Curiously Absent: Tesla Cybertruck

Tesla Cybertruck

The Tesla Cybertruck remains but a dream for this EV maker. Elon Musk is well known for his grand pronouncements, but at least his usual hoopla eventually becomes true. We waited ages for the first Telsa SUV and eventually got two models. A pair of sedans complete the product line. … Read more

About the Ford Mustang Mach-E Stop Sell Order

Ford Mustang Mach-E

A pending recall for the Ford Mustang Mach-E. This week, the Ford Motor Company ordered dealers to stop selling the Ford Mustang Mach-E electric vehicle. The order follows the recognition that a safety defect might make cars immobile. Currently, 49,000 vehicles are covered and will likely face a recall. Mach-E … Read more

Quick Spin: Toyota bZ4X

2023 Toyota bZ4X

Spending a week or even a full day with a new model gives us a proper introduction to the vehicle. But when time is of the essence, sometimes there are only minutes available for a preview. That is exactly what happened during a near week-long press trip to Toyota’s headquarters … Read more

All-New Cadillac Lyriq Sells Out in 4 Hours

Cadillac Lyriq

On May 19, Cadillac’s first-ever all-electric vehicle went on sale at 9 a.m. By 1 p.m., the 2023 Lyriq sold out, leaving some customers waiting for the 2024s. Cadillac did not say how many Lyriqs were sold that day, but more than 233,000 had expressed interest. Further, GM expected about … Read more

Hyundai Ioniq 5 Deep Dive

2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5

If you are considering the Hyundai Ioniq 5 electric vehicle, you are in company with an untold number of Americans who are in shock over gas prices. For some individuals, an EV was far from a priority until now. But with fill-ups costing $75, $90, to well over $100, pain … Read more

A Hybrid Corvette Arrives in 2023

2023 Chevrolet Corvette ZO6

The Chevrolet Corvette is America’s sports car and our love affair with this machine remains strong after nearly seven decades. Come 2023, an electrified version of the famed two-seater arrives, launching a sea change for this iconic model. Gas models will continue, but a hybrid will precede an all-electric version … Read more

A Lincoln Star is Born

Lincoln Star

Ford’s Lincoln brand composes a lineup of utility vehicles only, a far cry from the massive sedans that once dominated this luxury brand. In keeping with the existing SUV theme, an all-electric Lincoln Star Concept was revealed in Los Angeles this week. The concept points to Lincoln’s plan to introduce … Read more

Lotus Eletre All-Electric SUV

Lotus Eletre

British cars may not carry quite the same cachet as they did following their peak years after the Second War World, but they remain relevant today. Rolls-Royce and Bentley ate the two super elite luxury brands. Jaguar, Aston Martin, Land Rover, McLaren, MG, Mini, and Lotus are among the others. … Read more

Grin Master: Genesis X Speedium Coupe

Genesis X Concept

Not every concept vehicle is destined for production and the Genesis X Speedium Coupe is one such model that won’t make it. Genesis introduced the alluring, all-electric vehicle off-site during the 2022 New York International Auto Show, at the company’s design house in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District. The beefy coupe points … Read more

Refreshed Nissan Leaf Maintains Its Price Advantage

2023 Nissan Leaf

The Nissan Leaf is a trendsetter, the first mass-produced electric vehicle for the masses. Yes, it followed on the heels of Tesla, but unlike its somewhat rival, it retained an initial pricing advantage until the Model 3 appeared. More recently the Leaf has battled a host of new models, including … Read more

Will Airflow Save the Chrysler Brand?

Chrysler Airflow

Like every other major auto show, the New York International Auto Show allows manufacturers to showcase concept vehicles. Concepts are just that – an idea that may or may not become a production model. Even in cases where the concept is never built, design elements and other features often do. … Read more

What is the Peugeot e-Rifter?

Peugeot e-Rifter

The Peugeot e-Rifter is a multi-purpose vehicle splitting from the previous family version of the Peugeot Partner. The regular variant was first announced in 2018, while the electric variant was unveiled in 2021. Nowadays, all the regular gasoline and petrol engines have been dropped, meaning that the e-Rifter is the … Read more

What is the Volvo XC20?

Volvo Concept Recharge

Volvo had plenty of success while only selling more executive cars, and it is easy to understand why they would desire to produce an accessible entry model. Moreover, Volvo has plans for full electrification by the year 2030. In response to these targets, Volvo announced the Volvo XC20, a small full-electric premium … Read more

Chevrolet Debuts the 2024 Silverado EV

Chevrolet Silverado EV

Chevrolet took the wraps off the Silverado EV at the 2022 CES and we’re eager to share what we know about it. The Silverado EV is the latest in upwards of 30 electrified GM models coming by 2025, with most based on the company’s Ultium all-electric architecture. The first model … Read more

Chrysler Will Become an All-Electric Brand by 2028

Chrysler Airflow Logo

The Chrysler marque has fallen on hard times lately, obscured under Fiat Chrysler and seemingly threatened with the emergence of Stellantis in 2021. With just two models left – the Pacifica/Voyager minivan and the aged 300 sedan – its future seemed in doubt. While Stellantis was consolidating Fiat Chrysler with … Read more

Doubled Capacity: Ford F-150 Lightning

Ford F-150 Lightning

One of the most hotly anticipated new pickup truck models is not the in-production GMC Hummer EV nor is it the Rivian R1T. It even is not the Tesla Cybertruck, a model that has been promised and delayed for several years. Instead, the model is the Ford F-150 Lightning, an … Read more

Full Electric: 2022 Hyundai IONIQ 5 Crossover

Since its 2017 model launch, the IONIQ has represented Hyundai’s electrification efforts under one model name. The original model, offered in hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and full-electric versions, gave the Korean automaker a solid offering in a small, but growing segment. Fast forward to 2022 and the latest IONIQ models debuts, … Read more

Mini Cooper S Maximizes Thrills

Mini Cooper S

There are small cars and then we have the Mini Cooper. Occupying space between “A” and “B” segment models, the Cooper is downright diminutive. It is also iconic, tech-laden, comfortable, and a hoot to drive. There is nothing quite the same as the Mini Cooper until you outfit this vehicle … Read more

VinFast Eyes Entering U.S. Market in 2022

VinFast Sedan

Vietnam’s VinFast intends to market EVs stateside. A relatively new automaker is making plans to sell its cars in the United States. VinFast, the Vietnamese automotive manufacturer, will bring two electric vehicles to the 2021 Los Angeles Auto Show in November. Founded in 2017, VinFast began producing its first models … Read more

Lucid Air Dream Now a Reality

Lucid Air

Upstart Lucid Motors launches its first product. Production of the Lucid Air sedan has commenced, as an assembly line in Arizona rolled off its first models this week. The long-awaited, all-electric model has the Tesla Model S sedan in its crosshairs, promising a 520-mile range and with performance numbers that … Read more

GM Outlines Chevrolet Bolt Fire Solution

2019 Chevrolet Bolt

The Bolt EV problem requires a lasting solution. GM is aggressively attempting to quell the fallout from its Chevrolet Bolt EV fiasco. The Bolt is GM’s first fully dedicated electric vehicle and was supposed to serve as a transition from the Chevrolet Volt PHEV to more advanced models, such as … Read more

GM’s Chevrolet Bolt Nightmare

nightmare

The Chevrolet Bolt was supposed to underscore GM’s electric vehicle prowess. Following on the heels of the plug-in electric hybrid Chevrolet Volt, the new model offered GM a strong 1-2 punch in the electric sphere. That was 2017 and since then, GM discontinued the Chevy Volt. Presently, the company is … Read more

First Glance: 2023 Subaru Solterra EV

Subaru Solterra

  Subaru is late to the electric vehicle game, but it plans to jump in as soon as mid-2022 with its first model. Indeed, the 2023 Subaru Solterra is on its way, a vehicle built on the company’s e-Subaru Global Platform. The new model shares its underpinnings with the Toyota … Read more

It’s Electric: Introducing the Genesis GV60

Genesis GV60

The GV60 is the first electric-dedicated Genesis model. Five years after introducing its first model, the Genesis brand is ready to move on to its sixth. Three sedans followed by two SUVs have put Hyundai’s luxury marque on solid footing. We knew the sixth model would be electric and that’s … Read more

About the Electric Cadillac Celestiq

Cadillac Lyriq

The Celestiq in one of several all-electric models planned for Cadillac. GM, much as nearly every other major vehicle manufacturer has planned, promises to embrace electrification in a big way. This comes from a company that built the all-electric EV-1 in the 1990s, effectively launching the modern electric car era. … Read more

What is Hercules Electric Vehicles?

Hercules Electric Vehicles

So many electric vehicle startups, so little time. Aptera, Baker, Coda, Detroit Electric, Dyson, and Fisker, are among the names that sought to challenge Tesla and failed. Or, in the case of Dyson, some never got beyond the conceptual phase. More recently, we have seen a host of new players … Read more

Prologue is the New Honda BEV

Honda FCV

Prologue is the start of something new for Honda. Like other manufacturers, Honda is pursuing a path to vehicle electrification. However, unlike most competitors, they are not going this road alone. At least not initially. As the first half of 2021 draws to a close, Honda’s North American operation announced … Read more

Mazda and Sustainable Zoom Zoom 2030

Mazda Large Gasoline Engine PHEV

Mazda outlines its plans for an electric future with Zoom Zoom. Earlier this month, we learned that Mazda will drop a pair of models from its U.S. portfolio this year. Both the small CX-3 crossover and the midsize Mazda6 sedan will no longer be sold in America. However, these vehicles … Read more