocks Plunge
In 2019, Amazon made a green investment in Rivian, an electric vehicle manufacturer. It saw nothing but red throughout the opening quarter. Amazon reported a $7.6 billion loss on its Rivian stock in its earnings release on Thursday. In the first...
Welcome to the Club!
Every day, it seems like a new carmaker announces its plans to convert to a fully electric lineup by the end of the decade. It's Aston Martin's turn today. The company stated it will launch its first electric model by...
BMW ready to bump Tesla
BMW's sales chief believes Tesla's dominance over the EV industry is coming to an end, as the German manufacturer invests extensively in electric powertrains. Tesla has been the market leader in electric vehicles for years and continues to outsell its...